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Full-time opening at The Rivers School in Weston for an Assistant Director of Communications. See full job description in link. Send cover letter and resume to Director of Communications Christine Martin at c.martin@rivers.org 

The Winsor School is an independent day school for academically promising and motivated girls in grades five through twelve.  Winsor enrolls approximately 430 students from more than 50 different local communities in and around Boston.  The School seeks an Interim Athletic Trainer to begin immediately and remain through June 2018 and will accept applicants interested in either a full-time or part-time position.  A full-time trainer would be expected to teach up to three sections of middle school physical education classes; a part-time trainer would need to be available for weekday afternoon practices/games and some Saturday athletic contests.

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Lead Lower Elementary Teacher & Curriculum Creator for Gifted Students

Lower Elementary Teacher for ages 5-7 at a project-based learning school for gifted students with an inquiry and differentiated instructional approach.  At Acera, students explore and learn at a pace appropriate to each child’s unique motivation and potential.  Our culture is not about pressure to achieve; it is about freedom to thrive.

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The Camp Director is responsible for planning and running a safe, fun and high quality program for all campers.  The Camp Director is responsible for growing camp enrollment and revenue while managing costs within budget.  The Director is responsible for marketing, hiring all seasonal camp staff, developing and managing the Camp programs, adhering to the budget and ensuring that all Camp operations comply with all state and board of health regulations.

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The Park School in Brookline, MA, is now accepting applications for its Teaching Apprenticeship program for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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Marketing & Outreach Director
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Middle School Humanities & Interdisciplinary Teacher for Gifted Grade 6/ Progressive School

Acera seeks an entrepreneurial teacher who customizes interdisciplinary curricula and facilitates students with an inquiry approach.  Become the lead teacher for a group of 18 gifted middle school (grade 6) students. 

A background in the humanities -- government, philosophy, history, political science and literature -- is preferred. . . .define essential questions and themes that create jumping off points for discussions, literature book groups, electives and projects.  Create individualized learning plans that fit each students' capacity, interests, needs, and learning style.  


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Beacon Academy is seeking a part-time (24 hours/week) Bookkeeper. The Bookkeeper is a key member of Beacon Academy’s small but powerful administrative team and will be responsible for everything from daily bookkeeping to working with outside professionals to lead and complete our annual audit. He or she will work closely with Beacon Academy’s Founders, Treasurer of the Board of Trustees, and Development staff and report to the Director of Operations. We are looking for a laser-focused professional with at least three years of experience in bookkeeping and accounting.

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Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names of three references to:

Keely Jones, Director of Operations

Beacon Academy • 477 Longwood Avenue • Boston • MA • 02215 • kjones@beaconacademy.org

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Fessenden seeks a full-time Learning Resources Teacher and Lower School Reading Specialist — Maternity Leave Position (January-April). The Learning Resources Teacher and Lower School Reading Specialist provides remedial reading and writing support to individual boys in Grades 2-7 and serves as an in-class reading specialist in Grades 2 and 4.

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The Woodward School seeks an upper school science educator to teach Biology and Environmental Sciences.  Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in Biology, Health Sciences or Science Education. Master's degree preferred. The position includes advisory responsibilities. Teaching experience is required. The Woodward School does not discriminate in its policies based on race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation or age.

Please email your resume and letter of interest to employment@thewoodwardschool.org.

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Spanish Teacher - Maternity Leave Replacement - Part or Full Time

1.    Please consult our website (http://www.meridianacademy.org) to learn more about the school and to gain a fuller picture of our goals.

2.    Send a résumé and cover letter describing your teaching philosophy with a discussion of some of your work with students by email to Joshua Abrams, Head of School, at hiring at meridian academy dot org.

Meridian Academy is an urban, economically diverse, intentionally small, independent secondary school in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, MA. We are seeking to hire a teacher for two sections of middle school Spanish (Novice High and Advanced) or four sections of middle and high school Spanish. Class sizes average 7 students. Classes meet for 45 minutes each day.

Meridian’s curriculum is interdisciplinary and project-based. We have a flexible schedule that adjusts to support each course and its activities. Classes use all of Greater Boston as our extended campus. All students study Spanish through at least Intermediate II (third year) Spanish and almost all study world languages through their senior year. Spanish classes often incorporate a service component that gives the students the opportunity to use their communication skills to help others.

Part-time responsibilities/opportunities include:

  • Teaching two or four sections of Spanish.
  • Emphasizing the development of oral communication skills and written proficiency in the target language.
  • Creating activities that help students develop academic skills, make connections between ideas, master essential knowledge, and grow in their curiosity and creativity.
  • Developing and implementing methods of assessment, including long-term projects, that accurately reflect each student's progress with skills, content, and habits of mind. Teachers are supported with curriculum that has been developed already and regular department meetings with colleagues.
  • Communicating regularly with families.


  • Two or more years teaching at the secondary level preferred, but not required.
  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline. A master's degree is preferred.
  • A flexible and energetic personality that can work productively in a changing and growing school environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills when working with diverse students and families.
  • Familiarity with the ACTFL Standards is preferred.

Meridian Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or handicap in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, hiring, and other school-administered programs.

Fayerweather Street School is looking for basketball coaches for both of its intermural basketball teams, for boys and girls, Grades 5-8. The school's basketball season starts the week of November 20, and continues through the week of February 5. 

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