Atrium School

Excellence with Joy

Employment Opportunities at Atrium School

Third Grade Teacher, Immediate opening

Atrium School seeks a full-time third grade co-teacher for January to June 2019. 

Teachers in the elementary grades work in a co-teaching partnership.  We seek candidates with particular strengths in literacy instruction and central theme instruction, in a classroom where social emotional learning, collaboration, and kindness are prized.

Atrium School is a progressive, inclusive PreK-8th grade independent school in Watertown, Massachusetts. Our 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.

Faculty at Atrium:

•      Display passion and expertise in their content areas and instructional skill; 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.

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 this leave replacement position, please submit a resume, a cover letter, and the names of three references to Marshall Carter at  No phone calls please.

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: