Employment

FAR BROOK SCHOOL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND COMPLIES WITH ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS. WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, ETHNIC OR NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, AGE, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, DISABILITY, OR ANY OTHER CHARACTERISTIC OR STATUS PROTECTED BY LAW.

Now Accepting Inquiries for the Positions Below

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Woodworking/Design Thinking Teacher (FULL TIME Leave Replacement)

October 2022- January 2023

Send resume and cover letter to: employment@farbrook.org 

Far Brook School is seeking a dynamic and experienced Leave Replacement Teacher to teach woodworking and design thinking October 2022 – January 2023.  Working in a large and well-equipped shop, this teacher will teach woodworking and design thinking. The successful candidate will show flexibility and creativity and be able to work collaboratively while making  cross-curricular connections with different disciplines, grade levels, and divisions.  

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Understand and support the Far Brook School Statement of Purpose and Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice
  • Teach basic woodworking to Nursery through 8th Grade in a well equipped classroom using a variety of hand tools
  • Demonstrate, facilitate and mentor students in practical and artistic woodworking skills
  • Actively engage students in curriculum through varied and differentiated instruction 
  • Incorporate technology, digital art and new media into studio and lessons 
  • Commitment to collaborative and innovative teaching styles
  • Communicate and uphold the strictest safety standards  

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art or Education with demonstrated proficiency in woodworking and design
  • Proficient using hand and power tools
  • Experience using and teaching digital design tools, including TinkerCAD, 3D printing, and Laser Cutting
  • Familiarity with GSuite for Education
  • Ability to manage all aspects of a Woodworking studio, including equipment, materials, and budget  
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting  
  • Experience with differentiated instruction  
  • Effective communication skills  
  • Creative and resourceful, with a strong work ethic  

Desired Experience:

  • Training in diversity practices 

Lower School French Teacher (Nursery 3s - Grade 3)

Position Summary: Far Brook School is seeking a motivated, innovative, and collaborative French teacher. This position is part-time, up to 20 hours, with opportunities to extend work hours if desired. A strong candidate will embrace Far Brook’s unique progressive, multidisciplinary, and collaborative approach. Far Brook teachers contribute to a supportive and caring environment in which students learn and interact positively with one another. 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Understand and support the Far Brook School Statement of Purpose and Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice.
  • Plan multi-sensory lessons and curriculum content for French for grades Nursery 3s – Grade 3
  • Collaborate with Learning Specialist to thoughtfully and purposefully teach all learners
  • Work closely with the other language teachers to develop World Languages curriculum for the School with plans to continue to expand the program over time
  • Communicate with families about students’ learning through updates, parent-teacher conferences, and student progress reports
  • Exhibit student-centered teaching style focused on engagement and motivation strategies such as role-playing, dialogue, language games, literature, film, and other planned exercises to accelerate learning.
  • Foster student understanding of French language literature, culture and history; and connect the important of French and learning a foreign language to their lives
  • Support the community by performing other duties as needed

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or in a related field
  • Experience teaching French required 
  • Interest in professional growth and school wide initiatives
  • Interest in the development and implementation of social justice, diversity, and inclusivity into curriculum
  • Proficient with technology (Google GSuite for Education and Zoom)
  • Experience with implementation of multi-sensory and play-based lesson plans

Please send resume and cover letter to employment@farbrook.org 

Substitute School Nurse Position
Posted: Ongoing

Far Brook School seeks a substitute school nurse to work on a per diem basis. Candidates must possess a current NJ registered nurse license. Experience in a school environment preferred. Send resume and cover letter to employment@farbrook.org with “Nurse” in the subject line.

Substitute Teacher
Posted: Ongoing

Far Brook is currently accepting resumes for substitute teaching positions in Grades Nursery through Eighth. We are looking for energetic individuals who work effectively as part of a team and who are passionate about teaching and children.

Candidates with experience teaching French, Music, and Art are also encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to employment@farbrook.org.

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