Green Acres School Employment 

Green Acres staff enjoy a friendly and supportive work environment. The School seeks employees who will contribute to the community in ways that inspire our students to appreciate diversity, understand the importance of protecting the environment, and learn to respect and care for others.

The School offers competitive salaries, a benefits package that is among the best in the area, and a wide range of opportunities for professional development. All staff receive tuition remission for children attending Green Acres School.

Employment Opportunities

Green Acres School does not discriminate on the basis of race; color; religion; sex; gender identity and expression; pregnancy; national, ethnic or ancestral origin; age; marital status; sexual orientation; disability; genetic information; or military service in the administration of its education, admissions, employment, and financial aid policies, and all school-administered programs. Green Acres School will reasonably accommodate an individual’s physical or mental disability as required by law. Green Acres School will also reasonably accommodate an individual’s religious obligations as required by law. Further information relating to reasonable accommodation is available from the Head’s Office.

Early Childhood Teacher (Full Time)

Green Acres School has an opening for one of three teachers who work together in a class of 3 and 4 year-olds in the Pre-K Unit.

The successful candidate will be an experienced teacher who understands the needs of children within this age group. The candidate will join a developmentally based, experiential program that is cognitively challenging and responsive to individual children’s interests and needs. The ability to work as a collaborative team member is an essential skill for this position. Teachers in Pre-K work together to provide a comprehensive program of individual, small group, and full-class activities. Outdoor learning and free play are integral components of the program. Additionally, specialists collaborate with core teachers to integrate PE, science, and art into the overall learning experience. The Pre-K team also works collaboratively with Kindergarten teachers as part of the Early Childhood Unit.

Requirements for an early childhood teaching position include:

  • Degree with a focus on early childhood education; advanced degree preferred
  • Teaching experience with pre-kindergarten, kindergarten or first grade students
  • Preferred: experience working in a collaborative team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with parents and staff, both verbally and in written communications
  • Participation in weekly staff meetings and school-wide professional development initiatives

Benefits

Green Acres School offers a collegial work environment, competitive salaries, and a strong benefits package. Teachers at Green Acres School benefit from mentoring, professional development opportunities, and a generous benefits package including health insurance, retirement plan participation, life insurance, and tuition remission for one’s own children at the school.

To apply, please send the following three items to employment@greenacres.org:

1.     One-page cover letter including:

  • Days and times of availability
  • Grades and subjects you’re comfortable teaching or willing to learn how to teach
  • Your Educational Philosophy
  • Why you’re interested in teaching at a progressive school

2.     Resume

3.     Green Acres School’s Employment Application Form*

*The Employment Application has fields for direct typing. Before you type into these fields, please save the application file to your computer. Then open the file, complete the application, and re-save the document before sending it to employment@greenacres.org.

Substitute Teachers

Green Acres School is seeking substitute teachers during the school day and after school.

Subject areas for school-day substituting include language arts, humanities, math, science, Spanish, social studies, PE, and the arts (music, handbells, studio art, ceramics, photography, drama, and creative movement).

After school, substitutes are needed in the School's Extended Day Program, which operates from 3–6 PM.

Assignments range from 1–8 hours in a day and may cover more than one academic area or grade level. A full school day is 8 AM–3 PM. Paid training is provided.

Requirements:

  • Teaching experience.
  • Bachelor's degree. (A bachelor's degree may not be required to substitute in the Extended Day Program, depending upon the candidate's experience.)

To apply, please send the following three items to employment@greenacres.org:

1.     One-page cover letter including:

  • Days and times of availability
  • Grades and subjects you’re comfortable teaching or willing to learn how to teach
  • Your Educational Philosophy
  • Why you’re interested in teaching at a progressive school

2.     Resume

3.     Green Acres School’s Employment Application Form*

*The Employment Application has fields for direct typing. Before you type into these fields, please save the application file to your computer. Then open the file, complete the application, and re-save the document before sending it to employment@greenacres.org.

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