The Peck School, a co-ed, K-8, independent school in Morristown, NJ, seeks aspiring professionals to join the Lower School Associate Teacher Program. The Associate Teacher Program places novice teachers in the classroom alongside master teachers to participate in all aspects of instruction, planning, and daily school life. Associate Teachers also receive broad support for their personal and professional growth through regular meetings, extensive professional development opportunities, and immersive classroom experiences. Additional responsibilities may include coaching, after school enrichment classes, and other duties as assigned by the Division Head. This position provides full benefits, including medical insurance, and a salary of $25,000. Housing is available on a limited basis. Opportunities for earning additional income through stipended work are also available through the school.
The ideal Associate Teacher will display intellectual curiosity, independent initiative, a thirst for collaboration and team-oriented work, and a willingness to take on new challenges. An undergraduate or master’s degree is required, as well as demonstrated experience working with children. A background in elementary education is prefered.
This position is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and creative teacher to join a wonderful faculty. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references by email to AssociateTeacherProgram@peckschool.org. Kindly reference the job title in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please. We encourage you to visit our website, www.peckschool.org, to learn more about our program and mission.
About the Peck School
The Peck School is a coed, K-8, independent school in Morristown, NJ. Since its founding in 1893, Peck has stood for excellence in education. While Peck prides itself on rigorous academic programs, it is committed to developing students with a strong sense of community and moral responsibility. In 2015, under the leadership of the new Head of School, Andrew Delinsky, Peck ...embarked on a thoughtful and inclusive process to define a vision for continued excellence grounded in Peck’s proud history and traditional values. The resulting strategic plan and subsequent master plan outlined the evolution of a successful Peck School model, one that strengthens its programs and reimagines its facilities in the spirit of academic excellence with a continued emphasis on the importance of fostering connections and building community. This plan requires significant investment to reimagine Peck’s campus facilities and to support a vibrant, innovative and integrated learning community.