Current Employment Opportunities
as of July 27, 2015

  • Spanish Teacher – Part-time, 10-month position
  • Substitute teachers – ongoing

Saratoga Independent School, an Equal Opportunity Employer, values diversity and seeks applications from all qualified individuals.

Spanish Teacher
Saratoga Independent School invites applications for a part-time, ten month (academic year 2015/2016) Spanish teacher to teach Spanish to Kindergarten through sixth grade students. Additional responsibilities may include introducing Spanish to our Pre-K students through music, games, and interactive activities.

Our approach to education weaves together the concepts of multiage learning, differentiation and authentic learning experiences. Teachers must be able to adapt the curriculum and their instructional approaches to the different abilities and learning styles within the classroom. They must have the skills to engage students at their individual level while providing opportunities for high achievement.

Qualifications include but will not be limited to:  A Bachelor’s degree in education; at least one year’s experience teaching Spanish in an elementary school and proven ability to develop authentic learning experiences that engage, excite and challenge students.  The successful candidate must possess a strong passion for teaching and learning and the desire to be a part of a community that works together to provide a respectful learning environment filled with knowledge and discovery.

To be considered for this position please send a résumé, letter of interest and two letters of reference to:

Felice Karlitz, Director of School
Saratoga Independent School
459 Lake Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

or via email to: employment@siskids.org

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Substitute Teachers

We are always happy to accept applications for substitute teachers and future employment.  Please send a résumé and letter of interest to employment@siskids.org.

When considering candidates for teaching positions, preferred qualifications include prior experience working with children and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Certification or degree related to early childhood, preschool, or elementary education is desired but not mandatory. Successful candidates must possess a strong passion for working with children and for being part of a community that works together to provide a respectful learning environment filled with knowledge and discovery.


Saratoga Independent School, located in historic Saratoga Springs, was founded in 1991 and is a New York State chartered private elementary school for children Pre-K through Grade 6. The school’s mission is to empower each student to become a confident learner who is capable of critical thinking, problem solving, and teamwork in an increasingly complex world.

~We take care of ourselves, each other, our school and our community~