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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 Green Jobs Corp Coordinator, Part Time

Green Jobs Corps connects young people with paid environmental jobs, career and leadership development opportunities, and the personal and academic support they need to thrive. The Green Jobs Corps Program Coordinator will provide additional capacity to Common Ground’s Green Jobs Corps during a period when the program is growing and deepening. Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking a Communications Coordinator, Full Time

Common Ground/New Haven Ecology Project’s programming, fundraising and communications needs have grown significantly over the past 5 years. To support this growth, Common Ground is hiring a full-time Communications Coordinator to join our growing team of experienced fundraising and communications professionals. The Communications Coordinator will help to create content that uplifts the unique voices of our students, inspires community members to learn more about and support Common Ground’s Mission. Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking an English Language Arts Teacher

We are seeking an experienced, data-driven, and compassionate educator to join our team as an English Language Arts Teacher. This position is a 1.0FTE position for September 2022 through June 2023. Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking Environmental Educators

From September through mid-June this position is primarily dedicated to teaching in any combination of programs for children and families that are offered by Common Ground. From mid-June through mid-August this position is eligible to work in summer camp (part time staff can opt into or out of summer camp work). No current openings but applications for possible future openings always welcomed, we often have fall or spring openings for our busiest seasons!

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