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

Current Openings
Common Ground is Seeking a High School Director

Common Ground High School in New Haven, CT is looking for our next School Director starting in July, 2020: A dynamic, proven school leader who shares our roots-deep commitment to help all students grow into their full potential — blazing pathways to college success and continuous learning, meaningful careers, whole and healthy lives, their individual passions, and powerful leadership for a just and sustainable world. Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Now Accepting Applications for our Urban Farming Internship, 2020 Season

Common Ground (CG) grows nearly 10,000 lbs of fresh produce annually, including vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers. We also raise broiler + laying hens, ducks, turkeys, + sheep. Farm products go to our Cafeteria, onsite farm stand, CG Family Farm Share, Mobile Market, + more! Farm work will be done with the Farm Director, Farm Manager and high school youth. Interns will gain experience in all aspects of planting, growing, and maintaining a diversified sustainable vegetable operation, and small scale livestock management. Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking Environmental Educators

Spring 2020: Currently hiring for FIELD TRIP LEADERS. Seeking naturalists and educators to lead programs for children on a working farm set in the middle of a huge state park! Your classroom includes gardens, wetlands, farm animals, bee hives, greenhouses, hiking trails, streams and lakes, campfire circles, a teaching kitchen, and creative outdoor playspaces. Incredibly rewarding work for folks who love teaching outdoors and connecting with racially and socioeconomically diverse groups of children. Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking a Part-Time Special Education Teacher

This teacher will have the opportunity to collaborate with Common Ground’s talented team of Special Educators and Support Educators on the delivery of Special Education services to students with Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), support General Education Teachers in delivering instruction utilizing accommodations and modifications to meet the learning needs of students with IEPs and participate in grade-level planning meetings that address students’ academic and social-emotional needs. Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking Summer Camp Staff

Currently seeking head teachers, teachers, assistant teachers, and counselors! Looking for folks who have big hearts, love kids, and want to spend their summer active and outside. Click here to learn more.

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