The Advent School, a progressive independent elementary school in downtown Boston, seeks collaborative, passionate, creative teachers for Kindergarten maternity leave position. The position runs from mid-December through June.
Kindergarten 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 Early Childhood program, designed specifically to promote our youngest students as advocates of their own learning, is inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy and rooted in principles of social justice.
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 emergent or project-based units and an extensive knowledge of how to teach early literacy and numeracy skills using the workshop model.
Send cover letter, resume, and the names of three references to email@example.com. In your cover letter, please include your connection to the mission of The Advent School.
About 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.