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Employment Opportunities

Teachers here are passionate about the subjects they teach, as well as the opportunity they have to influence the lives of our students."
Leo Yoon, Middle & Upper School Head

How to Apply

  1. Please review our website, our school mission, and review the job openings listed below.
  2. Apply for the desired position:
    • View all available positions listed below.
    • Click on the appropriate job description for more information.
  3. Send a resume and cover letter to employment@wilberforceschool.org.

After reviewing your resume and cover letter, we will invite prospective candidates to apply, sending them an official application at that time. Qualified candidates will be scheduled for an interview.

Executive Assistant: Supports the Head of School with personnel, operations, development, and curricular and co-curricular activities. Starts at 25 hours per week, increasing over over time to 40 hours per week. Click here for a detailed job description.

Substitute Teacher: Substitutes may be asked to teach any grade level, for either half or full days. This is a great way for us to get to know you and for you to become familiar with our distinctive culture.

Debate Coach: Part-time position needed to coach Upper School Debate Team. The team currently participates in the parliamentary model with the East Coast HSPDP league. Responsibilities: after-school coaching (once a week), supporting case writing, and attending monthly tournaments.

International Student Coordinator: Works with the Admissions Director to recruit and support international students during their studies abroad. Position is responsible for marketing to international students, screening potential candidates for admission, and maintaining student records in SEVIS. Coordinator also serves as a liaison between the student and host family.

2017-2018 school year positions:

Please note: Upper School teachers may also be given one Middle School class in their field.

Middle School Humanities Teacher: Facilitates discussion/narration-based classes on literature and teaches language arts (writing, revising, speaking, diagramming, logical argumentation). In the classroom, teacher models a love of words, of story, and of learning in community. Position may include some teaching of Bible, world history, or forensics. (View the general MS job description on the right for more information.)

Humane Letters 9-11 Teacher: Facilitates discussion-based classes. Students and teacher explore primary texts together in a daily two-hour block, coinciding with weekly writing assignments. Click here for a complete reading list for grades 9-11.

Humane Letters 12 Teacher: H12 focuses on a close reading and discussion of texts in medieval and modern literature, philosophy, theology, and poetry. Click here for a complete grade 12 reading list.

Math & Science Teacher: Instructs both Middle and Upper School levels. Please view our Middle and Upper School science curricula. Candidates with a science background are especially desirable. (View the general MS US job descriptions on the right for more information.)

Lower School Afternoon Aide: Part-time aide needed for afternoons (M-F, 12:30-3:30pm) with Explorers I preschool students - monitoring lunch and recess, overseeing review of learning, and offering enrichment activities in academics, nature, and arts.

Lower School Aide (Substitute): Temporary position, from August - November of 2017. Applicants should have interest and experience working with early elementary students. Click here for a detailed job description.

Coaching Positions: Middle School: Girls' Basketball Coach, Boys' Basketball Coach, Girls' Lacrosse Coach, Boys' Soccer Coach. Upper School: Girls' Soccer Coach, Boys' Soccer Coach. Coaches must demonstrate a positive approach with students, parents, officials, and coaches and opposing teams. Click here a detailed job description.

General Teacher Job Descriptions

Non-Discrimination Policy

Wilberforce is in compliance with federal, state, and local law in its belief and practice that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity. Accordingly, the school conducts its employment practices without regard to race, color, gender, ancestry, national origin, physical disability, mental disability, age, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local discrimination laws. The school’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. All employees are responsible for complying with the School’s equal employment opportunity policy. The school reserves the right to use religion as a bona fide occupational hiring criterion, due to the mission and nature of our school as a faith-based institution, and in full compliance with all laws. The school reserves the right established by New Jersey law to follow the tenets of its religion in establishing employment criteria.

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