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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 Part Time After school Recreations Manager

The After School Recreations Manager will provide all students with high quality after-school programs that promote exploration, wellness, and leadership.
You will be expected to coordinate after-school programs which develop community, good sportsmanship, and health and wellness, coordinate recreational activities to include strategy games and other opportunities based on student interest, provide additional program based on student input and the direction of the Student Affairs Manager and with support of the Health & Wellness Committee, provide programs after school for students and their families. The After school Recreations Manager will also facilitate all aspects of the Small Schools Basketball League

Common Ground is Seeking a Part Time School Nurse

Common Ground High School seeks a part time School Nurse, 4-5 hours/day, Monday through Friday. Overall responsibilities include the following: facilitate routine health screenings, maintain student health records, provide student consultations while on campus and other duties as outlined in the responsibilities in the link above. The School Nurse must adheres to and incorporates the Standards of School Nursing Practice while performing his/her responsibilities, as adopted by the National Association of School Nursing.

Common Ground is Seeking an Assistant Manager of Facilities and Grounds

Help keep Common Ground’s site and facilities beautiful, welcoming and functional for the Common Ground community! Common Ground’s Assistant Manager of Facilities and Grounds assists the Site Manager with the care, upkeep and maintenance of Common Ground’s site and facilities in order to ensure they effectively meet all of Common Ground’s programmatic needs. The Assistant Manager of Facilities and Grounds interacts regularly with the public, and will often be assisted by volunteers and students in the performance of his or her duties. The Assistant Manager of Facilities and Grounds is a full-time, year-round, 40 hour per week position reporting to the Site Manager. Due to the nature of the work, the Assistant Manager of Facilities and Grounds will be required to work flexible hours. Some weekend work will be required.

Common Ground is seeking a part-time Grants Associate

The part-time Grants Associate will be a new position and integral part of a small team working to connect generous people and institutions that care about Common Ground’s issues. The Grants Associate will be the backbone writing support for the Development team as Common Ground works to expand its portfolio of private and public grants.

Common Ground is seeking a Certified Part-time Social Studies/History teacher

This teacher will have the opportunity to teach Common Ground’s core history and social studies classes, including US History. This person will help to build a social studies curriculum that addresses intersections of social studies and social justice issues, and incorporates culturally relevant content for our student body.

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