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

Harry S. Levitan Director of Education

Brandeis University
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Brandeis University, a liberal arts research university, invites applications for the position of the Levitan Director of Education. The director will lead the Education Program which prepares teachers and teacher-leaders for K-12 schools and provides an undergraduate major in Education Studies. The director will serve on the faculty of Brandeis University at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor either inside or outside the tenure system. For this position, we seek an individual who can straddle the worlds of academia and public education and who shares our commitment to promoting social justice through education. The Education Program is a small, lively interdisciplinary unit which currently offers an undergraduate minor in teacher preparation, an MAT program that prepares teachers for both public and Jewish day schools, an undergraduate major in Education Studies that draws on courses from many departments and a master’s program in teacher leadership. The director will be expected to provide creative and strategic intellectual leadership for these initiatives, collaborate with and support the diverse faculty who work within, including the director of teacher education, represent the Education Program inside and outside the university and teach courses central to the mission of vitalizing American public education. We seek a dynamic leader who welcomes the opportunity to lead and develop this expanding Program. Applicants should have a doctorate in Education or a related field and a record of scholarly activity in such areas as equity and school reform, educational policy, teaching and learning, education and schooling, learning and learners in context. Applicants should also have a proven record of effective administrative leadership and higher education teaching experience. The position requires leadership of faculty and students as well as effective management, communications and team-building skills. Experience with program design and grant-seeking would be welcome. Applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and two writing samples that provide a window into your intellectual world and educational vision to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11517. Brandeis University is committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction and service. Applicants should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating how their experiences, interests and future goals could help promote a more equitable and inclusive American educational system. Only online applications will be accepted. Inquiries may be sent to Professor Joseph Reimer (reimer@brandeis.edu). The search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. At Brandeis University we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates that represent a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, just and unified campus community.

Multiple Positions & Grade Levels Available

Camden City School District
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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. Teaching positions that we are currently hiring for include: Special Education, Science, Math, Social Studies, Bilingual, ESL, Elementary or PreK, Health/PE, Music, Art, and Gifted & Talented. Dual certified teachers are highly desired. Please see specific post for role specific requirements including: Bachelors’ Degree from an accredited college or university; New Jersey Standard Certificate or Certificate of Eligibility (or the equivalent from another state); 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. Camden City School District is only accepting electronic applications. Please visit our online application system (https://www.applitrack.com/camdenk12/onlineapp/default.aspx) to submit your resume, cover letter, and references today.

PART TIME INSTRUCTORS

MATHNASIUM - The Math Learning Center
Flemington, NJ
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MATHNASIUM - The Math Learning Center - Flemington, NJ is seeking qualified mathematics instructors for tutoring children in grades K-12. A brief overview: POSITION DESCRIPTION AND REQUIREMENTS: Tutor students in math subjects. Work closely with students to help them achieve their goals. Communicate progress with center director and parents. Learn and utilize the Mathnasium Method to work with students to strengthen skills. CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS: Passion for math, and strong math skills. Background in math or math-related field is helpful(e.g. finance, actuarial sciences, physics, engineering, economics, etc.). Has completed or is working towards completion of a Bachelor's degree. Open-minded to learning new methods of teaching and problem-solving. Aptitude for teaching math to kids of all ages. Friendly and confident with excellent communication skills. Superb organization skills. Ability to multi-task efficiently. Driven to succeed and detail oriented. High level of self-motivation. Possess exemplary character and have strong leadership presence.

VARIOUS TEACHING POSITIONS

MESA Charter High School
Bushwick section of Brooklyn
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MESA Charter High School, a community-based school in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. MESA is in its 5th year of operation and serves 465 students, most of whom are of Hispanic/Latino or African/African-American descent and qualify for free or reduced price lunch. Many of our students and their families are first generation immigrants and English is not their first language. Despite their struggles financially and their language barriers, our families work closely with us to ensure that their children get a high quality MESA education. And, our students push themselves year after year to make major strides in academic achievement. This past year, we graduated our first class of seniors and our graduation rate was 92%! 88% of the Class of 2017 went on to attend a 2-year or 4-year college! Our staff of 70 represents diversity in race/ethnicity, sexual orientation and religion. We have varied personal and work experiences prior to MESA and our differences are valued greatly. We are a melting pot of educators with a common vision: to graduate students who will internalize the connection between academic excellence, perseverance, and economic opportunity, empowering them to assert control over their professional futures. We teach a wide range of subjects and we are our students mentors, advisors and confidants in and outside of the classroom. If what you just learned about our amazing school resonates with you, we would like to connect you with MESA's Director of Culture and External Affairs, Traci L Douglas, so that you can learn more about MESA and the roles that best meet your interests and qualifications. In the meantime, we encourage you check out MESA's website (http://www.mesacharter.org) and all of the current job openings.

Various teaching, coaching and administrative positions

SOUTHERN TEACHERS AGENCY
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Southern Teachers is searching for teacher candidates and we currently have over 1,000 openings. These positions are at hundreds of private/independent, college-preparatory, PreK-12 schools all around the South. Our services are completely free to candidates! How does it work? Submit our online application ASAP to become a candidate, along with a resume and cover letter. If accepted, your placement counselor will have a phone conversation to get to know you and your job search. Then we will send your file to positions that match what you’re looking for, and let you know where your file was sent. As always, if you have questions about Southern Teachers, please feel free to call Austin White, Director of College Recruitment, anytime at (434) 295-9122. You can read more about us at https://southernteachers.com/.