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Employment

Teachers at Advent are collaborative members of a learning community, who are expected to participate actively in professional development and the documentation of student learning.

The Advent School employs two teachers in every classroom, Early Childhood through Sixth Grade. Specialists teach art, library, music, physical education, science, Spanish, and yoga. The Advent School’s administrative team includes Admission, Business, and Development officers.

For teaching candidates it is preferred that they have a Masters Degrees and a minimum of two to three years experience in a school with a comparable program, but a Bachelor’s Degree is sufficient for application. We expect teachers to be competent at curriculum design and current in the teaching of literacy and mathematics.

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.

Current Openings

Staff

There are no open staff positions at this time.

Faculty

Lower Elementary Grades Co-Teacher (First – Third Grade)

The Advent School is looking for experienced, collaborative lower elementary co-teachers for potential openings for the 2017-18 school year. The School seeks candidates who bring intelligence, creativity, and knowledge of the teaching of literacy and mathematics to the classroom. Applicants must have at least two years of teaching experience in First – Third Grade.

Advent takes pride in its thematic curriculum, an integrated course of study based on the School’s mission of social justice and environmental sustainability. Teachers design their curricula interweaving basic skills with contemporary world issues. Applicants must be adept at generating original learning experiences and have strong writing skills. They must be comfortable communicating with parents within a family-oriented school community.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to: Gretchen Vice, Dean of Faculty, at careers@adventschool.org.

Upper Elementary Grades Co-Teacher (Fourth – Sixth Grade)

The Advent School is seeking creative and collaborative upper elementary co-teachers for potential openings for the 2017-18 school year. The School seeks candidates with experience working with Fourth – Sixth Graders. Applicants must have a minimum of two years experience working in upper elementary grades and have training in guided reading and the writing process and constructivist math practices.

Advent’s approach to teaching is thematic, with a heavy emphasis on individual student research. Teachers collaborate on the design and implementations of their thematic curricula, reinforcing skills within the context of the theme. Applicants must be adept at generating original learning experiences and have strong writing skills. They must be comfortable communicating with parents within a family-oriented school community.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to: Gretchen Vice, Dean of Faculty, at careers@adventschool.org.

Substitute Teachers

The Advent School is seeking substitute teachers for the 2016-17 academic year.

Substitutes at Advent may teach alongside another teacher in the homeroom or fill in for a specialist. They are expected to provide instruction and implementation of lesson plans, manage the classroom, and ensure student learning.

Experience teaching or working with elementary age students is preferred, and candidates should demonstrate a history of flexibility, punctuality, and responsibility.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to Gretchen Vice, Dean of Faculty, at careers@adventschool.org.