An independent co-ed day school for grades Pre K-12

Employment

Greens Farms Academy is coeducational, PreK-12, independent day school built around a diverse, collegial, and inspiring faculty. At all levels we look for teachers who have deep expertise in their disciplines, are passionate about working with young people, lean into technology, and value lifelong learning. We are particularly interested in candidates who bring a global outlook and recognize the strength inherent in a diverse, inclusive community. 

GFA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and budgets generous funds annually for professional development. GFA is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws, which prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and veteran status.  

Open Positions

Lower School Associate Teacher Program

Greens Farms Academy is seeking Lower School Associate Teachers for the 2017-18 school year. The Associate Teacher Program provides aspiring teachers with training and experience in pre-kindergarten through fourth grade classrooms under the guidance of a lead teacher.

Associate Teachers are immersed in the daily life of the classroom through observation, supervised teaching, and small group work. There are also opportunities to lead after-school clubs in the Lower School and coach athletic teams in the Middle and Upper Schools. Typically, Associate Teachers spend two years gaining the experience necessary to move on to their own classrooms, and many pursue a master of arts in teaching from a nearby college or university while at GFA. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, some experience in and a passion for working with young children, and a commitment to fostering a diverse community. Click here for more on the Associate Teacher Program.

Associate Teachers receive a competitive stipend as well as additional funding for coursework. There are also opportunities to supplement income through coaching and extracurricular activities.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of references (if available) addressed to Aléwa Cooper, Head of Lower School, to lowerschooljobs@gfacademy.org.


Lower School Visual Arts Teacher

Greens Farms Academy seeks a full-time Lower School Visual Arts teacher to begin in August 2017. The course load involves teaching studio art to grades PreK through 4. Through drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, textiles, and computer graphics, students explore themes and styles from across cultures and time periods. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in studio art, at least three years of teaching experience, a master’s degree, a passion for working with lower school students, and a commitment to fostering an inclusive community. The teacher will join a collegial Lower School faculty and a PreK-12 Visual Arts Department committed to fostering creativity, design thinking, and an interdisciplinary approach.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of references (if available) addressed to Aléwa Cooper, Head of Lower School, to artsjobs@gfacademy.org.

Middle School English Teacher

Greens Farms Academy seeks a Middle School English Teacher to begin in August 2017. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience teaching English, a passion for teaching middle school students, the ability to develop their interest and enthusiasm for the subject matter, and a commitment to fostering a diverse community. A background in theater is a plus. All English classes are taught at Harkness tables, and the department is committed to discussion-based classes and close teacher-student collaboration on writing. Candidates should be prepared to participate in the many facets of independent school life, including leading an advisory group, leading clubs and activities, chaperoning trips, and possibly coaching or directing.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of references (if available) addressed to Drew Meyer, Head of Middle School, to middleschooljobs@gfacademy.org.

Substitute Teachers

Greens Farms Academy welcomes applications for substitute teachers in the Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools. Ideal candidates will have teaching experience, expertise in their content area, the ability to teach across grades, a passion for working with students, and a commitment to fostering a diverse community. 

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of references (if available) addressed to Chris Kolovos, Assistant Head of School for Academic Affairs, to substitutejobs@gfacademy.org.

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