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Employment Opportunities

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and at least three references to employment@vermontcommons.org. Applicants must also fill out a SchoolSpring application for each position.

Part-Time Chinese Teacher
Vermont Commons School is seeking to fill a part-time Chinese Language and Culture teaching position opening starting in the 2018-19 academic year.  Primary responsibilities include teaching multiple levels in the middle and high school. The World Languages Department at Vermont Commons is committed to Comprehensible Input methodology. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in TPRS and CI practices as well as be organized, personable and collaborative.

Regular responsibilities include:
  1. Creating instructional resources for use in the classroom.
  2. Creating positive educational climate for students to learn in.
  3. Maintaining grade books.
  4. Assessing student work.
  5. Supporting student learning on an individual basis.
  6. Establishing and communicating clear objectives for all learning activities.
  7. Observing and evaluating student performance.
Secondary responsibilities staff include:
  1. proctoring study hall
  2. attending department and faculty meetings, as well as professional development days
  3. communicating clearly and effectively with parents
Email employment@vermontcommons.org with resume and cover letter to apply.

 

Full Time Middle and High School Humanities Teacher
We are seeking a full-time innovator able to teach classes in English and/or Social Studies to Middle and High School students. Compassion, drive, grit, a belief in social and environmental justice, experience or interest in experiential education. These are the sorts of traits we hope to find in the next person to join our faculty.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience; our competitive benefits package include health, life, and disability insurance, optional dental insurance, a retirement plan, technology reimbursement, tuition remission and the lifestyle, beauty, and culture that is Northwest Vermont.

This candidate will ideally:

  1. Have at least a bachelor’s degree (master’s or higher preferred), preferably in content area.
  2. Have 3-5 years of middle and high school teaching experience, preferably in some independent schools.
  3. Believe in the intrinsic goodness and potential of every person.
  4. Have a passion for innovation and creativity in education, a love for deep intellectualism and the rewards of scholarship.
  5. Have a desire to be an agent of change for good in the world, and a conviction that young people similarly can be such agents now.
  6. Have a track record of communicating with parents effectively on a regular basis.
  7. Be available to help students outside of class and understand the critical value of such one-on-one work.
  8. Provide students opportunities to learn and be assessed through a variety of styles.
  9. Actively participate in collegial discussions with department members and other faculty.
  10. Have the capacity to design and co-lead week-long, immersive, field-based experiential education outings three times a year with small, multi-age groups of students.
  11. Have a commitment to global citizenship and environmental stewardship and a vision for how to incorporate these mission-driven priorities into math instruction.

Full Time Math Teacher
Vermont Commons School is now accepting applications for a full-time teacher to join our Math Department. We are looking for an innovative, hardworking, and enthusiastic teaching professional with excellent subject knowledge and a sound understanding of working with middle and upper school students.

The ideal candidate for this position should readily have content knowledge of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, statistics and calculus with experience teaching middle and upper school. Candidates must also possess an ability to present sophisticated ideas in an engaging and dynamic manner, including innovative approaches to hands-on and real-world learning approaches, as well as an interest in exploring cross-curricular opportunities for students to develop and hone their skills.

This candidate will ideally:

  1. Have at least three years of math teaching experience in a middle and/or high school setting, preferably some at an independent school
  2. Have an advanced degree in mathematics or a related field, such as engineering, that requires college-level calculus
  3. Be current in and knowledgeable of math educational trends
  4. Know and understand the adolescent behavior of middle and high school students in order to establish productive and meaningful relationships that are age appropriate
  5. Have a track record of communicating with parents effectively on a regular basis
  6. Be available to help students outside of class and understand the critical value of such one-on-one work
  7. Provide students opportunities to learn and be assessed through a variety of styles
  8. Actively participate in collegial discussions with department members and other faculty.
  9. Have the capacity to design and co-lead week-long, immersive, field-based experiential education outings three times a year with small, multi-age groups of students
  10. Have a commitment to global citizenship and environmental stewardship and a vision for how to incorporate these mission-driven priorities into math instruction.

Please apply for this position on SchoolSpring by clicking here.

Substitute Teachers for the 2017-2018 School Year
Vermont Commons School seeks versatile, available, responsive substitute candidates for the 2016-2017 school year. Flexible schedules that can accommodate last-minute, on-call coverage needs are essential.

Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years experience preferred. Come join our enthusiastic learners and faculty!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Vermont Commons School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Scholarship. Community. Global Responsibility.

At Vermont Commons School, our goal is to engage students with their world. We achieve this through programs and a curriculum grounded in local and global involvement.