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The objectives of teaching at The Mead School include: tailoring each student's program to his or her needs, interests and abilities; nurturing life-long learners; promoting independence and dependability; and enhancing the student's social skills and sense of responsibility towards others.

Current open positions are posted below.

Part-time 2nd-5th Grade Mathematics Curriculum Director

Program:   

The Mead School offers a progressive Infant – 8th Grade program operating within a mixed grade Center concept, one where the Curriculum Directors work in tandem with the Home Center Director (HCD) to deliver the optimal experience for each student – socially, emotionally and academically. 

Experience:  Minimum of 2-3 years teaching Elementary School Math, or equivalent, preferred

Education: Masters preferred. Will accept qualified candidates pursuing a Masters.

Responsibilities:

The 2-5th Grade Mathematics Curriculum Director is responsible for building upon existing curriculum and creating and delivering pertinent curriculum to bring students along their learning paths toward mastery.  The ideal candidate will have a profound appreciation for teaching and working with students in the 2nd-5th grade range, be able to differentiate instruction in small cohorts, and nurture young mathematicians on a daily basis.  S/he will also be motivated to design and deliver curriculum to meet all modalities of learning: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic, with a heavy emphasis on problem solving and inquiry-based learning with manipulatives.  This teacher will want to create a close partnership with their students, to help them actively engage in their own learning.

The School may, at its option, revise the school year schedule and/or classes may temporarily be conducted via distance-learning in the School’s discretion. Faculty members will be expected to participate in the distance-learning program.

All teachers at The Mead School are expected to participate in weekly meetings to facilitate collaboration in the support of children and their learning.  In addition, curriculum teachers provide written reports for students and families twice yearly. 

This part-time position begins August 24, 2020, requiring approximately 15 teaching blocks and a few meetings per week. Hours to be decided on the basis of schedule and teaching availability, Monday – Friday. Competitive salary.

Download application HERE.

Email resume and cover letter (please include in subject line "2nd-5th Gr. Math CD") to: 

employment@meadschool.org

Substitute Teacher

The Mead School welcomes applications for substitute teachers in our Early Learning, Elementary and Middle School Programs. 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 Jeannette Baxendale, Administrative Coordinator, to substitutejobs@meadschool.org. If you meet the criteria to substitute at Mead you will be contacted to come in for an interview.

Teaching Qualifications

To apply for a teaching position, the following is required:

  • BA required
  • MA preferred
  • Strong background and knowledge of the desired discipline
  • Ability to work well with a range of able, highly motivated children
  • Ability to work well with a team
  • Strong organizational skills and high energy and creativity


The Mead School's policy is to provide equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Mead School complies with all federal, state, and local laws, which prohibit discrimination because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and veteran status.