New Covenant School is always pleased to hear from experienced educators who love God and children, are experts in their fields, and have the passion and vision to see our School reach its full potential. Preferred candidates are interesting people who see life from a Biblical perspective, value diversity, have multiple talents and are great team players. We offer competitive salary and benefit packages, as well as a stimulating and rewarding work environment. New Covenant School adheres to a policy of non-discrimination in its hiring practices and employs qualified people without regard to gender, age, race, color, religious affiliation, ethnic background, national origin, or handicapped status.

Current Job Openings

Founded in 1985, New Covenant School is a private, non-denominational Christian Pre-K though Grade 5 day school that equips students to follow Jesus and serve in his kingdom by grounding them in Godly wisdom and love and by training them to excel in a life of learning, leadership and service.

Qualifications and Educational Requirements

We are looking for an instructional aide who would assist predominantly in a 1/2nd combined class but would also assist in the Kindergarten and be available as a floater as needed. This is a full time position and the most important duties would be to:

Skills

  • Provide direct instruction of students under direct supervision of teacher.
  • Conduct instructional activities assigned by the teacher; work with individual students or small groups for the purpose of practicing and/or reinforcing learning concepts.
  • Assist in classroom management.
  • Assist teacher in preparing instructional materials.
  • Respond to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.
  • Help supervise students throughout the day, inside and outside classroom. This includes lunch and playground duty.
  • Participate in staff training programs.
  • Participate in faculty meetings and special events.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Mail or electronically submit a resume, cover letter, two professional references and brief answers to the following questions:
1. Describe your view of Christian education and your commitment to it.
2. What motivates you to work in a Christian school?

Interested candidates should send a resume to: jobs@newcovschool.org

Attention: Principal, New Covenant School, 9 Westminster Avenue, Arlington MA 02474

Job Summary

Responsible for instructing students in an elementary school from grades K-5. Creates lesson plans, instructs students on subjects such as science, literature, and math, and creates a well-rounded, comprehensive instructional program.

Primary responsibilities

  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities.
  • Plan and implement projects that serve real needs in the community.
  • Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year.
  • Maintain student assessments.
  • Utilize instructional practices that promote student engagement and ownership.
  • Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
  • Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
  • Establish and communicate clear learning targets for all learning activities.
  • Observe and evaluate students’ performance.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by implementing Responsive Classroom procedures.
  • Be committed and work intentionally in the area of spiritual formation in the students.
  • Create positive educational climate for students to learn in.
  • Participate in ongoing training sessions.
  • Prepare and distribute weekly class newsletters.
  • Attend all faculty meetings and important school events.

Requirements:

  • Qualified candidates must have a BA or BS in early childhood or elementary education: Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience with Responsive Classroom, Fundations, and Investigations Math would be helpful, but we can train in these areas

Send resume to: Joanna Levy  at  jlevy@newcovschool.org