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  • PreK Co-Teacher - Fall 2019

    Fayerweather Street School is a PreK through 8th grade co-educational program. Our mission supports our belief that young people are capable of developing the knowledge, skills and awareness to flourish in a complex, diverse and increasingly interdependent world. It is the commitment of our teachers, and their love for students that creates strong partnerships in the learning process. We believe that truly knowing each child is the heart of a great education. We strive to engage each child’s intellect, imagination and awakening sense of social responsibility, to help our students become confident, resourceful and enthusiastic learners. We are committed to building a diverse and welcoming community in which compassion, humor and respect are woven throughout the curriculum and spirit of the day.

    Fayerweather seeks a full time PreKindergarten, Co-Teacher to begin in the fall of the 2019-20 academic year. This dynamic, experienced individual should demonstrate the following skills:

    Working at FSS

    -be knowledgeable of the philosophy of progressive education

    -demonstrate knowledge and commitment to the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in an elementary/middle school

    Teaching at FSS

    -Develop and implement a developmentally appropriate preschool program for young children in collaboration wtih a co-teacher.

    -Teach early math and literacy programs using developmentally appropriate, researched based curriculum

    -Plan and implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of our students.

    -Assist students with understanding and developing value for people’s human differences

    -Actively ensure growth in every student by utilizing a variety of instructional techniques

    -Maintain classroom management conducive to learning

    -Complete progress reports for each student in January and June using school guidelines

    -Facilitate with co-teacher Fall and Spring parent conferences

    -Collaborate with Kindergarten and 1st/2nd Grade peers to develop and coordinate and 
    plan curriculum

    -Increase professional knowledge by participating in professional development opportunities

    -Attend weekly staff meetings, as well as child study meetings pertaining to the social-emotional and cognitive well-being of students

    -Attend school events outside regular school hours including, but not limited to: curriculum night, new family/admissions events, admissions open house, and professional development sessions

    -Provide weekly and monthly schedules and lesson plans of activities

    Requirements

    -3 to 5 years of early elementary teaching experience

    -Bachelors degree in education or related subject area

    Fayerweather values diversity in all aspects of school life and candidates of color are encouraged to apply.

    Please send a cover letter, resume and references to employment@fayerweather.org 
    (State name and PreK Co-Teacher, in email header.) No phone calls, please.
  • Spanish Teacher Kindergarten-5th grade - Fall 2019

    Fayerweather Street School is a PreK-8th grade co-educational program. At Fayerweather 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. We strive to engage each child’s intellect, imagination and awakening sense of social responsibility to help our students become confident, resourceful and enthusiastic learners. We are committed to building a diverse and welcoming community in which compassion, humor and respect are woven throughout the curriculum and spirit of the day.

    Fayerweather seeks a full time Kindergarten – Fifth Grade Spanish Teacher to begin in the fall of the 2019-20 academic year. This dynamic, experienced individual should:

    be knowledgeable of the philosophy of a progressive school
    be familiar with working in an independent school setting (preferred)
    be able to teach and engage elementary aged students in learning Spanish (3-5 years prior experience teaching this age level)
    be both literate and fluent in Spanish
    have knowledge in OWL, TPR and TPRS approaches
    develop Spanish fluency (grammar, spelling, pronunciation, vocabulary,composition) and guide students in conversational Spanish
    develop a cultural understanding and appreciation of Spanish speaking countries
    create a developmentally appropriate cooperative learning environment
    Have knowledge and commitment around diversity, equity and inclusion practices and the impact they have on the classroom climate and curriculum
    adapt curriculum to the needs of students with varying abilities
    establish and maintain excellent classroom management
    have excellent communication skills with both children and adults
    have a warm and energetic personality and a good sense of humor

    Will be responsible for:

    developing a Kindergarten-5th grade Spanish program
    collaborating with the 6th-8th grade Spanish language teacher to create consistency and coherence
    collaborating with classroom teachers to integrate curriculum when appropriate
    performing various duties including recess coverage and creating curricular displays

    Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter and references to employment@fayerweather.org.
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.
Substitute Teachers

We are always accepting applications for substitute teachers.

Please contact Sarah Tahang-Bianco for substitute positions.
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.