Atrium School

Excellence with Joy

Employment Opportunities at Atrium School

Elementary Grades Teachers

Atrium School currently seeks applicants for potential PreK to 5th grade teacher positions in the 2018-19 school year, both permanent and one-year roles.  Elementary grade faculty at Atrium teach in pairs, with class size generally of 14-16 students. Our teachers are avid learners, skilled in differentiating instruction in classrooms where both joy and excellence characterize an interdisciplinary approach to curriculum.  The arts play a central role at Atrium. Faculty here:

  • display passion and expertise in multiple content areas and instructional skill; we seek strengths in science, humanities, math, writing/literacy, and technology.

  • write skillfully and frequently. Enjoy and have great capacity to nurture the broad array of learning approaches that every child possesses, and value the varied dimensions of student learning and progress.

  • collaborate daily with multiple colleagues to plan and carry out complex, integrated  learning experiences that cross grades and subject areas.

  • initiate and continually plan individual professional growth, within an atmosphere that prioritizes and supports professional development.

Atrium School is a progressive and inclusive PreK-8th grade independent school (enrollment 130) in Watertown, Massachusetts.  Atrium’s PreK-8th grade program encourages academic curiosity, creativity, and exploration while fostering each child's intellectual and personal growth.  Our students develop confidence in themselves and respect for others within a joyful, vibrant community of nurturing and challenging teachers, engaged parents, and enriching partnerships.

We seek candidates who will add to the racial, cultural and gender diversity of the school community, and who are committed to building and sustaining a community that is richly diverse and includes a wide range of family structures, racial, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.  

For further information about the mission, program and community at Atrium, please visit  To apply for a teaching position in Grades PreK-5, please submit a resume, a cover letter indicating preferred grade range, and the names of three references to

Substitute Teacher Opportunities

We are always accepting applications for substitute teachers. All substitute position inquiries should be directed to our Office Manager, Sydney Mason-Barrett: