Careers

Work with Northstar

We take recruitment very seriously. We value degrees, but top candidates are well-rounded individuals who are not only qualified academically but also show a genuine passion and concern for the learning and well-being of every child.

We are looking for amazing and passionate educators and administrators to join our team. Ideal candidates will thrive in a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment and enjoy challenging themselves to learn and grow as professionals. We expect our educators to have a genuine passion for teaching and learning – and to enrich their practice by daring to experiment with different pedagogical approaches. We provide professional development through our programs at the Northstar Institute, and our school culture is encouraging and supportive. If this sounds like a place for you, we hope you’ll consider joining an amazing team of professionals at Northstar.

The application process consists of 4 stages.

Stage 1: Online Application

Stage 2: Assessment Centre: Skills Assessment (case-by-case basis) and Lesson Design Activity 

Stage 3: Personal Interview

Stage 4: Reference Checks

Applications must be submitted online only. Please note that we will not consider CVs that are sent to us directly.

CURRENT OPENINGS

Elementary/Primary School Educator

Type: Full Time

Placement: Exact grade and domain/subject placement will be determined after appointment.

Description:

We are a Preschool to Grade 12 school in the city of Rajkot (Gujarat) founded by Harvard alums. Our unique pedagogy, the Northstar Approach, is a research-based approach to learning and teaching that helps students achieve their highest potential by exploring and making discoveries about themselves and their world. We are currently looking for a passionate educators to join our elementary/primary school (Grades 1-5). Please go through our website to know more about us.

Responsibilities:

1) Plan and teach lessons following the Northstar Approach.

2) Use a wide range of technologies and creative teaching styles.

3) Regularly participate in collaborative curriculum planning and development, and work with colleagues to deliver effective team teaching when possible.

4) Develop and implement relevant assessments for both formative and summative evaluations as well as for uncovering student’s potential initial misconceptions.

5) Keep parents informed about student progress and attend parent meetings.

6) Be a champion and disseminator of the Northstar Approach inside and outside the school.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in relevant discipline. Prior experience in teaching at progressive organisations is beneficial.

Benefits:

As per school policy.

Middle School Educator

Type: Full Time

Placement: Exact grade and domain/subject placement will be determined after appointment.

Description:

We are a Preschool to Grade 12 school in the city of Rajkot (Gujarat) founded by Harvard alums. Our unique pedagogy, the Northstar Approach, is a research-based approach to learning and teaching that helps students achieve their highest potential by exploring and making discoveries about themselves and their world. We are currently looking for a passionate educators to join our elementary/primary school (Grades 6-8). Please go through our website to know more about us.

Responsibilities:

1) Plan and teach lessons following the Northstar Approach.

2) Use a wide range of technologies and creative teaching styles.

3) Regularly participate in collaborative curriculum planning and development, and work with colleagues to deliver effective team teaching when possible.

4) Develop and implement relevant assessments for both formative and summative evaluations as well as for uncovering student’s potential initial misconceptions.

5) Keep parents informed about student progress and attend parent meetings.

6) Be a champion and disseminator of the Northstar Approach inside and outside the school.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in relevant discipline. Prior experience in teaching at progressive organisations is beneficial.

Benefits:

As per school policy.

Foreign Language Educator

Type: Full Time/Part Time

Description:

We are a Preschool to Grade 12 school in the city of Rajkot (Gujarat) founded by Harvard alums. We will admit our first cohort in June 2016. Our unique pedagogy, the Northstar Approach, is a research-based approach to learning and teaching that helps students achieve their highest potential by exploring and making discoveries about themselves and their world. We are currently looking for a passionate language educator (French, German or Spanish) to join our Explorations and Discovery Teams. Please go through our website to know more about us.

Responsibilities:

1) Plan and teach lessons following the Northstar Approach that teach students how to understand a foreign language and its cultural context (French, German or Spanish) including how to communicate both verbally and in writing and how to make connections between students’ own language and culture and the foreign language and culture.

2) Use a wide range of technologies and creative teaching styles.

3) Regularly participate in collaborative curriculum planning and development, and work with colleagues to deliver effective team teaching when possible.

4) Develop and implement relevant assessments for both formative and summative evaluations as well as for uncovering student’s potential initial misconceptions.

5) Keep parents informed about student progress and attend parent meetings.

6) Be a champion and disseminator of the Northstar Approach inside and outside the school.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any discipline. Degree or certificate program in teaching French, German or Spanish to non-native learners. Prior experience in teaching the foreign language outside the degree program is preferred.

Benefits:

As per school policy.

Others

We are a small school and community. We might not have too many openings listed in this section. If you don’t find one that matches your skills and interests and you would still want to give it a shot, apply in the ‘others’ section. Who knows, we might be able to create a space for you. May be now or in the future. No harm in getting to know each other 🙂