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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 an English Teacher

We are seeking a dynamic, passionate, creative, effective English teacher to join our Core 10 team. Core 10 is a new integrated curriculum consisting of English, Science, Social Studies, and Art. Over the course of this year-long experience, students will dive into four interdisciplinary units: New Haven Stories, Justice, Power, and Community Health. Students will use the city of New Haven as a learning laboratory and take part in numerous off-site field experiences with community partners. Additionally, the Core 10 has a commitment to exposing students to the arts through photography, drama/theater, various visual arts media, and videography. Click here to learn more.

Common Ground is Seeking an Art Teacher

We are seeking a dynamic, passionate, creative, effective Art Teacher to join our team as the Core 10 Art Teacher. Core 10 is a new integrated curriculum consisting of English, Science, Social Studies, and Art. Over the course of this year-long experience, students will dive into four interdisciplinary units: New Haven Stories, Justice, Power, and Community Health. Students will use the city of New Haven as a learning laboratory and take part in numerous off-site field experiences with community partners. Additionally, the Core 10 has a commitment to exposing students to the arts through photography, drama/theater, various visual arts media, and videography. Click here to learn more.

Common Ground is Seeking a School Director

Common Ground High School is looking for our next School Director starting in July 2021. The ideal candidate is a dynamic and proven school leader, who shares our roots-deep commitment to help all students grow into their full potential — blazing pathways to college success and continuous learning, meaningful careers, whole and healthy lives, their individual passions, and powerful leadership for a just and sustainable world. Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking a Mobile Market Manager (Part Time Seasonal Position)

Common Ground is accepting applications for a Mobile Market Manager to head up the 2021 Season of our Mobile Farm Stand. The Mobile Market is a farmstand on wheels that brings fresh produce from Connecticut farms directly to New Haven neighborhoods, along with cooking demonstrations and tastings of local, fresh fruits and vegetables. From July-Early November, the Mobile Market visits areas throughout New Haven that face food insecurity and don’t have access to farmers markets or fresh fruits and vegetables at local stores. Click here to learn more.

Common Ground is Seeking a Mobile Market Assistant (Part Time Seasonal Position)

The Mobile Market assistant will support the Market Manager in driving the Mobile Market truck to the scheduled sites, setting up tables, displaying produce and interacting with customers to promote healthful eating, explain SNAP, WIC and FMNP benefits, and selling produce. They will also co-supervise our Summer youth apprentices in market activities. 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
bsneath@commongroundct.org
www.commongroundct.org