Members of Common Ground’s staff and faculty work hard and enjoy the fruits of our labor.

Common Ground students in a group portrait during the all-school hike.

Current Openings

Farm Director
Common Ground is seeking a reliable, hands-on, experienced farmer-manager to run our urban farm and oversee our agricultural programming. The Farm Director is responsible for all aspects of Common Grounds farm operation, including participating in the development of strategic priorities, annual operating goals and budget for the farm; general maintenance of and care for farm infrastructure; oversight of farm animals; training and oversight of farm staff, volunteers, interns, and apprentices; and coordination of the distribution of farm products to Common Ground’s various constituencies. Read the job description and apply.

Lead Outdoor Educator and Outdoor Space Manager at Elm City Montessori
Common Ground is seeking a new staff member to manage all aspects of the Outdoor Learning Lab, and to lead outdoor programming and learning opportunities, at Elm City Montessori, a public Montessori school in New Haven. Read the job description and apply.

Part Time Administrative Assistant
The Administrative Assistant is a part-time position providing critical administrative support to Common Ground’s Director of Business and Administration and Executive Director. The Administrative Assistant will reports to the Director of Business and Administration. Read the job description & apply.

Spanish Teacher
Common Ground has an immediate opening for a passionate, creative, and certified Spanish teacher. This teacher will have the chance to teach Common Ground’s core Spanish courses, and help to build a Spanish curriculum that addresses intersections of social studies and social justice issues, and incorporates culturally relevant content for our student body. Read the job description and apply.

Other Opportunities

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EEO/Non-Discrimination Policy

Common Ground High School is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons. Common Ground High School does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, disability (including, but not limited to, mental retardation, past or present history of mental disability, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. Common Ground High School does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended, it is the policy of the New Haven Ecology Project, Inc. and Common Ground High School not to discriminate against protected qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in all aspect of employment.

Inquiries regarding Common Ground High School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to:

Betsy Sneath
Director of Business and Administration
Common Ground – High School, Urban Farm and Environmental Education Center
358 Springside Avenue
New Haven, CT 06515
T 203-389-4333 x1211
F 203-389-5478