Atrium School

Excellence with Joy

Employment Opportunities at Atrium School

Third Grade Teacher, leave replacement (September to December)–Immediate opening

Atrium School seeks a short-term, full-time third grade teacher to cover a faculty member’s leave this fall.  Teachers in the elementary grades work in co-teaching pairs.  We seek candidates with particular strength in math, literacy, science 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 www.atrium.org. To apply for this leave replacement position, please submit a resume, a cover letter, and the names of three references to both Marshall Carter and Kathy Hanson at mcarter@atrium.org and khanson@atrium.org   No phone calls please.

Afterschool Teacher (20 hours/week)

The Afterschool program at Atrium School is a place for Atrium students to play after school, do homework, engage in a range of activities and sign up for special enrichment activities.  It is also a time for some kids to relax, read, and enjoy their friends. Afterschool runs Monday through Friday immediately following the school day on half and full days. Afterschool also runs vacation care days when school is closed during vacation weeks and professional development days.  The position includes two weeks of summer day programming. We are looking for energetic, creative, experienced, and dedicated teachers to work with children in grades PK-8. Teachers will plan and facilitate hands-on educational experiences as well as facilitate non-structured, choice-based ones. Afterschool teaching hours are from 2:00–6:00 p.m.

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 www.atrium.org. To apply for the Afterschool teacher position, please submit a resume, a cover letter, and the names of three references to Arianna Thomas at athomas@atrium.org.


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: smasonbarrett@atrium.org.