Cold Spring School is a progressive independent school located in New Haven, Connecticut. The school has opened the search for an Associate Teacher in one of our K/1 classrooms, and both of our 4/5 classrooms for the 2020-2021 school year. The position entails a relationship with a Head Teacher and working with the Head Teacher on daily and overall curriculum implementation, development and planning. A candidate should have experience working with children and excellent classroom management skills. No experience working in progressive education required but an interest and passion for progressive education is a must.
Candidates should have a commitment to the school’s progressive education philosophy and it’s child-centered approach to teaching, an ability to teach an integrated curriculum and an ability to work and communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.
BA or BS from a 4 year college
Interest in progressive education
Additional Salary Information: Health and dental included
About Cold Spring School
Cold Spring School is a progressive, independent school that welcomes children from diverse backgrounds in multi-grade classrooms from preschool to sixth grade. Small by design, Cold Spring serves about 145 students. Children’s voices are heard and are integral in the process of learning, and a balance of collaboration and independence is intentionally fostered. Teachers create vibrant learning environments where discovery, engagement, and kindness are valued.
Cold Spring School, located in New Haven, is accredited by the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.