Working at The Common School

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.


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

The Common School is seeking an experienced Physical Education Teacher for a part-time position. The PE program consists of a mix of movement, fitness activities, cooperative games, group challenges and initiatives, outdoor activities and competitive games/team sport skill development. Competition is kept at a minimum, emphasis on skill development, fitness and fun.  Full description here >

Qualifications and how to apply>

The Accounting Assistant is responsible for the maintenance of the General Ledger, bank deposits and reconciliations, accounts payable, enrollment tracking, maintenance of SMART activity reports, file management, financial reports as needed, and other administrative duties as assigned by the Business Manager or Head of School. Full description >

NURSERY ASSISTANT TEACHER – see full description>

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

Applying to The Common School

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