First Grade Leave Co- Teacher
  • Teacher

The Advent School, Boston, MA

Accredited by AISNE

The Advent School seeks collaborative, passionate, and creative teacher for a First Grade co-teaching position to begin immediately and complete the 2020-2021 School Year.

First Grade teachers at The Advent School know their students well and use this knowledge to design and facilitate thematic, student-centered curriculum that combines academic and social-emotional learning. The Advent School promotes progressive, hands-on, project-based teaching that interweaves the arts, academic skills, and social justice themes. The ideal candidate will have previous experience teaching emergent or project-based units and an extensive knowledge of how to teach early literacy and numeracy skills using the workshop model. 

The Advent School enrolls 200 students, of which 35% self-identify as students of color. The Advent School is committed to the faculty’s professional growth, especially in regards to anti-bias and diversity work.


BA/BS degree minimum.

Independent/public school teaching or related experience.

Our new Early Childhood teachers should be:

  • Lifelong learners 
  • Advocates for anti-bias teaching, both for children and adults
  • Enthusiastic, caring practitioners who believe that their students are able to change the world
  • Strong writers, comfortable communicating with families and colleagues


Gretchen Vice, Dean of Faculty

Application Notes:

Send cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references to In your cover letter, please include your connection to the mission of The Advent School.

Since 1961, The Advent School has stayed true to its founding vision: an urban school whose community reflects the diversity of Boston; a forward thinking curriculum that inspires and engages a child’s passion for learning; a commitment to social justice; and a culture of collaboration where every child has the confidence to take action in a connected world.


  • First Grade