Opening at Lesley Ellis School

Preschool Teacher, Start Date: August 26, 2019

Arlington, Mass.

Lesley Ellis School, an independent school from preschool - grade 8, seeks candidates with a strong commitment to progressive education, excellent academic preparation, student-centered classrooms and antibias curriculum. We are looking for individuals who will bring expertise and enthusiasm to teaching and have the desire to work closely with co-teachers and specialists to ensure an enriching and challenging school experience.

Qualified applicants will be able to:

  • Work collaboratively with co-teachers to plan lessons, design programs and implement curriculum

  • Provide positive guidance techniques to maintain a child-centered, developmentally appropriate classroom environment

  • Assess each student’s academic and social progress, create monthly portfolio pages to make individual learning visible, and meet with parents three times  yearly to discuss growth

  • Demonstrate respect for diversity among faculty and student body and promote a classroom environment which values diversity and pluralistic worldview

  • Serve as a full community member by attending faculty meetings, participating in events outside of school hours, volunteering for committees, and participating in admissions activities


  • Master’s degree in early childhood education preferred
  • Three years teaching experience preferred
  • Commitment to developmental, multi-cultural, anti-bias education

School year position. Competitive salary and benefits.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:

Deanne Benson
Head of School

Lesley Ellis School is an equal opportunity employer
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