Get Hired: Teaching Jobs for K-6 and Humanities in New Jersey

School is out, allowing teachers to take a much-deserved break from the long school year and also begin to consider the future. In New Jersey, there are plenty of new opportunities for the upcoming school year and we have gathered many openings across the state, including jobs with our partner schools involved with the Diverse Teachers for Diverse Schools (DTDS) grant initiative. See our roundup of jobs in K-6 and Humanities below!

Teaching Jobs for K-6 and Humanities in New Jersey

OPEN K-6 TEACHER POSITIONS

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

    • A Leave Replacement Elementary Teacher who has a valid New Jersey Teaching Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing in K-6. Learn more here.

    • A Substitute Teacher who has a valid New Jersey Teaching Certificate of Eligibility. Learn more here.

  • Asbury Park School District is looking to hire an Elementary Teacher. To be eligible, candidates must have a valid New Jersey instructional certificate as Elementary Teacher (#1001) OR Preschool through Grade 3 (#1013), Standard preferred. Learn more here.

  • Cambridge School is looking to hire an Elementary STEM Teacher. Please submit your resume and cover letter to egonzales@thecambridgeschool.org.

  • Willingboro School District is looking to hire an Elementary School Teacher for Hawthorne Elementary School. To be considered, a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university, and hold an appropriate New Jersey Certification as an Elementary School Teacher. Learn more here.

  • West Orange Public Schools is looking to hire an Elementary Spanish Teacher. To be considered, candidates must have a New Jersey Teacher of Spanish Certification. Learn more here.

  • Public Schools of Edison Township is looking to hire an Elementary School Substitute Teacher. To be considered, candidates can learn more and apply here.

  • The Queen City Academy Charter School is looking to hire an Elementary School Teacher in Math and Science. To be eligible, candidates will hold at minimum a Bachelor’s degree and certification as appropriate. All teachers will be required to provide a copy of a valid New Jersey Certificate or proof of passing the required PRAXIS tests before employment is offered. Learn more here.

  • Cresthaven Academy is looking to hire a 3rd Grade Elementary Teacher. To be eligible, candidates must have two years of experience, a Bachelor’s Degree and a valid a certificate in K-6. Learn more here.

  • Central Jersey College Prep Charter School is looking to hire a K-3 Elementary Teacher. To be eligible, candidates must have a valid a teaching certificate in K-3. Learn more here.

  • Randolph Township Schools is looking to hire an Elementary Teacher. To be eligible, candidates must have a valid a teaching certificate in K-6. Learn more here.

  • Philip’s Academy Charter School in Paterson is looking to hire for the following positions:

    • (2) Elementary School Teachers for Paterson and Newark locations (September 2019/2020). Candidates should hold a valid NJ State PK-3 or K-6 Teacher Certification and have a minimum of two years teaching experience. Learn more and apply here.

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

    • Full-time Substitute Teacher for the 2019/2020 school year with a New Jersey Substitute Teacher Certificate. Contact lcedeno@collegeachieve.org for more information.

    • Multiple K-Grade 3 Teachers for the 2019/2020 school year. Learn more and apply here.

  • North Star Academy is looking to hire an Elementary Teacher. To be eligible, candidates must have two years of teaching experience and a valid a teaching certificate in K-6. Learn more here.

  • Bloomfield Board of Education is looking to hire multiple Elementary Teachers. To be eligible, candidates must have a valid a teaching certificate in the appropriate field study. Learn more here.

  • West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional Schools is looking to hire multiple Elementary Teachers. To be eligible, candidates must have a valid a teaching certificate in the appropriate field study. Learn more here.

 OPEN HUMANITIES TEACHER POSITIONS

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

    • (2) Elementary Humanities Teachers to develop and implement immersive lesson plans for individual and small-group learning. To be eligible, candidates must have a Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing in K-6. Learn more here.

  • Mastery Charter Schools is looking to hire a High School English Teacher. To be eligible, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and have a NJ English certificate completed or in progress. Learn more here.

  • The Queen City Academy Charter School is looking to hire an Elementary School Music Teacher. To be eligible, candidates will hold at minimum a Bachelor’s degree and certification as appropriate. All teachers will be required to provide a copy of a valid New Jersey Certificate or proof of passing the required PRAXIS tests before employment is offered. Learn more here.

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

    • World Language Teacher for the 2019/2020 school year. Learn more and apply here.

    • Social Studies Teacher for the 2019/2020 school year. Learn more and apply here.

    • Art Teacher for the 2019/2020 school year. Learn more and apply here.

  • East Windsor Regional Schools is looking to hire an Elementary Music Teacher. To be eligible, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and hold a NJ English certificate. Learn more here.

  • West Orange School District is looking to hire a High School English Teacher. To be eligible, candidates must hold a NJ Teacher of English certificate. Learn more here.

  • Willingboro School District is looking to hire a Social Studies Teacher. To be eligible, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and hold a NJ certificate in an appropriate area of study. Learn more here.

  • Great Oaks Legacy Charter School in Newark is looking to hire a Middle School Social Studies Teacher. To be eligible, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and hold a NJ certificate in an appropriate area of study. Learn more here.

  • Mountain Lakes High School  is looking to hire a High School English Teacher. To be eligible, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and hold a NJ certificate in English Teaching. Learn more here.

  • Robert Treat Academy Charter School is looking to hire a Middle School English Language Arts Teacher. To be eligible, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and hold a NJ certificate in English Teaching. Learn more here.


Still looking for the perfect job? Check out our roundup of 2019/2020 teaching opportunities in New Jersey for grades 7-12, STEM, Special Ed and Leadership positions here. Follow us on Twitter for updates throughout the year and happy hunting!

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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.