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The Nantucket New School is currently seeking candidates for the following position:

We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities at Nantucket New School. When we do have openings, we will list them below as well as in appropriate outside venues, such as the Inquirer and Mirror. We also accept unsolicited resumes for our files.


2017-18 Openings

ART – The position involves teaching all aspects of studio art in Pre-K through Grade 8, with emphasis on hand creation and observational drawing.  Successful candidates will have strong experience as an art teacher in elementary education, a Masters in a related field is preferred; knowledge of art history; excellent classroom management skills; a desire and ability to collaborate and work with a team; experience in curriculum planning and development; excellent oral and written communication; a commitment to character development; good judgment, patience, and flexibility; and a commitment to the mission of Nantucket New School.  Please send a cover letter and resume to jalden@nantucketnewschool.org

Third Grade – The third grade teacher plans the instructional program and teaches lessons to whole and small groups that are both age-appropriate and address individual student needs. S/he will also work closely with grade level partners, specialists, and the administrative team to ensure all students make academic and social-emotional progress. Qualified candidates will possess 3-5 years of experience in classroom teaching and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred. Experience with McGraw-Hill Treasures Reading Series and Singapore Math is beneficial. A good sense of humor, a positive outlook, and an appreciation of the unique qualities of the age group are essential.  Please send a cover letter and resume to jalden@nantucketnewschool.org.

Learning Specialist – The Learning Specialist will be a dedicated and dynamic educator with experience working with elementary and middle school aged students. Successful candidates will have previous classroom and/or small group experience in early literacy skills, literacy intervention strategies, an undergraduate degree in education and/or a special education certification is preferred. Candidates must have superior teaching skills, excellent writing skills, be collaborative, detail-oriented, innovative and dedicated to meeting the academic and personal needs of children. The learning specialist works with individual students and small groups of students in and out of the classroom in conjunction with classroom teachers and has the responsibility of partnering proactively with faculty and administrators to support students with different learning styles.  Send a cover letter and resume to jalden@nantucketnewschool.org.

STEM – The Upper School (grades 5-8) STEM teacher will be an experienced and creative teacher capable of teaching various levels of Upper School STEM and collaborating with the Upper School team to implement interdisciplinary connections in the classroom.

Nantucket New School
15 Nobadeer Farm Road
Nantucket, MA 02554