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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

2s Head Teacher: Part Time

Stevens Cooperative School is seeking Part-Time 2s Head Teacher for our Hoboken campus.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of child development in the early years (2-3 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 children'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.
  • Be a skilled writer and communicator.
  • Have experience developing curriculum.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of assessment practices and experience with reporting.
  • Be motivated to grow and willing to collaborate with others.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Undergraduate degree required and completed Masters degree preferred.
  • Relevant classroom experience with similar age-group.
  • Proficiency with the use of technology (Mac-based, Google Suite and use of Smartboard and Chromebooks).

Term of Employment:

To Apply:

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to jobs@stevenscoop.org with the subject heading 2s Head Teacher.

2nd Grade Head Teacher

Stevens Cooperative School is seeking a 2nd Grade Head Teacher for its Newport campus for the 2019-20 school year.

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:

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

6th Grade Humanities Teacher

Stevens Cooperative School is seeking a full-time 6th Grade Humanities Teacher for its Newport campus. We seek an experienced teacher with a successful track record to teach Middle School Humanities. 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:

  • Plan and teach interdisciplinary units in humanities to 6th grade students.
  • Develop students’ research, analytical and writing abilities.
  • Develop students’ passions and curiosities, and help them think deeply about the world through various lenses of history, literature, and media.
  • Teach and guide students to find their voices and express their ideas confidently through the spoken and written word, developing students’ abilities to justify their reasoning and to consider multiple perspectives when solving problems.
  • Serve as an advisor to the 6th grade students, participating in the advisory program, social and emotional learning weekly and in all aspects that support the student experience
  • Communicate with colleagues and parents around student issues and needs.
  • Use technology and additional resources to enhance the learning experience and integrate 21st century skills of critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication.
  • Assess and maintain written records of individual student development, which includes competency checklists and narrative comments on reports.
  • Work collaboratively and creatively with colleagues in the middle school humanities team, 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 humanities and middle school students.
  • Be knowledgeable about teaching humanities to 6th grade.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Have a bachelor's degree in English, History or related field, a teaching certificate or credential or equivalent professional experience which would translate to successful classroom teaching. Advanced degree preferred.

Term of Employment:


To Apply:
Resumes and cover letters should be sent to Stevens Cooperative School, at jobs@stevenscoop.org with subject: 6th Grade Humanities Teacher Position.

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.



Marketing and Communications Associate

Stevens Cooperative School is seeking a Marketing and Communications Associate, beginning July 1, 2019. The Marketing and Communications Associate reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications and provides assistance and support, promoting the initiatives of each of the school’s segments, including: Head of School, Academic Team, Admissions Office, Advancement Office, Auxiliary Programs and Athletics Programs.

As the keeper of the school’s message, the goals of the Marketing and Communications Department are to (1) communicate and demonstrate Stevens Cooperative School’s mission, vision, values and outcomes to all constituents; (2) share information about the school’s programs and offerings, telling the story of Stevens in a way that engages prospective families and inspires donors to give to the school’s fundraising initiatives; and (3) maintain and enhance the school’s reputation as a competitive independent school in Hoboken and Jersey City.

Responsibilities:

  • Draft and proof email communications to school families, using school software platform (Blackbaud).
  • Draft the weekly e-newsletter to families (Events & Reminders).
  • Support with the production of the StevenScoop, the school's bi-annual magazine for alumni, parents, and friends.
  • Support with drafting, design, and production of the Mini Scoop, the school's monthly e-newsletter, distributed using Constant Contact.
  • Draft school announcements to be included in local media postings and newsletters.
  • Provide support with edits to the school website, using school’s website hosting platform (Finalsite).
  • Attend school events and take photographs/videos for publication.
  • Take photos and videos of classroom happenings for publication.
  • Assist with production of communications and marketing for admissions, summer camp and advancement purposes.
  • Assist with drafting of school event flyers.
  • Support social media efforts, including drafting of content and posting to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Coordinate All-School and Class/Individual Picture Day.
  • Update School Calendar throughout the year and maintain Athletics Calendar on the school website.
  • Order business cards for new personnel.
  • Assist with annual Curriculum Guide updates.
  • Attend Communications Committee meetings quarterly.
  • Maintain contacts for Stevens constituents within Constant Contact and the school’s emergency broadcast system (One Call Now).
  • Other responsibilities, as needed.
  • Provide coverage support for the building, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in marketing, communications, or public relations;
  • Skilled in writing and publication design;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Bachelor's degree.

To Apply:

Qualified applicants should email a cover letter and employment resume to Arielle Newcombe, Director of Marketing and Communications, at arielle@stevenscoop.org including Marketing and Communications Associate 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.

Middle School Learning Support Teacher

Stevens Cooperative School is seeking a Middle School Learning Support Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. The Middle School Learning Support Teacher will work with small groups of students, individual students, and going into classes to support students who require academic support.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain regular times established to check in on students of concern
  • Provide in-class direct instructional support for grades 5th-8th in reading, writing, and other literacy activities (including planning Guided Reading sessions), Math skills, and executive function related activities (i.e., organizational systems)
  • Plan, implement and coordinate pull-out support for students identified as requiring specific needs
  • Provide short-term remediation for skills that are no longer being taught in the classroom
  • Provide consultation to faculty as to what strategies may be effective for students of concern and develop ways to measure the effectiveness of the strategies
  • Provide written assessments for progress reports on children getting 1:1 support
  • Communicate updates and progress on a regular basis with families of students who are receiving support

To Apply:
Cover letters, resume, and references should be emailed to jobs@stevenscoop.org.

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

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.

Science Teacher: 3rd-8th Grades

Stevens Cooperative School seeks a 3rd-8th grade Science Teacher at our Hoboken Campus for the 2019-2020 school year. Qualifications for this position include:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience teaching science to these grade level/age ranges
  • Understanding of progressive education practices and hands-on, inquiry-based approach
  • Previous experience in an independent school or excitement to join an independent school community
  • Undergraduate degree required and completed masters degree preferred in science content area
  • Proficient with using technology (Mac-based, Google Suite and use of Smartboard and Chromebooks)
  • Understanding and commitment to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) integration
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain a safe and inclusive classroom culture that values various perspectives
  • Flexibility and resourcefulness
  • Skilled writer and communicator
  • Experience developing curriculum
  • Knowledge of assessment practices
  • Motivated to grow and willing to collaborate with others

Terms of Employment:

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to jobs@stevenscoop.org with the subject line "Science position."

Technology Teacher and Integrator for Grades 1st-8th

Stevens Cooperative School is seeking a full-time Technology Teacher/Integrator to begin August 2019. 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. This position will report to the Principal, will work with the Principal and the IT Director, and will also provide basic tech support to teachers.

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.”

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