Stevens Cooperative School is seeking an energetic and motivated teacher to work with students at all levels, from 2 years old to 8th grade. The best candidates for this position are passionate about working with children and are committed to teaching and learning. They are flexible and have related work experience, such as working as a tutor or as a childcare provider.
The Supplemental Community Teacher will work closely with the Head and Associate Teacher, following the school’s curriculum and pedagogical approaches. They may participate in a combination of working in the classroom and conducting virtual remote learning sessions. They would be part of our mentoring model that fosters an understanding of our schools’ mission and culture and continues to prepare our teachers to develop marketable skills in the independent school landscape. It is important for candidates to be open to receiving feedback from head teachers and academic administrators. Working well with others in a small community and instilling confidence in the program with parents is required.
Work closely with head teachers to implement lesson plans and collaborate on all classroom duties and conduct virtual learning or in person sessions with students.
Work competently with technology - devices and platforms.
Organize and maintain detailed schedules and clear communication with the head and associate teachers.
Deliver instruction in small group settings to remote learning students.
Follow teacher lesson plans and implement remote learning plans, while adjusting for the needs of the group.
Assess and maintain written records of individual student development, as requested by the head teacher.
Communicate with colleagues around student issues and needs.
Participate in the life of the school and be responsible for other duties as assigned by the principals and early childhood director.
Assist in the supervision of children who remain in after school care.
Interact effectively and sensitively with a diverse population of students and faculty/staff.
About Stevens Cooperative School
Stevens Cooperative School is a private (independent) school for two-year-olds through 8th grade with campuses in Hoboken and Newport, Jersey City, NJ. Founded in 1949, Stevens is the oldest parent cooperative school in New Jersey. Originally an informal playgroup for children of the faculty at Stevens Institute of Technology, the school has grown into a full nursery, elementary and middle school, with more than 430 students. The school’s model for education fosters creativity and depth of thinking where the student voice can flourish. Stevens is accredited by the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools. The Stevens community consists of a diverse population of families representing a broad range of towns including Hoboken, Jersey City, Weehawken, North Bergen, Secaucus, Union City, Bayonne, West New York, Cliffside Park and other NJ locations and Manhattan.
For more information about Stevens, please visit www.stevenscoop.org.