The Advent School, Boston, MA
Accredited by AISNE
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
Send cover letter, resume, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please include your connection to the mission of The Advent School.