Get Hired: Teaching Jobs for 7-12, STEM, ELL, Special Ed, Leadership in New Jersey

Summer break is the perfect time to look for a new position for the upcoming new school year. There are plenty of new opportunities across New Jersey, including some from our DTDS partner schools. See our roundup of jobs specializing in grades 7-12, STEM, Special Education, and ELL, as well as school Leadership positions below!

Teaching Jobs

OPEN 7-12 TEACHER POSITIONS

  • Mastery Charter Schools is seeking a Middle School English Language Arts Teacher. Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree with a record of personal, professional, and/or academic achievement and a Teacher certification completed or in process. Learn more and apply here.

  • Community Charter School of Paterson is looking to hire for the following positions:

    • A Middle School Math Teacher for immediate hire who has a New Jersey Teaching Certificate or CEAS in Middle School with specialization in Mathematics for Grades 5 - 8. Learn more here.

    • A Middle School Science Teacher who has a valid New Jersey Teaching Certificate in Middle School with Subject matter specialization in Science for grades 5 - 8. Learn more here.

    • A Middle School Spanish Teacher who has a valid New Jersey Teaching Certificate or Certification of Eligibility with Advanced Standing in Foriegn Language: Spanish. Learn more here.

  • Dunellen High School is seeking a High School Chemistry Teacher with valid NJ Teacher Certification in Chemistry or Physical Science. Learn more and apply here.

  • Philip’s Academy Charter School in Paterson is looking to hire a Middle School Science Teacher. Candidates should hold a valid NJ State K-6 or Teacher of Science Certification and have a minimum of two years teaching experience, specifically in math is a plus. Learn more and apply here.

  • Paterson School Public Schools is seeking a High School Engineering Teacher. Candidates must have a New Jersey CTE certificate with the Engineering Technology Certificate endorsement or Technology Education Certificate endorsement. Apply here.

  • College Achieve Paterson Charter School is looking to hire for the following positions:

    • Multiple Middle School Science Teachers for the 2019/2020 school year. Learn more and apply here.

    • Multiple Middle School Math Teachers for the 2019/2020 school year. Learn more and apply here.

    • Multiple Middle School English Teachers for the 2019/2020 school year. Learn more and apply here.

OPEN ESL/ELL TEACHER POSITIONS

  • Chatsworth Elementary School is seeking a Middle School Math & ELA Teacher with NJ Elementary School Teacher K-8 Or NJ Elementary School Teacher K-6 -- CE/CEAS/Standard Certification required. Candidates must be highly qualified in Math and preferably ELA. Apply here.

  • Maplewood & South Orange Middle Schools is seeking Middle School ESL Teachers. Learn more about all their openings here.

  • Franklin Lakes School District is seeking an ESL Teacher with a valid TESOL/ESL teaching certificate in the State of New Jersey. Learn more and apply here.

  • Community Charter School of Paterson is seeking a MIddle School Spanish ELA & Special Education Teacher. Candidates must have a New Jersey CEAS in Teacher of English Or CEAS in Middle School with Subject matter Specialization: Language Arts/Literacy Specialization in Grades 5 – 8 and CEAS in Teacher of Students with Disabilities. Interested applicants should email Daisy Marte at dmarte@ccsp.org.

  • College Achieve Paterson Charter School is looking for an ELL Teacher for the 2019/2020 school year with ESL/ELL Certification. Learn more and apply here.

  • Paterson School Public Schools is seeking a Bilingual ESL Teacher with a valid TESL Teacher Certification with Bilingual Endorsement. Learn more and apply here.

  • Philip’s Academy Charter School in Paterson is seeking an ESL Teacher with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field required. Eligible candidates must hold a valid New Jersey State English as a Second Language Certification with a minimum 2 years of teaching experience; prior urban teaching experience a plus. Apply here.

OPEN SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER POSITIONS

  • Bordentown Regional High School is seeking a Special Education Teacher specializing in Math. Candidates should have NJ Special Education Certification as Teacher of Handicapped/Students with disabilities or Certificate of Eligibility required with Secondary Mathematics experience. Apply here.

  • Community Charter School of Paterson is seeking multiple Special Education Teachers for Grades 6 through 8 AND Middle School with specialties in ELA AND Math. Candidates must have a valid New Jersey teaching certificate or CE in Teaching Students with Disabilities and/or ELA language teaching certifications and/or Middle School with Subject matter Specialization Math in Grades 5 - 8. Learn more and apply here.

  • Princeton Public Schools is seeking a Special Education Teacher. Candidates must have certification of Teacher of Disabilities with Chemistry Certification preferred. Learn more and apply here.

  • Philip’s Academy Charter School in Paterson is seeking two Special Education Elementary School Teachers to support teachers and work with students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs). Candidates should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field (advanced degree in education a plus), hold a NJ State Teachers of Student with Disabilities Certificate with co- K-6 Teaching Certification. Candidates should have a minimum of two years of teaching experience, specifically working with students with disabilities is a plus. Learn more and apply here.

  • Barack Obama Green Charter High School is seeking a Teacher of Special Education. Learn more and apply here.

  • College Achieve Paterson Charter School is looking for a Special Education Teacher for the 2019/2020 school year. Learn more and apply here.

OPEN EDUCATION LEADERSHIP & SUPPORT POSITIONS

  • South Orange - Maplewood Public Schools is seeking an Elementary Principal for South Mountain/Annex Elementary School. To be considered, candidates should have a New Jersey Principal Certificate and experience as an Elementary Principal or School District Administrator. Learn more here.

  • Community Charter School of Paterson is looking for:

    • A Director of Curriculum and Instruction with certifications in Superintendent, Elementary K-6 Certification and Teacher of Students with Disabilities, along with Middle School with Subject matter Specialization: Mathematics in Grades 5 - 8. To be considered, candidates must have a minimum 5 years of teaching experience and 10 years of leadership experience preferred. Learn more and apply here.

    • A Humanities Supervisor tSupervisor or Principal Certification with certifications in Elementary K-6 Certification, Teacher of Students with Disabilities, and Middle School with Subject matter Specialization: ELA in Grades 5 - 8. To be considered, candidates must have a minimum 5 years of teaching experience and 5 years of leadership experience preferred. Learn more and apply here.

    • A School Nurse with CE in School Nurse. Learn more here.

  • Newark Public Schools is seeking a Principal with a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university, as well as a New Jersey Principal Certificate or a Certificate of Eligibility for Principal. Learn more here.

  • Philip’s Academy Charter Schools is seeking a Dean of Instruction with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field required; advanced degree in education a plus. Candidates should hold a valid NJ State Principal, Supervisor, or School Administrator and have at least three (3) years of successful experience teaching in an urban school environment; Grade level leader, department chair, or instructional leadership experience. Learn more here.

  • Hightstown High School is seeking an Assistant Principal with a valid New Jersey Principal Certificate and a minimum of a Master's Degree in an appropriate area of concentration. Learn and apply here.


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Heather Ngoma

Heather Ngoma has over 20 years experience collaborating with educators across New Jersey to drive education innovation. She currently serves as the Director of Rutgers University's Alternate Route Teacher Training Program at the Center for Effective School Practices, a program which helps career changers, recent college graduates and other aspiring education professionals become licensed teachers in New Jersey. Follow her on Twitter @heatherngoma.