Website School for Community Learning

Socially Engaged Education

7th/8th Grade Lead Teacher

We seek applicants who are inspired by the idea of teaching multi-disciplinary and thematic units of study – incorporating language arts, science and social studies – in a multi-age Middle School classroom of 20 students. This teacher would also support on-line learning for mathematics studies.  Applicants should have their elementary or secondary education license or compelling and aligned work experience.

School for Community Learning, located on the northwest side of Indianapolis, is looking for teacher candidates that are excited to work in a collaborative, small school setting. Our independent, preK-8th grade, progressive school is organized into multi-age classrooms that focus on a student-centered, inquiry- and experiential-based approach to teaching and learning. Students, families and teachers are known well and valued for the gifts that they bring to our school. We teach through a lens of sustainability. As a school grounded in progressive education, we:

*engage students as active participants in their learning and in society;

*support teachers’ voices as experienced practitioners and growth as lifelong learners;

*promote diversity, equity and justice in our school and society; and

*welcome families and community allies as partners in the education of our students.

We are looking for candidates who:

1) Have experience (or interest in) working in a teaching environment as state above,

2) Have experience (or interest in) implementing project-based learning, differentiated instruction and the workshop model,

3) Are comfortable working with others and communicating with families and community members,

4) Value social, environmental and economic sustainability as pillars of a more equitable world.


To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and professional references to Megan Howey Hughes (School Director) and Allison Haltom (Assistant Director) at

Candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree or higher and be licensed to teach or pursuing licensure, in the State of Indiana, or have equivalent and compelling work experience.

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