Full-Time
Boston
Posted 4 months ago

Early Childhood Center (PreK) Co-Teacher

The Advent School seeks an Early Childhood Center (PreK) Co-Teacher. Early Childhood Center

co-teachers are part of the Early Childhood program, which is inspired by the Reggio Emilia

philosophy, rooted in principles of social justice, and explicitly designed to promote our

youngest students as advocates of their learning.

Responsibilities & Duties

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 Advent School’s program promotes progressive, hands-on, project-based teaching

that interweaves the arts, academic skills, and social justice themes. Teachers communicate

regularly with families about the curriculum and partner with them regarding their child’s

progress.

Professional development is the cornerstone of maintaining the highest standards of education

that we provide at The Advent School. Each teacher is expected to engage in professional

dialogue as a teacher/learner and researcher.

Required Skills & Characteristics

The Advent School is a good fit for professionals who believe in the School’s mission of

education for equity and social justice. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of the

Reggio Emilia approach and previous experience co-teaching thematic or project-based units

and differentiating instruction, in addition to being:

● An advocate for anti-bias teaching, both for children and adults

● A lifelong learner that is resourceful, responsible, and collaborative

● An enthusiastic, caring practitioner who believes that their students can change the world

● A strong writer, comfortable communicating with families and colleagues

The ideal candidate will have two or more years of experience teaching in an independent or

public school and a BA or BS degree. An advanced degree is preferred. The Advent School

provides salary commensurate with experience, health and retirement benefits.

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter and the names of three

references to Gretchen Vice, Dean of Faculty, careers@adventschool.org. In your cover letter,

please include your connection to the mission of 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.”

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Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter and the names of three references to Gretchen Vice, Dean of Faculty, careers@adventschool.org.