The Advent School, a progressive independent elementary school in downtown Boston, seeks a collaborative, passionate, creative teacher 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. Familiarity with online learning including google classroom is preferred.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please include your connection to the mission of The Advent School.
The Advent School, located in the Beacon Hill section of Boston, Massachusetts, serves 200 students in pre-Kindergarten through Sixth Grade. A mission-focused school founded in the principles of social justice, Advent has served the students and families of Boston since 1961. Through its Reggio Emilia-inspired curriculum, Advent's faculty deliver authentic, rigorous, and experiential learning opportunities that encourage students to "learn with passion, act with courage, and change the world."