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Purposeful learning, every moment of every day, is why Stevens graduates are More Than Ready for success in high school and beyond.

Work at Stevens

Stevens Cooperative School is an equal opportunity employer. We do not exclude anyone based on their race, religion, nationality, ethnic origin or sexual orientation.

Open Positions

Afterschool Teachers

The Auxiliary department at Stevens Cooperative School seeks afterschool program teachers to supervise and insure the safety and well-being of the children, provide a fun and nurturing environment and attend to the needs of the children as individuals and as a group.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise children enrolled in the afterschool program
  • Interact with and provide attention to children at all times
  • Implement activities that reflect the mission and vision of the school
  • Set boundaries and activities for each day
  • Oversee homework time, snack time and planned activities
  • Set up activities and materials before each day's program and clean up before leaving each day
  • Check to make sure that homework is done and help children keep track of their belongings
  • Communicate daily with the program coordinator
  • Report in writing any injuries or illnesses to an administrator

Qualifications: Enrolled in or graduated from a bachelor's degree program in education or related field.

Hours: 3:00 - 6:00 pm, Monday - Friday
Locations: Jersey City and Hoboken
Start date: Immediate

To Apply:

Please email a cover letter and resume to danw@stevenscoop.org. Please include “Afterschool Teacher” in the subject line.

Associate Teacher

Stevens Cooperative School is seeking full-time Associate Teachers for its Hoboken and Newport campuses. Associate teachers are placed in our two-year-old program through 3rd/4th grades depending on skills and experience.

The ideal candidates will be passionate about working with children, have developed communication skills, and are committed to teaching and learning. As our associate teacher program is a mentoring program, it is important for candidates to be open to receiving feedback from head teachers and academic administrators. We are looking for a professional who is energetic, has a positive attitude, and is a self-starter. Working well with others in a small community and instilling confidence in the program with parents is required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with head teachers to develop curriculum and collaborate on all classroom duties.
  • Attend and run portions of parent-teacher conferences two times each year.
  • Assess and maintain written records of individual student development, which includes competency checklists and narrative comments on reports.
  • Follow and update current curriculum maps.
  • Attend weekly faculty meetings.
  • Communicate with colleagues and parents around student issues and needs
  • Seek professional development in the field.
  • Participate in the life of the school and be responsible for other duties as assigned by the principals and early childhood director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited school
  • Excellent character
  • Experience working with children

Term of Employment:

  • 10 Month
  • Standard work hours and vacation as per the Faculty/Staff Handbook

To Apply:

Resumes and cover letters should be sent to Stevens Cooperative School, at jobs@stevenscoop.org with subject: Associate Teacher.



Interim 2nd Grade Head Teacher - Newport Campus

Stevens Cooperative School is seeking an Interim 2nd Grade Head Teacher for its Newport Campus from December 1, 2018 through June 14, 2019.

We seek an experienced teacher with a successful track record to teach elementary students. We look for candidates with intelligence, energy, optimism, creativity, excellent relationship skills, a collaborative approach and a passion for fostering a strong culture of student engagement in learning, in close alignment with our mission. Our faculty models a spirit of collaboration and inquiry to inspire students to “explore, question and communicate in ways that will shape the future.” Administrators and faculty work together to fulfill the school’s mission of “a world of well-informed, engaged citizens who are motivated to make a difference.”

We are looking for a professional who is energetic, has a positive attitude, and is a self-starter. Working collaboratively with others in a small community and instilling confidence in the program with parents is required. Candidates should be creative and flexible, and have strong organizational and classroom management skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary in order to develop interpersonal relationships with faculty, parents, and students.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of child development in the primary years (6-8 years age band).
  • Demonstrate understanding of progressive practices.
  • Show ability to motivate and stimulate children's learning abilities through a range of experiences.
  • Provide a secure environment to learn, care for and support for the developmental needs of each child - assisting the development of child's personal, social and language abilities, speech and communication, mathematical and creative development.
  • Show confidence in planning and teaching the language arts, math, social studies and science scope and sequence.
  • Cultivate and maintain a safe and inclusive classroom culture that values various perspectives.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and resourcefulness.
  • Assess and maintain written records of individual student development, which includes competency checklists and narrative comments on reports.
  • Work collaboratively and creatively with colleagues of diverse backgrounds on pedagogical approaches, curricular alignment and instructional strategies.
  • Interact effectively and sensitively with a diverse population of students, faculty and parent body.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Have a passion for teaching and a love for young children.
  • Be knowledgeable about best practices in early childhood.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Undergraduate degree required and completed masters degree preferred. A teaching certificate or credential or equivalent professional experience which would translate to successful classroom teaching.

Term of Employment:

Standard work hours and vacation as per the Faculty/Staff Handbook.

To Apply:

Resumes and cover letters should be sent to Stevens Cooperative School, at jobs@stevenscoop.org with subject: Interim 2nd Grade Head Teacher Position.

Per Diem Teachers

Stevens Cooperative School is seeking substitute teachers on an "as needed basis."

To Apply:

Please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@stevenscoop.org. Please include “Per Diem” in the subject line.

Special Events and Advancement Communications Manager

At Stevens Cooperative School, we imagine a world with well-informed, engaged citizens who are motivated to make a difference. In partnership with our diverse faculty, staff, families and the greater community, Stevens Cooperative School students explore, question and communicate in ways that will inspire and shape the future.

The Special Events and Advancement Communications Manager is an integral part of the Advancement team. This position will work closely with the Director of Advancement to coordinate the administrative and logistical aspects of all philanthropic events including, but not limited to: the Leadership Reception, the Annual Auction, Alumni events, Cultivation Receptions, Family Wellness Expo and the Golf Outing. The position will be responsible for developing and coordinating all events promotions and logistics, and related support and promotional functions. The position will also be responsible for maintaining the event database, and generating relevant reports. The position will report to the Director of Advancement.

Responsibilities

The Special Events and Advancement Communications Manager is responsible for the planning, organization and budgeting of all fundraising events, including:

  • Plan events from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives
  • Come up with suggestions to enhance the event’s success
  • Prepare budgets and ensure adherence
  • Source and negotiate with vendors and suppliers
  • Be in charge of hiring personnel (DJs, waiters etc.)
  • Coordinate all operations in conjunction with the school’s Director of Facilities for in-house events
  • Lead promotional activities for the event
  • Oversee all event committees and work closely with event chairs
  • Prepare all journals, banners, postcards, etc. for events
  • Manage all event and Annual Fund social media and emails in conjunction with the School’s Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Provide Director of Marketing and Communications with pertinent facts, contacts and images for fundraising and special events marketing as necessary
  • Write text for Annual Report on events fundraising
  • Supervise all special event staff (security, caterers etc.)
  • Approve all logistical aspects before the day of the event
  • Ensure event is completed smoothly and step up to resolve any problems that might occur
  • Conduct all necessary follow up and prepare thank you letters
  • Analyze the event’s success and prepare reports
  • Work with the Director of Advancement to maintain robust donor relations
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to the Stevens Cooperative School mission

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Non-profit and/or fundraising experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to plan and administer multiple concurrent projects
  • Knowledge of event scheduling, production, administration and sponsorship
  • Proficiency in computer applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Canva, Animoto, iMovie, and Raiser’s Edge
  • Ability to make quick decisions, take initiative, and prioritize tasks
  • A sense of humor
  • Applicant must have 3+ years experience in special events preferably within a school-related environment

To Apply:

Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and employment resume to Francesca Lanning, Director of Advancement, at jobs@stevenscoop.org including Special Events in the subject line.

Stevens Cooperative School is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and staff body and is eager to consider applications from traditionally underrepresented groups.

Technology Teacher and Integrator for Grades 1st-8th

Stevens Cooperative School is seeking a full-time technology teacher/integrator to begin August 2018. The position is at our Hoboken campus and involves teaching grades 1st through 8th, one time per week and working with teachers on technology integrations and professional development for grades PreK-8th. Working with the Principal and the IT Director, this position also provides basic tech support to teachers. This position reports to the Principal and is a full-time position.

Essential Duties:

  • Plan a technology education program involving demonstrations, student-led discussions, hands-on activities, and direct application of skills consistent with the school’s technology curriculum; organize activities for optimal learning.
  • Instruct students in the proper use, care and safe handling of equipment.
  • Monitor student progress and maintain relevant evidence of student learning.
  • Evaluate the growth of students in their understanding and use of technology with regards to knowledge, skills and attitude and prepares reports.
  • Meet regularly with campus principal to set goals for working with teachers on technology integration.
  • Meet regularly with teams of teachers to identify upcoming projects in order to suggest ways that technology might be integrated.
  • Coach and assist teachers as they use new technologies in their classrooms.
  • With assistance from IT Director provide technical support to teachers and students in assigned campus.
  • Provide opportunities for professional development throughout the year.
  • Communicates with parents and appropriate school personnel on student progress.
  • Participate in faculty committees and other required duties.
  • Work effectively with all members of the staff.
  • Exhibit an outstanding level of teacher support and collaborative spirit.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Will have knowledge and experience with the use of a wide range of tools, media and learning environments for teaching, learning and assessing.
  • Will have the ability to identify appropriate technology to meet a particular pedagogical needs.
  • Will have experience with and knowledge of curriculum development.
  • Will have strong classroom management and pedagogy skills.
  • Will possess a bachelor’s degree in education or a technology related field (Master’s preferred).
  • Will be proficient in Chromebook, Mac, ipad, and 3-1 integrated board (Epson Brightlink 595wi) and Smartboard usage.

To Apply:

Resumes should be emailed with a cover letter to jobs@stevenscoop.org with the title “ Technology Teacher Hoboken Campus.”