Employment

Current Employment Opportunities
as of November 28, 2016

  • After Care Teacher’s Assistant Position
  • Art Teacher Position
  • Janitorial Position
  • Substitute teachers – ongoing

After Care Teacher’s Assistant position 

Saratoga Independent School invites applications for a  After Care Teacher’s AssistantOur 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.

Qualifications include but will not be limited to:  prior experience working with children, preferably in a preschool 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.

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, 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.

Art Teacher

Saratoga Independent School  invites applications for an art teacher to fill in during our art teacher’s leave of absence.  The art teacher instructs kindergarten through sixth grade students two days a week

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.

All of the teachers at the Saratoga Independent School are expected to share in the children’s education in a collegial, cross-disciplinary manner.

Qualifications include but will not be limited to:  A Bachelor’s degree in art or art education and/or at least one year’s experience teaching art to elementary aged 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 via email to: employment@siskids.org

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

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 cooperately 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 Sharon Byrnes, Director of Operations,  Saratoga Independent School, 459 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs , NY 12866, or via email to: employment@siskids.org.

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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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~