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First Grade Maternity Leave Co-teacher
  • Teacher

The Advent School, Boston, MA

Accredited by AISNE

The Advent School seeks collaborative, passionate, and creative teachers for a First Grade Maternity Leave co-teaching position to begin the 2020-2021 school year (AUGUST-NOVEMBER).

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.

Qualifications:

BA/BS degree minimum.

2+ years of 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

 

Contact:

Gretchen Vice, Dean of Faculty

careers@adventschool.org

 

Application Notes:

Send cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references to careers@adventschool.org. 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.