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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 CT Schoolyards Program Coordinator

The CT Schoolyards Program of Common Ground supports the creation and effective use of school gardens, schoolyard habitats, and outdoor classrooms in schools. The CT Schoolyards Program Coordinator reports to the CT Schoolyards Program Manager and primarily supports the professional development, student engagement and outreach and evaluation components of the CT Schoolyards Program at Common Ground. Click here to learn more.

Common Ground is Seeking a Long Term Substitute English Teacher

Common Ground is seeking one passionate, creative, and certified English teacher. This teacher will serve as a long-term substitute in the fall of 2017 teaching 10th grade English classes. Click here to learn more.

Common Ground is Seeking an Environmental Educator

Common Ground Environmental Educators plan and teach a wide variety of programs, including school field trips, after school programs, classes for preschoolers, family classes, and more. Educators may choose to specialize in certain kinds of programs. Training is provided, however there is also flexibility for staff to develop and lead their own activities and to take advantage of seasonal happenings in nature. Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking Forest School Teachers in the NatureYear Program (Full and Part Time Available)

NatureYear connects a small group of children (ages 5 – 13) with a 10 month long intensive experience in nature. Children come for one full day each week instead of attending their traditional classroom on that day. NatureYear teachers use an emergent curriculum that follows the seasons and the interests of the children. Teachers provide content based learning about science, nature, and the environment as well as facilitate and create opportunity for adventure based play. Click here to learn more.

Common Ground is Seeking a School Social Worker

This School Social Worker will have the opportunity to provide strategic and comprehensive social work services that identify and address the social-emotional-environmental issues that interfere with the educational process to our students. Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking a Part Time Nurse

Common Ground High School seeks a part time School Nurse, 4-5 hours/day, Monday through Friday. Overall responsibilities include facilitating routine health screenings, maintain student health records, providing student consultations while on campus and more. The School Nurse adheres to and incorporates the Standards of School Nursing Practice while performing his/her responsibilities, as adopted by the National Association of School Nursing. 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