Career Opportunities


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The Village School is an AMS accredited school located in Waldwick, NJ serving students ages 18 months through 8th Grade. At The Village School, you will find a work environment that is comfortable, friendly, respectful and supportive.  Teaching in an AMS accredited Montessori school means that you will have a part in educating children to become independent, confident and kind life-long learners.  We are a tight knit, welcoming community where faculty and staff work together to ensure the success of the school as a whole for everyone from the youngest child to the most seasoned member of staff.  It is a place where you will find many opportunities to make life long connections and to grow professionally. 

Working in a Montessori school is a unique opportunity that includes specific methods while still allowing opportunities for individual expression. Members of staff are expected to adhere to the mission and guiding principles of the school and the Montessori philosophy. Teachers should be Montessori trained or interested in working towards their certification.

Available Opportunities

We are seeking candidates for immediate placement this school year.

Lower Elementary Teacher
Full Time Position

The Village School is seeking a Lower Elementary teacher (Grades 1-3).  Applicants should have strong interpersonal and classroom management skills and enjoy working as part of a team. Candidates must have Montessori certification or experience, and hold or be eligible for State certification. The school would consider an intern for this position. 

Development Director
Full Time Position

The Village School is seeking a Development Director who will develop and implement strategic fundraising. Applicants should be creative, energetic, organized and possess strong communication skills. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and prior experience with fundraising/development. 

Please fill out the employment application below for consideration for any of the above positions.  Please have your resume and any licenses ready to upload. 

Please email Head of School, Laura Dykstra at Ldykstra@thevillageschool.net with any questions. 

Thank you for your interest in The Village School.

Employment Application

The Village School is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Our policy with respect to decisions affecting all terms and conditions of employment is to treat applicants and employees without regard to race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability and veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, New Jersey, and/or local law, except where such considerations are bona fide occupational qualifications permitted by applicable law.