• Full Time
  • Boston

Website Neighborhood Schools, Inc. Neighborhood Schools, Inc.

Justice-centered learning, teacher-led, purposefully small

3rd/4th grade Co-lead teacher at Neighborhood School
Fall 2022 Jamaica Plain, MA

The School – Neighborhood School provides transformative, personalized, justice-centered learning
to children from all family structures and of all economic means. Neighborhood School is a 60 student,
K-6, teacher-founded independent school with a commitment to promoting social justice, practicing
restorative justice, and helping children flourish to their fullest potential. Students learn about
themselves, others, and how to form an authentic community. Multi-age groupings are present in the
school’s four classroom levels, offering teachers an opportunity to develop a two-year relationship
with many students.

Teachers at NS take advantage of curricular freedom to design a learning environment where children
are nurtured to be kind, curious, informed, literate through experiential, thematic studies led by
questions, fueled by research, and framed by reflection.
Parents have opportunities to be involved in the life of the school and in the lives of other school
families. Neighborhood School is a place where a foundation for lifelong learning is nurtured and where
lifelong relationships (including faculty) are often formed.

Opening – Fulltime co-lead teacher in 3rd/4th grade classroom
The Classroom – The combined grade classroom consists of sixteen children ranging in age from eight
to ten years. Level Three is a place where children fall in love with reading to learn, do research and
teach others, develop a work ethic, and begin to understand themselves as learners.

Preferred Qualifications
– 5+ years experience teaching 1st-6th grade students in private / public settings
– Undergraduate and/or Graduate level training in Elementary Education and/or Special Education;
Elementary Education License (grades 1-6)preferred
– Progressive philosophy with social and restorative justice centered pedagogy

Our ideal candidate will be an avid learner. The candidate will be ready to:
– cultivate relationships with colleagues, students, and parents to build trust and promote healthy
Neighborhood Schools, Inc. * 34 Peter Parley Road Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 * neighborhoodschooljp.org * 617 522-0880
communication
– teach reading, writing, and math in collaboration with a second year co-teacher
– develop and implement thematic social studies and science units
– implement formative assessment and write trimester reports

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and résumé via mail or e-mail to:
Tricia Morrow, Director tmorrow@neighborhoodschooljp.org
Neighborhood School 34 Peter Parley Road Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 Neighborhood School is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. More information about NS is available on our website neighborhoodschooljp.org.

To apply for this job email your details to tmorrow@neighborhoodschooljp.org