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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 Teachers

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.



Learning Specialist

Stevens seeks a Learning Specialist at our Hoboken Campus for the 2019-2020 school year.

Qualifications :

The Learning Specialist role has multiple areas of focus. This person is an expert instructional specialist, collaborating with colleagues around best practices and instructional methodologies, providing direct and consultative instruction for students who have different learning challenges, and assessing and devising interventions that address student learning needs. The person is an advocate for specific students who require more support, acting as a coordinator of services and communicator between teachers, student and families.

The Learning Specialist will work closely with and be supervised by the Principal of the Hoboken Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct Learning Support
    • Establish regular times to check in on students of concern
    • Provide in-class and pull-out direct instructional support for grades K-4 in reading, writing, and other literacy activities (including planning Guided Reading sessions), 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
    • Oversee and coordinate the literacy assessments for grades K-4th.
  • Coordination
    • Coordinate support plans for students identified as requiring extra support, including communication between faculty, learning support, administration, and families
    • Coordinate evaluations, scheduling, and parent meetings with Catapult, or outside service agencies
    • Coordinate the accommodations recommended for students with psycho-educational, speech and OT evaluation reports
    • Plan, develop, discuss and implement assessments in coordination with the classroom teachers in order to ascertain student needs.
    • Stay current on best practices and instructional methodologies to support, guide and advise colleagues
  • Consultation
    • Teachers
      • 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
    • Parents
      • Communicate updates and progress on a regular basis with families of students who are receiving support
    • Child Study Team
      • Schedule, facilitate and attend Child Study Team meetings on a six-week rotating basis for all grades.
      • Co-lead with the school counselor weekly CST meetings with the school counselor, and building academic team member
      • Maintain CST meeting notes throughout the school year to be shared with administrators and teachers
    • Outside professionals
      • Refer for additional support outside of the classroom, including psycho-educational evaluations, speech and OT services.
      • Consult with other learning support specialists and mental health professionals outside of the school community
      • Create internal database of professionals who support different learning needs
      • Coordinate and advise on professional development opportunities to support staff development

To Apply:

Cover letters, resume, and references should be emailed to jobs@stevenscoop.org with 'Learning Specialist' 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.

Maintenance Custodian

Reporting to the Facilities Manager, the Maintenance Custodian is responsible for keeping assigned buildings clean, safe, functional, and secure in accordance with prescribed codes and established school policies and standards. A maintenance custodian must maintain all assigned buildings in a state of full operational excellence such that they present no interruptions, distractions, or obstacles to the education program. This is a 12-month position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Keep inventory of maintenance supplies and equipment
  • Clean and preserve equipment in designated spaces, lamps, workshop, etc. in the building
  • Work closely with facilities team, faculty and staff to be prepared for scheduled evening activities and unscheduled events as needed
  • Maintain building and grounds security by opening/closing the building each school day and during special events as directed
  • Perform regular maintenance duties in assigned areas of building
  • Fulfill requests made by faculty and staff
  • Provide services as necessary to support curricular and extracurricular events and activities
  • Assist visiting members of the public who are utilizing the spaces
  • Project a positive image for the school whenever visitors are in the building
  • Work on call as needed at any time for emergency repairs, equipment monitoring, snow removal or other need as identified by the Facilities Manager
  • Work as a team to accomplish job goals in a safe manner
  • Provide students and staff with a safe, attractive, clean, and comfortable school
  • Accept other duties as assigned by the Facilities Manager or administrative staff

Daily Duties

  • Turn on and check all lights throughout the building.
  • Check safety equipment such as alarm panels, AEDs, fire extinguishers, video cameras, HVAC systems, general security, etc.
  • Report any unsafe conditions inside and outside buildings.
  • Check room temperature of the classrooms, and administrative areas.
  • Make any and all adjustments to facility equipment as appropriate
  • Check all classrooms for leaks and floods.
  • Perform snow and ice removal from sidewalks and external doors/building areas.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Check daily event schedule to see if any special equipment must be set up.
  • Work closely with the Facilities Manager and administrative staff to be prepared for scheduled afternoon activities and unscheduled events as needed.
  • Install general building locks, cabinets, or doors; perform doors checks; set up equipment for events; assembly of furniture throughout building space.
  • Check entire area for vandalism and report to the Facilities Manager.
  • Check exhausts ventilating in lab and art room’s kitchen areas (exhaust fans, any supplementary units).
  • Perform general cleanup any and all incidents as they arise.
  • Inspect entrance and side walk for damage, clutter or dirt.
  • Check restrooms, sanitize fixtures, and restock restroom supplies.
  • Sweep all stairways and hallways.
  • Ensure classrooms appear orderly.

Weekly Duties

  • Check the furniture for breakage and repair.
  • Check to ensure that all exit doors are open and all panic bars are working properly during the hours of building occupancy.
  • Make any repairs to tools and equipment.
  • Clean and straighten janitor closet.
  • Keep shelves and supplies in neat order and stocked with supplies.

Monthly Duties

  • Clean out all storage rooms.
  • Clean all brass doors, handrails, locks.
  • Extract carpet and entrance mats.
  • Keep shelves and supplies in neat order and stocked with supplies.
  • Check that bathroom sinks, and urinals are working.
  • Check all doors, handrails, and handle bars for breakage and make repairs.
  • Remove all dirt from light fixtures and vents.
  • Winter and Spring Break Duties
  • Lightly scrub and re-wax all hard tile floors; strip if needed.
  • Extract and clean entrance mats and all carpeted areas according to schedule.
  • Wash inside of all windows and desks tops.
  • Scrub floors and clean all walls partitions in restrooms.
  • Make sure all sink, showers, urinals, and stools are cleaned.

Summer Duties

  • Complete summer work order list with facilities team, including repairs, moving furniture, painting, spackling, etc.
  • Assess safety of buildings and make recommendations to Facilities Manager
  • Strip and Wax floors in all buildings.
  • Assure buildings where camp runs are well maintained and respond to any facilities needs or set-ups by camp administration.
  • Assist with storage of incoming classroom supplies and furniture assembly.

To Apply:

The Maintenance Custodian position starts immediately and candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Victor Martinez, Facilities Manager, at victorm@stevenscoop.org including Maintenance Custodian 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.

Math Specialist: Middle School

Stevens Cooperative School is seeking a full-time Middle School Math Specialist for its Newport campus. We seek an experienced teacher with a successful track record to teach mathematics to 6th through 8th grade 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 with students in an engaging manner and fostering a love for mathematics 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 the discipline of mathematics in 6th through 8th grade including experience up to Algebra 2.
  • Has experience with the implementation of Singapore math curriculum kindergarten through 8th grade.
  • Design inquiry based lessons with real world application.
  • Show ability to motivate and stimulate children's learning abilities through a range of experiences.
  • Provide a safe environment for students to ask questions, take risks, problem solve and communicate their thinking.
  • Show confidence in planning and teaching the math 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 mathematics.
  • Be knowledgeable about best practices in middle school education.
  • 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: Math Specialist Position.

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.

Early Childhood Head Teacher

Stevens Cooperative School is seeking full-time Early Childhood Head Teacher for its Hoboken campus.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of child development in the early years (3- 6 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 Pre-Kindergarten Head Teacher.

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