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.

The Common School is an equal opportunity employer. The Common School does not discriminate against any qualified individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity and/or expression, age, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, physical abilities, military or veteran status,  genetic information,  or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law in the administration of its admissions policies, employment practices, educational programs, financial aid, or other School administered programs.


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

Current Openings

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

The Common School is looking for an enthusiastic, compassionate, reliable educator to assist in our dynamic after school program with 3-6 year olds. Working with the Head Teacher, the Assistant will supervise free play activities both indoors and outdoors, help prepare, serve and clean up snack, and help tidy the classroom at the end of the day.

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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.