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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 Assistant Teacher in Nature Based Enrichment Programs

We are looking for Assistant Teachers who truly love children – who want to support them in their play and joy, and who understand that behavior challenges and big emotions are also normal parts of being a growing child. Our Assistant Teachers are guides, coaches, and helpers for the big and small moments of each day, as children enjoy and practice learning and friendship skills. Please click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking an Interim Green Jobs Corps Coordinator

Common Ground is seeking candidates for a part-time (20-25 hour/week) position, to provide additional capacity to Common Ground’s Green Jobs Corps and college & career pathways work during a period when the program is growing and deepening, and when the full-time program manager is anticipating taking a leave of absence. This position will be filled when we find the right candidate, and continue through June, with the possibility of continued employment for a strong candidate. Please click here to learn more.

Common Ground is Seeking a Horticulturist/Groundskeeper

Located at the base of West Rock Ridge, our site includes 20 acres of forest with hiking trails, wildlife, and diverse natural habitats. We are looking for a horticulturist/groundskeeper to assist in the maintenance of the campus. The anticipated start date for this position is March 2021. Please click here to learn more. 

Common Ground High School is Seeking a Full Time Math/Science Support Educator

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. Please 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