Studio Arts Teacher (Atelier)

Princeton Junior School is seeking a studio arts teacher (atelier) for our toddler (age 2) thru grade 5 to join our International Baccalaureate World School.  Central to PJS is our dedication to the importance of a strong childhood experience and our mission.

Our Early Childhood Program (Age 2- 5) provides atelier everyday and all morning long.  The atelier co-teaches alongside our classroom teachers, extending projects and expanding inquiry through the arts.  Our Preschool (age 3.5) thru Grade 5 will experience studio arts through our IB program, an established curricular framework that warrants strong collaboration in concepts through inquiry across, subjects and grades.  PJS provides extensive professional development in both Reggio and IB.

We invite professionals to apply who are highly experienced, collaborative, creative, and organized.  He/she understands and can engage with children early thru late childhood, building their skills and understandings as artists and multicultural perspectives through the arts.  

This is a unique position in a close-knit school family, for a highly passionate art educator who demonstrates strong understanding of Reggio philosophy, inquiry and concept-based learning,  child development and creating a rich invitation in the arts.  A strong candidate will be able to communicate and effectively cultivate a deep appreciation and demonstration of the arts in our school community.

Bachelors degree.  Master's degree preferred.

Additional Salary Information: Competitive

Inquiries & resumes:  employment@princetonjuniorschool.org

After School Program Teacher

Princeton Junior School is currently seeking applications for a part-time (15 hours pers week) After School teacher for the 2016-2017 school year.   

 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 team

EXPERIENCE AND BACKGROUND:

  • 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

Bachelors degree preferred.

Additional Salary Information: Competitive

Inquiries & resumes:  employment@princetonjuniorschool.org

Camp Counselor

We are currently seeking a Camp Counselor for our Arts and Nature Summer Camp.  Counselors will be working alongside our Summer Camp Director to achieve a memorable, enriching experience for our campers, ages 2-4.  Counselors must be fun-loving, patient and reliable.  Experience working with children is required.

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.