Available Positions:

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  • Extended Day Program Teacher

    Reports to: Director of Extended Day Programs

    Hours: Part-Time; 17-22 hours/wk
    Rate: $23-26/hour

    Description:
    We are seeking energetic and creative educators to teach PreK-2nd grade or 3rd-8th grade during our extended day program for the 22-23 school year. The teacher will work collaboratively with other extended day teachers to develop enriching activities and projects that align with the mission of the school, and in turn, the extended day program.

    Successful candidates will have experience working with a variety of learners in various age groups, and be passionate about creating a curriculum that ignites curiosity and sparks imagination. 

    Daily Duties
    • Supervise outdoor & indoor free play
    • In collaboration with teaching partner(s), develop, prepare, and implement daily projects/activities which could be STEM, arts, sports, nature, or movement based
    • Adhere to Extended Day schedule, balancing the moments for free choice activities with structured time
    • Maintain a safe, welcoming, and friendly environment for all students
    • Work with the Director of Extended Day to maintain accurate and registration and attendance records
    • Ensure safe student dismissal to families/guardians
    • Regular check-in meetings with Director of Extended Day & fellow team members
    • Manage behavioral expectations
    • Prepare & serve snacks
    • Daily prep and clean up
    Skills & Qualifications:
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Adaptability, flexibility, and ability to modify programming when necessary
    • Ability to respond efficiently and effectively in an emergency situation
    • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
    • Self-motivated and organized with an intention to detail, commitment, and follow-through
    • Demonstrates strong cultural awareness and responsiveness, as well as experience supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
    • Values a strong community built upon authentic relationships
    Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) preferred
    • Candidates must have experience working with school-age children in a childcare, school, or camp setting
    • Prospective employees must pass all necessary background checks
    Schedule:
    • Monday-Friday 2:45-6:15
    • One Friday/month 12:00-6:00
    • Possibility for flexible dates/hours for the right candidate
    Fayerweather Street School Fayerweather Street School has a rich and progressive history of successfully educating students for over 50 years. Fayerweather Street School (FSS) is a co-educational independent day school enrolling approximately 200 students in Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. Located in the Fresh Pond neighborhood in Cambridge, Fayerweather offers a progressive, hands-on experiential learning environment where the pace of childhood is respected, and where children develop a love of learning, know how they learn best, and have voice and agency in their school community. We help young people develop the knowledge, skills and awareness to flourish in a complex, diverse and increasingly interdependent world. We believe that truly knowing each child is the heart of a great education, and we are committed to building a diverse, welcoming and equitable community in which compassion, humor and respect are woven throughout the curriculum and spirit of the day.

    To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume to: employment@fayerweather.org with the subject: EXTENDED DAY TEACHER. Please be prepared to provide at least two references, and at least one of your references must be, or have been, your direct supervisor.
  • Substitute Teaching Positions

    We are always accepting applications for substitute teachers. Please contact employment@fayerweather.org for substitute positions.
Fayerweather is a progressive Pre-K through 8th grade school and candidates should be familiar with the values and teaching methods associated with progressive education. Families are an integral part of the school and open and clear communication with parents is important.
Fayerweather values diversity in all aspects of school life and candidates of color are encouraged to apply.
Fayerweather Street School | 765 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138 | 617-876-4746
Fayerweather is a private PreK, kindergarten, elementary and middle school. We engage each child’s intellect.