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

Special Education Teaching Assistant
The part time Special Education Teaching Assistant (TA) position is responsible for supporting the Special Education teachers in the resource classroom as well as in an inclusion setting with Regular Education teachers. Read more & apply.

Part Time Teaching Assistant
The part time Teaching Assistant (TA) position is responsible for supporting teachers in the classroom during the school day, providing targeted supports in academic labs both during and after school, and assisting with 4 week summer school. Read more & apply.

Full Time Teaching Assistant
The Teaching Assistant (TA) position is responsible for supporting teachers in the classroom during the school day, providing targeted supports in academic labs both during and after school, and assisting with 4 week summer school. Read more & apply.

Student Support Assistant/Homework Center Coordinator
Common Ground provides a wide range of academic, emotional, and behavioral supports to its students, including a variety of high quality after school enrichment opportunities. The Student Support Assistant assists the Assistant Director and Director of the school with student support initiatives.  The Student Support Assistant also assists with the oversight of all aspects of the Homework Center, and ensures the provision of a safe and quiet work environment to support student completion of assignments. Read more & apply.

Manager of Post High School Placement, Alumni Affairs, and Student Recruitment
The Manager of Post High School Placement, Alumni Affairs, and Student Recruitment is responsible for supporting student entrance to and exit from Common Ground.  This staff person holds responsibility for all aspects of the post-high school placement process, coordinating alumni affairs, and ensuring that important information about the school’s educational mission and operations is communicated to external audiences, including prospective students and families, area schools, and community organizations. Read more & apply.

Science Teachers
Common Ground seeks two passionate, creative, outstanding science teachers certified in biology, general science, chemistry, and/or physics. Click to read the complete job description and application process.

Environmental Leadership Coordinator
This is unique opportunity to work at a school that prioritizes leadership development and project-based learning around environmental and social justice issues. Read more & apply.

Schoolyards Program Manager
Common Ground’s Schoolyards Program is made up of two programs: The School Garden Resource Center & The Schoolyard Habitat Program. The Schoolyards Manager manages both in collaboration with the Schoolyards Team. Read more & apply.

Interim Farm Manager
Common Ground employs an experienced farmer to manage our urban farm. We are seeking to fill an interim Farm Manager position to manage our agricultural commitments through October 2016. This is a full time, 40-45hrs/week, position with the option to apply for a year-round position. Read more & apply.

Other Opportunities
We encourage you to subscribe to Common Ground’s email newsletter if you are interested in hearing about future employment opportunities at Common Ground. In addition, if you would like to share a resume and cover letter for us to keep on file, you may send it 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
bsneath@commongroundct.org
www.commongroundct.org

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
bsneath@commongroundct.org
www.commongroundct.org