Employment

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Now Accepting Inquiries for the Positions Below

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Lower School Learning Specialist

Position Summary:
Far Brook School is seeking a motivated, innovative, and collaborative full-time learning specialist who can work alongside teachers in grades Nursery 3s – Grade 3 to provide reading, writing, and math support for individuals and small groups of students.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Understand and support the Far Brook School Statement of Purpose and Commitment to
    Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice.
  • Supporting students through small group work and in-class support;
  • Planning support lessons for students in conjunction with supporting classroom
    teachers’ curriculum;
  • Overseeing learning assessments and supporting teachers in ongoing monitoring of
    students’ reading;
  • Working closely with classroom teachers to create and implement interventions;
  • Conducting informal learning assessments for students targeted with learning
    challenges and sharing these with learning team;
  • Participating in parent and support specialist meetings;
  • Acting as a liaison between families, teachers, and outside specialists;
  • Coordinating and/or participating in formal evaluation team meetings;
  • Collaborating with related service providers like speech and language therapists and
    occupational therapists and reading/math tutors.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Masters Degree in Education with a specialization in Special Education
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience teaching students in grades K-3
  • In-depth knowledge of early childhood development and education
  • In-depth knowledge of reading and writing processes and the stages of development of
    mathematical concepts and reasoningStrong written and verbal communication skills
  • Designing and implementing math and literacy interventions and programs for students
    with learning differences in grades K-2
  • Training in Orton-Gillingham-based reading methods
  • Implementing traditional-format and computer-based intervention programs for fluency,
    comprehension, sight word learning, and phonics
  • Using assistive technology
  • Creating intervention programs based on formal and informal evaluations results –
  • Teaching variety of well used literacy programs and math programs
  • Understanding of intervention systems such as Response to Intervention (RTI)
  • Supporting classroom teachers in differentiating curriculum and implementing
    intervention
  • Interest in the development and implementation of social and emotional curriculum, as
    well as social justice, diversity, and inclusivity;
  • Interest in professional growth and schoolwide initiatives.
  • Flexibility with schedule

Reporting Relationship:

  • Reports directly to Director of Lower School
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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