Sixth Grade Co-teacher

The Advent School, Boston, MA

Accredited by AISNE

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Job Description:

The Advent School, a progressive independent elementary school in downtown Boston, seeks collaborative, passionate, creative teachers for Sixth Grade co-teaching position.

Upper Grade teachers at The Advent School know their students well and use this knowledge to design and facilitate thematic, academically rigorous, student-centered curricula. The Upper Grades program, designed specifically to promote collaborative problem solving and student-directed project work, includes an advisory model rooted in principles of social justice for the support of social-emotional learning.

The Advent School promotes progressive, hands-on, project-based teaching that interweaves the arts, academic skills, and social justice themes.

The Advent School enrolls 187 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.

2+ years of independent/public school teaching or related experience.

An advanced degree is preferred.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience teaching thematic or project-based units and an extensive knowledge of how to instruct students in the development of literacy and mathematics skills using the workshop model.

Advent’s new Upper Grades teacher should be:

  • Lifelong learner
  • Advocate for anti-bias teaching, both for children and adults
  • Enthusiastic, caring practitioner who believes that their students are able to change the world
  • Strong writer, comfortable communicating with families and colleagues


Gretchen Vice, Dean of Faculty

15 Brimmer St, Boston, MA 02108

Application Notes:

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