Employment

Current Employment Opportunities
as of April 19, 2016

  • Wrap-Around Program/After Care Teacher – full-time
  • Substitute teachers – ongoing

Wrap-Around Program/After Care Teacher
Saratoga Independent School invites applications for a full-time Pre-Kindergarten Wrap-Around Program/ After Care Teacher.  Our Discovery and Play Wrap-Around Program is for 3 and 4 year olds who are enrolled in our half-day Pre-K classes.  These students attend Wrap-Around for the other half of the day. The individual in this position, with the help of a teacher’s assistant, will plan and implement  recreational and learning activities for the children, facilitate nap time in the afternoon class, and provide a safe, respectful, and nurturing classroom environment from 8:15 AM to 3 PM. Additional responsibilities include supervising the After Care recreational program for multiage students from 3:15 to 5:30 PM daily.

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, 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.

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

Felice Karlitz, Director of Education
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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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~