Lower School Associate Teacher Program
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 elementary classroom alongside master teachers to participate in all aspects of instruction, planning, and daily school life. Associate Teachers receive broad support for their personal and professional growth through regular meetings, extensive professional development opportunities, and immersive classroom experiences.
In addition to gaining experience at the elementary level, Associate Teachers will also participate in middle school athletics and activities as a way to broaden both their expertise and skills.
This position provides exceptionally strong benefits, including medical and dental insurance, and a starting salary of $30,000 with opportunities to increase pay near or above $40,000, commensurate with additional responsibilities. Robust support for professional development is provided to all Associate Teachers and free on-campus housing is available on a limited basis.
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 preferred.
The Peck School seeks to create a culture of belonging and connectedness. We welcome the unique contributions brought by individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
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.