Employment

Current Employment Opportunities
As of June 24, 2017

  • Before Care Teacher
  • Summer Camp Teacher
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • After Care Teacher
  • After Care Teacher’s Assistant 
  • Substitute teachers – ongoing
  • Janitorial Position

 

BEFORE CARE TEACHER

Saratoga Independent School invites applications for  a Before Care Teacher to oversee the school’s early drop-off program for multiage students who arrive before the start of the school day.  Individual will engage/supervise children (ages 3 to 11) in age-appropriate activities, and play, indoors and/or on our outside playground; and provide a safe, respectful, and nurturing after school environment.  Hours are 7 AM to 8:45 AM Monday through Friday.

Qualifications include but will not be limited to:  prior experience working with children of all ages, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Certification or degree related to early childhood, preschool, or elementary education is desired but not mandatory. The successful candidate 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.

Other opportunities exist for additional employment within the school day if an individual is interested.

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

 

SUMMER CAMP TEACHER

Saratoga Independent School is seeking an energetic and creative teacher to add to our fabulous summer staff.  Summer Camp dates run July 10 through August 18th.  Responsibilities will include creating and implementing lessons for children kindergarten through fourth grade based upon a changing weekly theme.  Class size will vary from 10-15 children and the use of our beautiful, 60-acre campus will be encouraged.  There are opportunities for half and full day employment.  Pay dependent on experience.

To be considered for this position please send a résumé, letter of interest and two letters of reference to:  Shauna Swinimer at 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. Saratoga Independent School, an Equal Opportunity Employer, values diversity and seeks applications from all qualified individuals.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHER

Saratoga Independent School invites applications for a part-time (two days a week) physical education teacher to work with kindergarten through sixth grade students.

Qualifications include but will not be limited to:  A Bachelor’s degree in education; at least one year’s experience teaching physical education in an elementary school and proven ability to create physical education experiences that foster leadership, teamwork, and cooperation and that help students develop positive attitudes toward a physically active lifestyle.  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

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.

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 student success and growth.

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.

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

 

AFTER CARE TEACHER ASSISTANT

Saratoga Independent School invites applications for an  After Care Teacher’s Assistant for the 2017-2018 academic year. Our After Care Program is offered to our Pre-K through 6th grade students and runs from 3:00 to 5:30 Monday through Friday.  The individual in this position will assist the After Care teacher in supervising snack and recreational after school activities, indoors and/or on our school playground; while fostering our school’s safe, respectful, and nurturing environment.

Opportunities exist for individuals who are interested in adding additional Teacher’s Assistant responsibilities during the school day for increased hours.

Qualifications include, but will not be limited to:  prior experience working with children, preferably in a school or camp setting, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Certification or degree related to early childhood or elementary education is desired but not mandatory. The successful candidate 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 Statechartered 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.

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 student success and growth.

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.

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

 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS – ONGOING

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.

JANITORIAL POSITION

We are looking for a janitor to take care of our building and carry out cleaning and maintenance. The goal is to keep our building in a clean and orderly condition.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Clean and supply designated building areas (dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, restroom cleaning, etc); carry out heavy cleansing tasks and special projects; notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repair; stock and maintain supply rooms; work cooperatively with the rest of the staff; follow all health and safety regulations.

Requirements:

Proven working experience as a janitor or cleaning person; knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies; integrity and ability to work independently; high school degree.

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.

 

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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.

The School believes in providing equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual preference or orientation, veteran status, medical condition, or any other legally protected class or status recognized by federal, state, or local law.

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