Employment Opportunities

Associate Director of Admission

We seek candidates with a strong grounding in early childhood and elementary education, a penchant for creative marketing, the ability to activate strong word-of-mouth outreach, and knowledge of how to use social media for marketing.  Strong organizational skills, writing and speaking ability, and the desire to collaborate in support of our mission are vital. The ability to work well in a school community of tremendous cultural diversity is a must. The primary responsibility of this position is to support the efforts of The Wardlaw+Hartridge School, to effectively manage the student enrollment process for all grade levels, concentrating mostly on PreK (3) – 8th grade. As a key member of the Admission Office staff and the administration team, the Associate Director must be a team player who communicates well with members of the administration, faculty, and staff, as well as our existing and newly enrolled families. He or she also serves on the Strategic Marketing Committee, where responsibilities will be concentrated on Lower and Middle School Divisions in conjunction with those division heads and the Director of Admission.
Master’s degree preferred and 5 years of experience.
Interested and qualified candidates should send a letter of introduction, resume, personal educational philosophy, and three references to jobs@whschool.org.


Ms. Donna Brack, Office Manager
The Wardlaw+Hartridge School
1295 Inman Avenue
Edison, NJ 08820
EOE


Upper School Humanities - History Position, 2019-2020


 
The Wardlaw+Hartridge School, located in Edison, New Jersey, seeks an experienced, dynamic, and resourceful history teacher for our Upper School.
 
We are looking for a collegial, engaging teacher who finds fascination in teaching about the modern world and our responsibilities as global citizens. Candidates with a desire and ability to build cultural understanding and develop awareness of global issues and topics while increasing student capacity for civic engagement are strongly encouraged to apply. We seek a teacher who is comfortable teaching modern world history through the lens of essential questions, exploring how different cultures developed both common and differing responses to these questions. This position includes sections of 10th grade Modern World History, a strand of trimester electives, which shall include courses on a topic or theme of global significance and relevance to the Wardlaw+Hartridge mission. More information about the Humanities program may be found on our website whschool.org/Academics/Upper School.
 
The selected candidate will participate fully in the life of the Wardlaw+Hartridge School, including effectively collaborating with colleagues, engaging in a continual cycle of professional development, actively joining meetings, committees, service learning, and other community gatherings, and working to uphold the mission and vision of the school.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
 
All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the school’s mission and core values of Integrity, Opportunity, Support, Diversity, Community, and Sustainability. Demonstrated success crafting curricula with a global perspective and framework. A master’s degree and at least 3 years of teaching experience is preferred.
 
Interested and qualified candidates should send a letter of introduction, resume, personal educational philosophy, and three references to jobs@whschool.org.
Ms. Donna Brack, Office Manager
The Wardlaw+Hartridge School
1295 Inman Avenue
Edison, New Jersey 08820
EOE

 

Middle & Upper School Humanities - English Position, 2019-2020

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School, located in Edison, New Jersey, seeks an experienced, dynamic, and resourceful English teacher.

We are looking for a collegial, engaging teacher who finds fascination in teaching in 8th through 12th grade. The position includes sections of 8th grade English and elective courses for students in the Upper School. We seek an experienced educator who is adept at using literature to explore essential questions and equip students with skills to think critically, read deeply, and write effectively. Those with a strong commitment to working as part of a thoughtful and reflective team are encouraged to apply.

The selected candidate will serve as an advisor to a small group of students and participate fully in the life of the Wardlaw+Hartridge School, including effectively collaborating with colleagues, engaging in a continual cycle of professional development, actively joining meetings, committees, service learning, and other community gatherings, and working to uphold the mission and vision of the school. Teachers are expected to serve as club advisors and/or coaches as well.

Minimum Qualifications:

All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the school’s mission and core values of Integrity, Opportunity, Support, Diversity, Community, and Sustainability.  

Demonstrated success crafting curricula with a global perspective and framework.

A master's degree and 3 - 5 years of teaching experience is preferred.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a letter of introduction, resume, personal educational philosophy, and three references to jobs@whschool.org.

Ms. Donna Brack, Office Manager

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School

1295 Inman Avenue

Edison, New Jersey 08820

EOE

 


Experienced ESL/ELL teacher

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School seeks an experienced ESL/ELL teacher to support our international student population with their studies in all classes.  The primary emphasis is in grades 9-12, but we have international students in all three divisions. International students are expected to enroll in traditional English-speaking courses from the beginning of their studies at W+H, in addition to enrolling in an ELL course for additional support in their academic studies. This position requires consultation with division heads, director of the international student program, and classroom teachers to keep abreast of topics being covered across the curricula and providing support for students in the form of Writing Lab. It is expected that the ELL Support teacher will collaborate with students on their written assignments in addition to scaffolding the reading assignments given in class (where appropriate). In addition, the ESL/ELL support faculty member will be the lead teacher in a six-week summer program for international students new to the United States.  This person will assist in other duties as necessary to support the School’s international student community. The ideal candidate will have a Master’s in ESL/TEFL/TESOL and at least three years teaching experience.  Please send letter of interest, resume, personal educational philosophy, and three references to Ms. Donna Brack at jobs@whschool.org.

EOE


Coaches - Cheerleading

The Wardlaw-Hartridge School is looking to fill positions with its varsity game, varsity competition and middle school cheerleading program. 
MS coaches must be available Wednesday-Friday 3:15-4:40, from mid-November to mid-February, plus home games. Varsity coaches must be available Monday-Friday 4-6PM, from mid-November to mid-February, plus home games; competition coaches must also be available Saturdays from mid-January-late February.
Send resume, including the name of 3 references, to Karl Miran, Athletic Director (kmiran@whschool.org, 908-754-1882 ext 129.) EOE

 

Head Middle School Track Coach

The head coach will organize practice and meet lineups for a program of 30 – 40 athletes, from March 6 – May 23.  Coach must supervise student-athlete pickup for 15 minutes after completion of practice, or 15 minutes after return of bus from away meet. The team practices Tuesday - Friday from 3:15 - 4:25 PM, and will participate in 1 meet per week (all meets are away, Tuesday - Friday).  Coaches should have enthusiasm for track & field and an appreciation of the learning process for young adolescents.   1 highly qualified assistant coach (who will coach distance runners) remains with the program. The head coach and the other assistant (to be hired) should be willing to coach sprints, hurdles, and/or field events.  

 

Assistant Middle School Track Coach

 The assistant coach will work under the guidance of the head coach at practice and meets, from March 6 – May 23.  Coach must supervise student-athlete pickup for 15 minutes after completion of practice, or 15 minutes after return of bus from an away meet.   The team practices Tuesday - Friday from 3:15 - 4:25 PM, and will participate in 1 meet per week (all meets are away, Tuesday - Friday).  Coaches should have enthusiasm for track & field and an appreciation of the learning process for young adolescents.   1 highly qualified assistant coach (who will coach distance runners) remains with the program. Thus, the assistant should be willing to coach sprints, hurdles, and/or field events.  Interested candidates should send resume to Karl Miran, Athletic Director, at kmiran@whschool.org.  Questions can be addressed to Mr. Miran at 908-754-1882, ext. 129.  EOE

Substitute Teachers:

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School seeks substitute teachers for all grade levels (PK-12) and subject areas.  A substitute teacher is responsible for providing instruction, managing the classroom environment, and promoting student learning in the absence of the regular classroom teacher.  Substitute teachers must implement teacher lesson plans, assign student class work and homework, maintain classroom control and discipline. Substitutes must have teaching capabilities and be able to follow oral and written directions. Bachelor’s Degree required. Interested applicants should submit resume, cover letter and three references to Donna Brack, Office Manager, at jobs@whschool.org. EOE


SUMMER PROGRAMS

Summer Programs is looking for candidates to fill the following positions: 

STEM teachers for both grades 6-12 and grades Prek - 5
Chemistry teacher
Arts and crafts teacher
Camp Nurse

Please contact Dawn Cancryn at 908-754-1882, Ext. 143 or dcancryn@whschool.org for more information.

 

 

The Wardlaw-Hartridge School
1295 Inman Ave,
Edison, NJ 08820
(908) 754-1882
The Wardlaw + Hartridge School is a top private and college prep school in Edison, New Jersey, which provides an independent, pioneering educational experience at the early childhood, kindergarten, elementary, middle, and high school levels.
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