FILLED- Common Ground is Seeking a Part-Time Math/Science Support Educator

Common Ground High School — the nation’s oldest environmental charter high school, creating the next generation of successful college students and powerful community and environmental leaders — is seeking a Part-time Math/Science Support Educator

The Common Ground Support Educator will have the opportunity to work in a truly diverse learning community in which 225 students from 18 different towns experience a mix of high academic standards, active learning and leadership opportunities, and small school supports that are producing dramatic educational results.

The Support Educator is responsible for supporting classroom instruction during the school day and providing targeted supports in academic labs both during and after school.

Additionally, the Support Educator assists with collaterals, supports administrative staff as needed, provides substitute coverage throughout the school year as needed, and attends school assemblies and functions.

  • College Degree
  • Experience supervising and working with youth
  • Ability to support students with all levels of high school math instruction
  • Experience in the field of education; preferably in a public school setting.
  • Demonstrated belief that all students can achieve at high levels
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility

Common Ground is particularly eager for candidates who can help us to fulfill our commitment to building a racially and culturally diverse faculty and staff. Common Ground has a commitment to examining the intersection of social, environmental, and food justice issues; how systems of oppression, including white privilege, impact the organization’s work; and how resistance to those systems can offer windows into a more sustainable society.

To apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Liz Cox

School Director

Common Ground High School

358 Springside Ave., New Haven, CT 06515


It is the policy of the New Haven Ecology Project, Inc. and Common Ground High School that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise discriminated against under any program, including employment, because of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, civil union status, sexual orientation, mental retardation, and past/present history of mental disorder, learning disability and physical disability.

It is the policy of the New Haven Ecology Project, Inc. and Common Ground High School to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to age, color, marital status, civil union status, national origin, disability, race, religion, sexual orientation or gender in all personnel actions, including recruitment, evaluation, selection, daily interactions, promotion, compensation, training and termination. 

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.


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