Job Opportunities

Apply to become part of our gifted family

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Influential and Dynamic Teachers Wanted

If you love to challenge inquisitive young minds and enjoy inspiring creative and analytical thinking, then read on!

The Gifted & Talented program at Montclair State University offers Saturday and Sunday weekend courses, Summer weekday classes and workshops for gifted students in grades K-11 on the campus of Montclair State University in Montclair, NJ.

Please review the course descriptions and then design one of your own! You can mail your application, resume, cover letter, and official transcript to


Summer, Spring, and Fall Counselors

Counselors are responsible for a range of duties both inside and outside of the Montclair State University Gifted & Talented classroom. We look for counselors who are high energy, have a love of education, and are positive role models for our students. Although certain activities are typical, tasks and responsibilities can and do change according to each day’s needs and may vary slightly from classroom to classroom.  In addition, Counselors will be responsible for other duties as assigned by the Gifted & Talented office. Counselors are required to have CPR certification and to attend orientations. Applicants must have successfully completed at least one year of college, and maintain at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

In the summer, As part of their supervisory duties, Counselors are required to sign-in and assist students at the morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up. Counselors are responsible for checking students in each morning. Counselors are the primary people responsible for supervising students in the morning, between classes, during lunch, breaks, and at pickup time. 

  • Instructor Employment Application
  • Please send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript and application to the following address:
    Paulette Blowe, Director
    Gifted & Talented Program
    Montclair State University
    1 Normal Avenue
    Montclair, NJ 07043