Employment Opportunities

  • Top Reasons to work at Voyagers’ Community School

    Voyagers’ Community School, in Eatontown, New Jersey, the preeminent private and non-profit progressive school in Monmouth County, provides daycare, preschool, and elementary, middle and high school. Our core values among our employees are Integrity, Trust, Excellence, Teamwork, and Lightheartedness. We have a tight-knit team of professional faculty and staff and we want to hire YOU, if you are inspired by Excellence!

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    A great group of kids and staffFree or reduced childcare.

    • Health Insurance options.
    • Paid holidays.
    • Digital equipment and services.
    • Teacher appreciation massages, meals and snacks.
    • Coffee and tea on-site.
    • Curious and engaged students.
    • Supportive and involved families.
    • Beautiful, spacious classrooms.
    • Plenty of teacher materials and supplies.
    • Opportunity to be creative and flexible in designing and implementing curriculum.
    • Freedom to capitalize on “teachable moments” rather than adhering to a rigid plan.
    • Real, authentic work that matters for the children, teachers and parents.
    • Team oriented, cooperative, resourceful and friendly co-workers.
    • Recognition for a job well done.
    • A referral program with opportunities for bonuses and celebrations.
    • Mentorship provided to new teachers.
    • Opportunities to make a positive difference in our school and the surrounding community.
    • Endless opportunities for growth.
    • Time to get to know children over years, form relationships with them and watch them grow into adults.
    • Fun, fun, fun!
    • Operating for 14 years, with an average teacher tenure of 8 years; collectively we have over 102 years of teaching experience!

    Explore Current Openings

    Voyagers’ Community School, located in Eatontown, New Jersey, is a progressive, Reggio Inspired, nature and project-based school for children, 3 months to 18 years of age. We are accepting cover letter, resume and a philosophy of education statement for Lead Teachers/Associate Director. Employment will begin on or before December 2017. We will assist with relocation costs if apropos. Leadership and Management:

    • Establish and oversee the daily operations of the classrooms you are assigned to;
    • Regularly evaluate the effectiveness of the program being offered;
    • Lead team meetings with the assistance and guidance of the Pedagogista;
    • Research and maintain current best practices in ECE.

    Participate in ongoing tasks for the Infant, Toddler and Preschool programs

    • Compose weekly blog, newsletters and other correspondence;
    • Manage the program calendar;
    • Assist in pursuing And maintaining accreditations;
    • Attend and present at professional development workshops and conferences;
    • Oversee the organization and aesthetic of each classroom environment;
    • Coordinate staff scheduling and approve time records.

    Promote the program and increase enrollment

    • Communicate the Vision and Mission of Voyagers’ to staff, parents and community members;
    • Participate in designing promotional campaigns;
    • Plan and Host open house events;
    • Be present in professional and social circles that increase our reach into communities and our contact with parents;
    • Join professional organizations and remain cognizant if new trends and approaches to promoting preschool programs.

    Staff Development

    • Observe and coach preschool staff;
    • Coach interns, student teachers, associate teachers and aides;
    • Demonstrate best practices for teaching staff;
    • Establish systems and routines for tracking staff progress and development;
    • Conduct formal evaluations of staff;
    • Plan and organize training for staff;
    • Produce individual child and classroom documentation;
    • Assist in identifying developmental concerns and refer children for further evaluation when needed.

    Professional Qualities

    • Collaborative and reflective;
    • Focused on innovation and creative problem solving;
    • Thinker, listener, observer and strong communicator;
    • Adept at building positive relationships with children parents and teachers;
    • Ability to lead, train and inspire;
    • Resilient, flexible and able to organize time and responsibilities.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor degree in ECE required;
    • Masters degree in education preferred;
    • Minimum of 2 years teaching in a progressive, constructivist, Reggio Inspired ECE program;
    • Must meet all state requirements.