Substitute Teachers (Age 2-Grade 5)

An undergraduate degree, experience working with early childhood and/or elementary, and an interest in Princeton Junior School’s program are required.

Please direct inquiries to Silvana Clark, Head of School at employment@princetonjuniorschool.org.

Early Childhood Afternoon Assistant/After School Teacher

PJS is currently seeking applications for an Afternoon Assistant in our Early Childhood Program and an After School Extended Workshop Teacher.

Goal: Provide a creative and enriching curriculum that is heavy in the arts and cooking while making use of our outdoor learning area that engages children in early through late childhood during these after school hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Co-lead a group of children ages 2-grade 5 as part of the After School team
  • Prepare and lead children in activities both structured and informal throughout the afternoon time
  • Provide homework support as needed
  • Assist with enrollment for enrichment classes and drop-in students
  • Communicate with families about children and programs happening at the school
  • Collaborate and plan with other members of After School/ extended workshop team

Qualifications:

  • Sensitivity to individual and group needs of children
  • Ability to create an atmosphere of positive and appropriate discipline
  • Experience creating a creative curriculum that engages multi-age groups and ability to communicate with parents effectively.
  • Experience working with children, preferably in an afterschool setting
  • Interest in or experience with global education and/or multicultural educational programs highly desirable
  • Experience with or strong interest in participating in community service or civic engagement activities
  • Friendly and patient with excellent communication skills
  • Communicates respectfully and effectively with diverse groups of young people and adults of various cultural backgrounds
  • Reliable and punctual
  • A team player who is eager to participate in a process of ongoing learning and inspires children to do the same
  • Skilled at leading activities in program areas such as art, drama, dance, music, literacy, technology, or others
  • Ability to plan activities (regardless of program area) that expose young people to diverse cultures, peoples, world regions, or global topics
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Please direct inquiries to Silvana Clark, Head of School at employment@princetonjuniorschool.org.