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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 Full Time Health Teacher

We are seeking an experienced, compassionate, and well-organized educator to join our team as a Health Teacher. This position is a 1 FTE position for the 2022-2023 school year. Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking Summer School Teachers: Science

Teachers at Common Ground High School believe in the mission and vision of the school and are interested in developing themselves and students as lifelong learners. Teachers must be student-centered, collaborative, creative educators that embrace change. Summer School at Common Ground will be held from July 11th through August 5th, 2022 from 8:00AM – 1:00PM. Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking a Science Teacher for 22-23 School Year

We are seeking an experienced, data-driven, and compassionate educator to join our team as a Science Teacher. Click here to learn more.

Common Ground is Seeking a Facilities and Ground Maintenance Assistant

Help keep Common Ground’s site and facilities beautiful, welcoming and functional for the Common Ground community! Common Ground’s Facilities and Grounds Maintenance Assistant 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. Click here to learn more.

Common Ground is Seeking a History Teacher

We are seeking an experienced, data-driven, and compassionate educator to join our team as a History Teacher. This position is a 1.0 FTE position for September 2022 through June 2023. Candidates should hold one of the following CT certifications: History and Social Studies Grades 7-12 (026). Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking a Reading Interventionist

We are seeking an experienced, data-driven, and compassionate educator to join our team as a Reading Interventionist. The Reading interventionist will provide reading intervention for high school students to include: re-teaching of concepts, organizational strategies, and collaboration with Language Arts teachers. Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking Summer Camp Teachers and Assistant Teachers

Common Ground Camp serves children ages 4 – 14. Our campus includes a farm, forest, and lots of opportunities for playing and learning in nature! Camp staff work together to plan activities that range from cooking and fort building to stream stomping and nature arts. We are looking for staff who have big hearts, love kids, and want to spend their summer active and outside. Staff do not need to have expertise in all program areas, but everyone must be ready to work outside, be active, be highly responsible, and have fun with children for all the hours they are at camp. Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking a Full Time Special Education Teacher for the 2022-2023 School Year

We are seeking an experienced, compassionate, and well-organized educator to join our team as a Special Education Teacher. Click here to learn more.

Common Ground is Seeking a Grant Writer and Prospect Research Specialist

Common Ground is hiring a full-time Grant Writer and Prospect Research Specialist to join our growing team of experienced fundraising professionals. This position will provide grant writing and prospect research support across the team and reports to the Director of Development and Communications. If persuasive writing comes naturally to you, you are a fast learner, a curious person, and you enjoy sleuthing for potential donors or funders, then this might be the perfect job for you. 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