Job Opportunities

Sussex School has the following openings for the 2017/2018 school year.

  • 3rd-8th Grade Music Teacher
  • K-8th Grade Spanish Teacher
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Substitute Teachers
  • Janitors

Please scroll down for job summaries.

 

3rd Grade – 8th Grade Music Teacher

Sussex School seeks part-time music teacher (two days a week) for the 2017/2018 school year.  FTE will range between 0.3 and 0.4 FTE, depending on agreement.  Salary is based on a pay scale and is dependent on experience and education.  The position may qualify for some benefits.

Job Summary:

  • Teach 3rd-8th grade General Music or Instrumental Music classes, dependent on the skills and interests of the teacher.
  • 3rd-4th Music has included, but is not limited to music vocabulary, pitch identification, rhythm, singing, movement, percussion, orff, recorder.
  • 5th-8th Music has included, but is not limited to ukulele, guitar, african drumming, singing, music composition, ensemble work.
  • All students perform at two all-school concerts (winter and spring) under the direction of the music teacher.
  • As with any teacher at Sussex, the music teacher will integrate and collaborate with the Sussex community and may be asked to lend his/her skills to help with samling (weekly all-school meetings), talent show, various drama performances and school ceremonies.
  • Job may include after school band or orchestra program.
  • Teacher may also choose to conduct private lessons with Sussex students in the music room outside of school hours.

Please send your letter of interest and resume, along with three reference contacts to employ@sussexschool.org.

Position open until filled.

 

Kindergarten – 8th Grade Spanish Teacher

Sussex School seeks part-time Spanish teacher (four days a week) for the 2017/2018 school year.  FTE will range between 0.70 and 0.75 FTE, depending on agreement.  Salary is based on a pay scale and is dependent on experience and education.  The position may qualify for some benefits.

Job Summary:

  • Teach K-2 Spanish.  The program is based on introducing young children to other cultures and languages.  Emphasis is on oral language.  Classes meet two times per week for 30 minutes per lesson.  
  • Teach 3-4 Spanish.  The program is intended to extend children’s appreciation of other cultures and the Spanish language.  Classes meet two times per week for 40 minutes per lesson.  
  • Teach 5-8 Spanish.  The program deepens the the study of the language within the context of culture while facilitating language acquisition for middle school students interested in enrolling in Spanish 2 in high school.  Classes meet two times per week for 60 minutes per lesson.
  • As with any teacher at Sussex, the Spanish teacher will integrate and collaborate with other teachers and the Sussex community and may be asked to lend his/her skills to help with other Sussex activities as needed.

Please send your letter of interest and resume, along with three reference contacts to employ@sussexschool.org.

Position open until filled.

 

Elementary School Assistant Teacher Job Description

Sussex School seeks two elementary school assistant teachers for the 2017/2018  school year.  One position is part-time (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) and the other is full-time.  Salary is based on a pay scale.  The position may qualify for some benefits.

Job Summary:

  • Work collaboratively with the lead teacher(s) to lead the class.
  • Primary responsibilities include supporting classroom management and supervision.  Assistant teachers are also responsible for assisting the lead teacher(s) in lesson preparation.
  • Additional responsibilities may include leading parts of the curriculum, depending on experience and interest.
  • Availability and willingness to supervise before school or after school care highly valued.
  • Skill and willingness in substituting for the lead teacher(s) and/or specialist teachers highly valued.
  • Prior experience working with elementary school children highly valued.
  • Job candidates should be professional, flexible, enthusiastic, and creative.

Please send your letter of interest and resume, along with three reference contacts to employ@sussexschool.org.

Position open until filled.

 

Substitute Teachers for all grades.

Please send your letter of interest and resume, along with three reference contacts to employ@sussexschool.org.

Janitors

Clean school.  Flexible after school hours.  Part time.

Please send your letter of interest and resume, along with three reference contacts to employ@sussexschool.org.

Position open until filled.