The Advent School, a progressive independent elementary school in downtown Boston, seeks a collaborative, passionate, creative teacher for a Kindergarten coteaching position.
Early Childhood 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 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 Kindergarten teacher should be a:
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
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.
BA/BS degree minimum.
2+ years of independent/public school teaching or related experience.
An advanced degree is preferred
About 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."