Employment

Science and Math Teacher
Commonwealth seeks a full-time science and math teacher for grades 9-12 beginning Fall 2017. Ideal candidates will be able to teach chemistry, biology, and math—preferably at a variety of levels. The position would also include the eventual assumption of one or more administrative tasks shared among the faculty, including serving as a faculty advisor for a number of students. Candidates should have at least a bachelor’s degree and some experience teaching; an advanced degree is preferable.

In keeping with its mission, Commonwealth particularly seeks teachers who will add to the diversity of the community. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a CV, and references to Mara Dale, Director of Faculty, at mdale@commschool.org.

Math Teaching Internship
Commonwealth is seeking applicants for a one-year math teaching internship beginning September 2017. Perfect for recent college graduates interested in teaching, the position will entail teaching two or three classes in math as well as some in-house tutoring. The intern will be supported through our mentoring program and function fully as a member of the faculty, attending faculty meetings, parent-teacher conferences, and the like. Candidates should enjoy working with teenagers and have at least an undergraduate degree in math, along with some teaching or tutoring experience.

In keeping with its mission, Commonwealth particularly seeks teachers who will add to the diversity of the community. Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and names of three references to Mara Dale, Director of Faculty, at mdale@commschool.org. If possible, please also include transcripts (unofficial or official) of applicable coursework.

Drawing and Painting Teacher

Commonwealth seeks an artist and art teacher to teach Drawing and Painting. Beginning in August 2017, this three-quarter-time position is perfect for a working artist who enjoys teenagers and would enjoy contributing to the life of a vibrant school community.

Classes include beginning and advanced classes in drawing and painting as well as life drawing, all with an emphasis on learning and refining skills—both observational and technical—in a variety of media in a stimulating and supportive environment. As both observers and draftsmen, students are encouraged to render images from their imagination and from life. The teacher works closely with students to help them improve their technique and discover their own strengths and style.

Commonwealth particularly seeks teachers who will add to the diversity of the community. Applicants with additional interests are welcome to apply, as we have a number of other part-time positions in play. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a cv, a portfolio/sample of work or link to a website, and references to Mara Dale at mdale@commschool.org.

Part-time Coach: Varsity Ultimate Frisbee
Commonwealth is looking for a coach to lead a coed team with students of all levels of experience. Our team practices in the Back Bay on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 3-5 p.m. Our season begins March 1st and runs through the end of May. Coaches are expected to plan and lead all practices, travel with the team for all away games, participate in league coach meetings, select league all stars, and perform administrative duties such as attendance taking and player write-ups. A solid understanding of the game either through coaching or playing is necessary.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to get into coaching, or for someone more experienced who is looking for a part-time position. Our students are enthusiastic to learn the game and develop as players; we are looking for someone to match this enthusiasm who is interested in developing a program. If interested, please send resumes and references to ktarnoff@commschool.org.

Commonwealth School is an equal opportunity employer.


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