Careers at NA

Joining Our Faculty and Staff

Newark Academy’s faculty and staff are the school’s greatest asset.  These professionals are both experts in their chosen field and also dedicated mentors who pride themselves on establishing deep, long-lasting relationships with their students. Every adult in the Newark Academy community takes seriously their responsibility for the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional well-being of our students. 

Just like the talented students they teach, faculty and staff members possess a passion for learning and limitless intellectual curiosity. The result is a vibrant and collegial community where learning and conversation extend far beyond the walls of the classroom. Faculty at Newark Academy love to collaborate both within departments and across disciplines. The school is fully committed to supporting the individual growth of its faculty and staff, while simultaneously ensuring that every community member feels a deep sense of belonging.

In short, Newark Academy is an extraordinary place to work, to learn, and to grow. Now that you’ve learned more about us, we would love to learn more about you.

Positions Available

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  • Substitute Teachers

    Substitute Teachers

    One of the oldest independent day schools in the United States, Newark Academy is a thriving community of 625 students grades 6-12, with outstanding faculty and administrative leadership. Located in suburban Northern New Jersey, Newark Academy is a highly selective, academically rigorous school distinguished by the deep connections fostered between students and teachers, a commitment to diversity of people and ideas, and an institution-wide commitment to excellence.

    Newark Academy seeks to create a pool of individuals aligned with our mission to serve as Substitute Teachers in the middle and high school. A successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for teaching and learning and have the ability to:

    - demonstrate care and respect for all students by implementing the lessons provided by the teacher in a thoughtful manner.

    - be actively engaged with students in the classroom and other supervisory duties.

    - ensure that the time spent in class is treated as a critical resource for learning.

    - communicate expectations for classroom behaviors for students respectfully and fairly.

    - ask questions or seek help when needed form administrators, faculty, or staff to support students and the teachers.

    Ideal candidates will have classroom teaching experience and/or specific content expertise. These are on-call, pool positions for which daily assignments would be mutually agreed upon based on need and availability. Interested candidates should forward a letter of interest and resume to Traci Osterhagen, Dean of Faculty, at tosterhagen@newarka.edu.

    Newark Academy seeks and celebrates diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In admissions and employment practices, scholarship aid and educational programs, Newark Academy upholds applicable state and federal laws and regulations prohibiting unlawful discrimination.
Shaping independent education for grades 6-12 in Northern New Jersey