The Common School offers a unique and vibrant working community to individuals interested in the advancement of progressive education in a collaborative, supportive work environment.
Teaching positions
Our faculty includes a Head Teacher and Associate Teacher in each classroom, and an additional Assistant Teacher in our Nursery classrooms. Head Teacher openings are usually announced in January for next school year; Associate and Assistant Teacher openings are posted later in the spring.

Additional positions include specialists in music, physical education, Spanish language, library, and tutors.

current openings:

Elementary one (3rd/4th grade) co-teacher - full description here >

music teacher, part-time - full description here >

summer program teachers

Hiring head and assistant teachers for our summer program. Staff orientation is in late June, the program runs from July 3-July 28. In the summer we offer a creative arts and nature-based programming. We are committed to building a diverse community and encourage applications from all qualified educators. Email a letter of interest and resume to Mainoffice@commonschool.org

Substitute Teachers
We are accepting applications for Substitute Teachers to work with all ages. Substitutes should be available for work either for pre-planned absences or for last minute (early morning) calls. Email your resume to mainoffice@commonschool.org.




Applying to the Common School

Positions can be applied for by submitting a cover letter, resume, references and a statement of educational philosophy to mainoffice@commonschool.org. Additional required materials for specific positions are noted when an opening is posted.