Employment

Current Employment Opportunities
as of May 12, 2015

  • Maternity leave teaching position in a 3rd/4th grade multiage classroom of approximately 14 children
  • Substitute teachers – ongoing

Short-term Teaching Position –  3rd/4th multiage classroom (Maternity Leave, starting August 2015)
Saratoga Independent School invites applications for a maternity leave teaching position in a 3rd/4th multiage classroom of approximately 14 children.  Primary responsibilities would include teaching language arts to this class, as well as science or math to 3rd/4th and/or 5th/6th grade students.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in education with at least one year of full time teaching experience in grades 1-6.  Certification is desired, but not mandatory.  Experience with Wilson Fundations, Singapore Math, and/or Columbia Teachers College Reading and Writing Workshop is a plus.

Candidates must have a willingness to participate actively in the teaching team through communication, collaboration, and curriculum planning, and proven ability to develop authentic learning experiences that engage, excite and challenge students.  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. 

Application Deadline: Open until filled. Anticipated start date: August 31, 2015. If the position is filled before June, 2015, there will be several days overlap with the  current classroom teacher.

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.

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