The New Teacher Institute at Town School for Boys is seeking full-time Lower School, Humanities, and STEM Resident Teachers to join our collaborative, vibrant, and joyful faculty.
Our two-year internship program emphasizes daily teaching, curriculum planning, and professional development. The NTI provides structured training for beginning teachers including frequent observations and feedback, meetings and workshops with the cohort, support from the Head Teacher, and total immersion in the school community. A full description of the New Teacher Institutecan be found on the Town School for Boys website.
Collaborate with the Head Teacher to implement curriculum and manage the classroom
Exercise sound judgment and decision-making
Apply feedback to teaching practice
Maintain established school procedures and a positive learning environment
Collaborate with other grade level classroom teachers
Perform other school related duties such as lunch and recess supervision
Attend grade level, faculty, and professional growth meetings
Report to the Director of Teacher Development and Strategic Initiatives
Individuals with a strong interest in a teaching career are encouraged to apply. Resident Teachers are paired with experienced Head Teachers for a rich learning experience. The Director determines placement for the first year. Resident Teacher roles are full-time, paid positions.
Each Lower School Resident Teacher teaches in one grade for the entire year, and there is a change in grade placement after the first year. Grade options are K-4.
The Humanities Resident Teachers work in the 5th and 6th grades which are part of the Upper School. The Resident Teacher either starts with 5th grade or 6th grade, and there is a change in grade placement for the second year.
The STEM Resident Teachers work in 5th-8th grades which are part of the Upper School. The Resident Teacher either starts in 5th and 6th grades or 7th and 8th grades, and there is a change in placement for the second year.
Bachelor’s degree required for all applicants; for Humanities a major in history or English is preferred; for STEM a degree in a life science, physical science, or environmental science is required
Experience working with children (informal or volunteer work is welcomed)
Strong communication and collaboration skills
Flexibility, adaptability, initiative, and willingness to embrace the challenges of these unprecedented times
Additional Salary Information: Full medical and dental benefits
About Town School for Boys
Since its founding in 1939, Town School for Boys has specialized in educating, nurturing, and celebrating boys. Town provides a rich, challenging, and rigorous educational experience that directly serves the distinctive learning styles, energy levels, and developmental needs of boys in grades K-8. The school cultivates integrity, sensitivity, empathy, and respect in its boys; values diversity, equity, and inclusion; and prepares students to become productive citizens of a constantly evolving world. Town’s faculty and staff are dedicated to advancing the school’s mission, philosophy and core values. Distinguishing features of Town School include its engaging curricula, warm faculty and staff, supportive parent network, and the diversity of interests and backgrounds represented in its student and alumni bodies.