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.

K–8 Progressive Schools Job Fair, 2/20

Are you interested in teaching in a progressive school at the elementary or middle school levels?

K–8 Progressive Schools Job Fair
Tuesday, February 20, 6:30–8 PM

Sponsored by: Burgundy Farm, Capitol Hill Day, Friends Community, Green Acres, Lowell, St. Patrick's, River, and Sheridan.

Hosted by: Sheridan School, 4400 36th Street, NW, Washington 

This job fair is designed for experienced and aspiring teachers from all backgrounds who are interested in working at progressive schools at the elementary and middle school levels. Representatives from these schools will be available to discuss progressive education and employment opportunities for the 2018–2019 school year.

To register, visit:

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is preferred but not required. By submitting your resume ahead of time, schools will have the opportunity to review your candidacy before the event.  

Lower School Learning Coordinator for Grades 1–3 (Part Time)

Green Acres School seeks a part-time (20 hours per week) Learning Coordinator for Grades 1–3 for the 2017–2018 school year. The Learning Coordinator provides direct support and instruction in both reading and math for students in grades 1–3, using a collaborative team teaching approach and small group sessions. The Lower School Learning Coordinator will work closely with Lower School staff, including the classroom teachers, Division Head, Counselor, and other Learning Coordinators. 


  • A thorough knowledge of child development
  • Knowledge and experience with administering and interpreting formal and informal reading and math assessments to determine instructional level and to effectively implement direct literacy and math support instruction
  • Experience in reading and interpreting neuropsychological and psycho-educational evaluations
  • Demonstrated success in teaching reading and math to elementary-aged students
  • Expertise in research-based methods such as Orton-Gillingham, Phono-Graphix, and Wilson methodologies in reading
  • Facility with technology integration
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree related to elementary education
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Certification as a reading and or math specialist strongly preferred

To apply, please send the following four items to

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Statement of Educational Philosophy
  4. Green Acres School’s Employment Application Form*

Questions may be addressed to Matt Aborn:

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.


  • 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

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

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