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Teachers

Princeton Charter School (PCS) opened as a new public charter school in September 1997. In April of 2002, PCS become the first charter school in the nation accredited by the American Academy of Liberal Education, and in September 2004, the United States Department of Education named PCS a “No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School,” recognizing the school as a national model of excellence.

The school offers students in kindergarten through grade eight an academically rigorous education. The school campus in Princeton Township, New Jersey includes four buildings: a K-4 classroom building completed in September 2004, a 5-8 classroom building, a farmhouse used by the administration, and a campus center with rooms for art and music, a theater, and a gymnasium for indoor recreation.

Princeton Charter School employs teachers of:

  • English Language and Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • History and Geography
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Kindergarten
  • First Grade
  • Second Grade
  • French
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Art
  • Music

The school seeks teachers in these areas to take up the rigorous, joyous challenge of helping students chart their academic journey.

Some faculty serve as part-time administrators, including the Head of School and three Assistant Heads. Teaching faculty also serve as coordinators of professional development and athletics.

Occasionally there are part-time opportunities which may be brought up to full-time status by teachers whose expertise covers more than one subject area.

Current Opportunities for 2021-2022: Click here

Please send your Curriculum vitae and a brief statement on your approach to the teaching of your subject(s) to us at:

Princeton Charter School
100 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540

(609) 924-0575

NOTE: New Jersey law requires all public-school teachers to obtain a New Jersey teaching certificate or “Alternate Route” provisional license, which allows individuals to teach for one year while completing required short courses in essential areas of professional knowledge and skills. Alternate-route certificate holders are encouraged to apply, and PCS may be able to expedite the certification for experienced teachers. Certificates from other states are usually accepted after verification of course work and documentation of one year of full-time teaching experience. Information about permanent and provisional licenses may be obtained by applying to the State of New Jersey, Department of Education, Office of Licensing and Academic credentials, CN 500, Trenton, NJ 08625-0500 (add Attn: Alternate Route if applicable). Information is also available at the DOE web site:

Princeton Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Substitutes

Princeton Charter School (PCS) is a public charter school with approximately 340 students in kindergarten through grade 8.

Princeton Charter School is seeking substitute teachers for all subject areas including:

  • English Language and Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • History and Geography
  • Health and Physical Education
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Art
  • Music

If you have a standard New Jersey teaching certificate or have a Mercer County substitute teaching certificate, (see note below) you will be eligible to substitute teach at Princeton Charter School. Please send your résumé and a copy of any relevant certificates to the Head of School at:

Princeton Charter School
100 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540

(609) 924-0575

NOTE: New Jersey law requires all public-school substitute teachers for Mercer County Schools to record their teaching certificate with, or obtain a county substitute teaching certificate from, the Mercer County Superintendent of Schools prior to employment. County substitute teaching certificates can be issued to persons who can present a minimum of 60 semester-hour credits completed in an accredited college. You will need to provide official transcripts of your course work.

Princeton Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Tutors, After-School Tutors and Assistant Teachers

Princeton Charter School periodically seeks tutors to help children during school and during the after-school program each day.

The after-school hours are from 3:15 to 6:00 P.M. every day, and from 12:00 to 6:00 P.M. on early-dismissal days. If you are available from two to five afternoons per week, please send your resume to the Head of School at:

Princeton Charter School
100 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540

(609) 924-0575

Current Opportunities for 2021-2022.

Princeton Charter School (PCS) is a public charter school educating approximately 348 students in kindergarten through grade 8.

Princeton Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.