Classroom Teacher

Job Type

Full Time




540 Orange Street
New Jersey
United States



·        Exemplify the mission, vision and core values of the school

·        Teach and reinforce all school-wide expectations, systems, and routines

·        Create and/or implement rigorous, standards-based lesson plans

·        Collaborate with colleagues to develop and implement strategies for all students to reach success

·        Deliver engaging and motivating whole class, small group, and individual instruction

·        Use frequent formative and summative assessments and data analysis to drive lesson planning and delivery of instruction

·        Achieve ongoing improvement in students’ academic achievement

·        Communicate regularly and maintain strong relationships with students and families

·        Assist in student arrival and departure, transitions between class periods, and lunch periods

·        Attend a minimum of seven school-wide evening events per year

·        Continue to develop professionally by seeking and participating in professional development opportunities within and independent of the school environment

·        Complete other tasks as assigned by the Principal

Qualifications and Certifications

·        Firm belief in the ability of all students to achieve at high levels, and high expectations for low-income children to become college ready and attend selective universities

·        New Jersey teacher certification or certificate of eligibility

·        Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred

·        Excellent written and verbal skills

·        Experience teaching in an urban environment, with demonstrated quantifiable and objective student performance gains that surpass state or local averages

·        Demonstrated ability to work well in a team, particularly with parents and community members

·        Self-reflective and analytical problem solver

·        Openness to feedback, willingness to take personal responsibility, and a desire to learn from others

·        Unwavering in pursuit of excellence even in the face of difficult opposition and challenges

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Application Process:

Candidates wishing to apply should send a resume and cover letter explaining the basis of their interest and relevant experience to