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

Current Openings

Half-Time Curriculum Developer & Environmental Resource Teacher
Common Ground is seeking a new, half-time staff member who can work with teachers to strengthen our curriculum and classroom teaching — ensuring it is driven by standards, rooted in our local community and unique site, culturally relevant and inclusive, and pushing students towards both environmental leadership and college success. Read more & apply.

Maintenance Manager
Common Ground is seeking a Maintenance Manager who will ensure Common Ground’s site and facilities are well-cared for and effectively meet all of Common Ground’s programmatic needs.  Common Ground’s Maintenance Manager is a key member of Common Grounds’ Site Management Team, working closely with Common Ground’s Executive Director, Farm Manager, Director of School and Community Programs Director.

The Maintenance Manager also interacts regularly with the public, and will often be assisted by volunteers and students in the performance of his or her duties.  The ideal Maintenance Manager will be an organized, efficient jack-of-all-trades, and a team player with excellent communication skills.  This position is full-time year-round with benefits, reporting directly to the Executive Director.  Due to the nature of the work, the Maintenance Manager will be required to work flexible hours, including some weekends.  If you think you fit the bill, please click to read more and apply here!

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Environmental Educators

Common Ground is currently seeking Environmental Educators for the Spring, Summer, and/or Fall 2015 seasons. Click here for more information. Applications should be directed to Rebecca Holcombe, Community Programs Director: rholcombe@commongroundct.org

To view or download a PDF about this job, click here.

Camp Teachers
Common Ground is currently seeking Teachers and Environmental Educators for the Summer 2015 season. Click here for more information. Applications should be directed to Rebecca Holcombe, Community Programs Director:rholcombe@commongroundct.org
To view or download a PDF about this job, click here.

Camp Interns
Common Ground is currently seeking Camp Interns for the Summer 2015 season. Please note: Intern positions are intended for college students, or for post-college applicants looking to gain experience in a new field. At minimum, interns must have completed high school and be at least 18 years old. 
Click here for more information. Applications should be directed to Rebecca Holcombe, Community Programs Director:rholcombe@commongroundct.org

To view or download a PDF about this job, click here.

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

 


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