The Advent School, a progressive independent elementary school in downtown Boston, seeks collaborative, passionate, creative teachers for a Third Grade coteaching position.
Third 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 Third Grade program is designed specifically to promote collaborative problem solving and student-directed project work based upon social justice topics and in 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 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.
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.
Advent’s new Third Grade teacher should be a: 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
Qualifications: BA/BS degree minimum. 2+ years of independent/public school teaching or related experience. An advanced degree is preferred.
Application Notes: 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.
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.