Job Opportunities

Each semester, Teacher Prep offers job placement workshops which guides participants on resume best practices, interviewing techniques, and job search procedures. Workshops are announced on our website as well as in The Daily Princetonian. We also welcome education job listings and invite representatives from independent and public schools to interview on campus (please email Anne Catena, Director of Professional Development Initiatives).

If you are a Teacher Prep alum and need to forward teaching records to a prospective employer, please visit our Records Request page for more information.

Employment Opportunities

Maternity Leave Replacement for Grade 6 Math

STEMCivics PURPLEfect Parc Middle School
Trenton, NJ
Contact Name:
The position will tentatively run from January 3, 2019, through March 29, 2019. Please forward any resumes to Sherri Richardson (Principal) at If the candidate is successful, this could result in a fulltime position for the 2019-2020 academic year. The application will close on December 15, 2018.

Mathematics Teacher (Leave Replacement)

Kinnelon High School
Kinnelon Public Schools
The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of mathematics and the NJSLS for Math. Additionally, the successful candidate will demonstrate strength in instructional strategies/best practices in math instruction and will have strong written and verbal communication skills as well as a valid NJ Certification as a Teacher of Mathematics. Experience is preferred.

Special Education/Science Teacher

Sparta High School
Sparta Township Public Schools
Sparta High School is in need of a Special Education Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. This is a full time tenure track position. Science background a preference. Submit application letter of interest, resume and copy of certifications at:

H.S. Science Teacher (Physics)

Academy for Urban Leadership Charter HS
Perth Amboy, NJ
Position Purpose - Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students' skills and competence in one or more fields of science, including general science, earth science, biology, physiology, chemistry, and physics; develops students skills and abilities in scientific methods and problem-solving, as well as an understanding of the application of science in the solution of practical problems. Essential Functions: 1- Teaches knowledge and skills in physics, in accordance with district curriculum. 2 - Promotes critical and creative thinking and analysis in all related subject areas. 3 - Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning. 4 - Develops lesson plans and instructional materials for subject area, and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction. 5 - Designs learning activities to demonstrate the application of science to everyday existence, including scientific research projects, demonstrations, experiments, and laboratory activities. 6 - Instructs students in the proper use and care of scientific equipment, chemicals, and plant and animal life. 7 - Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed. 8 - Maintains familiarity with district and State standardized tests for the purpose of adapting curriculum to maximize student achievement on such tests. 9 - Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research. 10 - Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws. 11 - Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents. 12 - Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. 13 - Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees. 14 - Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment, maintains inventory records, and ensures equipment is in good working order. Additional Duties - Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. Equipment - Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone. Travel Requirements - Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles. Knowledge of a wide range of science subject areas, including general science, earth science, biology, physiology, chemistry, physics, and other related areas (e.g., mathematics). Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans. Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students. Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed. Ability to organize and coordinate work. Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents. Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work. Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards: Works in standard office and school building environments. Note: Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position. State Certification as a Science Teacher or as required for position. Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation. Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment. Masters Degree preferred.

MIDDLE SCHOOL Social Studies/Science Teacher (dually Cert + Bilingual)

Lakewood Public School District
Contact Name:
Proper NJ Certification(s) required. E.O.E. Send cover letter, resume, and copies of certifications to: Laura A. Winters, Superintendent at:

TWO Middle School Science Teachers & Middle School English Language Arts Teacher (leave replacement)

South River Middle School
South River Public Schools
Applicants must be content area certified. Preference given to candidates with Middle School Science or LA Certificate. Start Date: As soon as possible.


Maplewood Middle School
The South Orange & Maplewood School District
AVAILABLE JANUARY 8, 2019 - The goal of this position is to teach middle school students the mathematics curriculum at the middle school level. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: NJ Math Teacher Certification or Eligibility required; Meets NJ standards for HQT; Demonstrated knowledge in this area preferred; Experience working with students preferred; Strong interpersonal and communication skills; Required criminal history background check and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status. JOB GOAL: To provide instructional leadership in the classroom in accordance with the course of study approved by the Board of Education approved curriculum. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 10 Months. Salary as per SOMEA Agreement. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Implements instruction to meet the individual needs, interests, and abilities of students. 2. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students. 3. Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and objectives. 4. Employs instructional methods and available materials that are appropriate for meeting stated objectives. 5. Assesses the performance of students on a continuing basis and provides progress reports as required. 6. Identifies students who require additional support services. 7. Communicates with colleagues, students, and parents. 8. Maintains high expectations for student performance and behavior. 9. Engages in professional development activities, which enhances instructional practices. 10. Participates in appropriate building and district meetings. 11. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence. 12. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Leave Replacement Science Teacher, Mathematics Teacher & 7th Grade Language Art Position (Leave Replacement)

Pearl R. Miller Middle School
Kinnelon Public School Distirct
Successful candidates will demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of subject area. Additionally, successful candidates will demonstrate strength in instructional strategies/best practices in content instruction and will have strong written and verbal communication skills. A valid NJ Certification required. Experience is preferred. These are tenure track positions. Salaries are commensurated with experience.

Teacher - MS Science, Grades 5-8

Camden City School District
A teacher in the Camden City School District will serve as a classroom leader who works to provide exceptional instruction that affords all students the opportunity to excel academically and meet grade level standards. The teacher will bring content-specific expertise to their instructional planning and delivery that equips students with the skills necessary to become informed, successful citizens in a global economy. The teacher will collaborate closely with other staff members to ensure that all students receive outstanding support and services. Through this role, the teacher will work relentlessly to increase student achievement levels by consistently setting rigorous academic and behavioral goals for students, monitoring progress towards these goals through data analysis, and adjusting course when necessary. The teacher will work to actively build positive and beneficial relationships with parents, guardians and community members in order to positively impact their students’ academic performance. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; Valid NJ Instructional (Teacher’s) Certificate; NJ Teacher of Elementary 1000 (Eligible for Middle School Positions ONLY); NJ Teacher of Elementary k-6 (1001) and Teacher of Middle School Science (eligible for Middle School Positions ONLY); Prior experience teaching low-income students in an urban setting (strongly preferred); A valid driver’s license with current insurance and valid vehicle registration; Required criminal history background check, physical and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status. We are seeking individuals who will exemplify the district’s core values: Respect and Humility - We serve our community by recognizing the strengths, experiences, and perspectives of others. We humbly recognize our own limitations and incorporate lessons we gain from our reflective practice. Evidence-based - We use evidence to inform decisions and to ensure that we are accountable to our students and families. Communication & Collaboration - We communicate openly and work collaboratively, recognizing that getting to the best possible decisions requires input from others. Honest communications build trust and establish a community that assumes best intentions. Solutions-oriented - With respect for the complexity of this work and the history that precedes us, we focus on persistence, resourcefulness, and inclusiveness to drive toward solutions.

Various teaching, coaching and administrative positions

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We have opened registration for our Job Fair on Super Bowl Saturday, February 2, in Charlotte, NC ( This is the first major job fair of the season for private schools in the South, which means that attending teachers will have first crack at hundreds of jobs at some of the best schools in the region. We encourage graduating students interested in becoming teachers at private/independent schools to apply as soon as possible to become a candidate with Southern Teachers. Over the Thanksgiving break, you’ll be able to tell your parents that you really are looking for a job! Southern Teachers is the premier placement agency for private schools in the South. Since 1902, we have helped tens of thousands of teachers—both rookie and experienced—find jobs from Maryland to Miami to Midland, Texas. Our services – to include our Job Fair - are free for candidates. As always, if you have questions about Southern Teachers, please feel free to call 434-295-9122 or email anytime.