Conservatory Lab Charter School--Hancock ( learn more )

Conservatory Lab Charter School

Dorchester, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3050304
  • Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
  • Re-posted : March 29, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 12, 2019

Job Description

Conservatory Lab Charter School
Primary Teacher Position

Conservatory Lab Charter School empowers a diverse range of children as scholars, artists, and
leaders through a unique and rigorous academic and music education. We enrich the larger
community through performance, service, and collaboration. As a laboratory school, we develop
and disseminate innovative educational approaches that will positively impact children in other
schools and programs.

Conservatory Lab Charter School seeks teachers who are passionate about teaching, learning and developing curriculum that captures students’ interests and connects them to the community. As an Expeditionary Learning school, we seek innovative, collaborative, and community-oriented educators who desire to build a unique culture and improve practice through reflection, professional development, and coaching. Conservatory teachers work in teams to ensure that the school’s academic standards are rigorous, clear, measurable, and aligned with MA standards. The school provides professional development integrated into the schedule every Wednesday, as well as daily opportunities to meet and plan with colleagues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Facilitate a center based classroom that builds student independence, deepens students foundational skills and content knowledge
Develop and teach curriculum that is aligned with the academic standards of the school and the State of Massachusetts, as well as Expeditionary Learning practices
Create interdisciplinary units of study or “expeditions” that focus on social studies or science standards, while incorporating service learning and field work
Develop assessments in grade level teams that measure progress toward the academic standards;
Nurture, maintain, and communicate high academic expectations for all students;
Incorporate direct instruction, small group work, projects, and cooperative learning to engage all students;
Work in collaboration with grade level team and support staff to problem solve and identify innovative, practical, and effective differentiation strategies to meet student learning needs and close achievement gaps by linking assessment to instruction;
Collaborate with support staff to develop instructional techniques and create classroom environments that align with the school’s curriculum;
Identify student needs and partner with support staff in assessing and supporting students’ health, social, and academic improvements;
Maintain regular communication with parents/caregivers about student progress
Collaborate with other personnel at the school;
Articulate school culture, vision, and mission to students and parents;
Share responsibility for celebrating grade level and school-wide activities;
Build a safe and supportive classroom culture, by teaching and overseeing daily “crew” to support community building and social emotional learning;
Serve on school-wide teams and committees as needed;
Reflect on practice, using feedback from coaching and instructional team to refine practice and improve student learning;
Participate in regular sessions to look at student work (LASW), analyze data, and plan collaboratively; and
Other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s Degree
Relevant MTELs
Strong oral and written communication skills

2-3 years of experience working with urban youth
Master’s Degree and certification
SEI endorsement
Experience in inclusion or Special needs classrooms

Salary commensurate with experience.
Please apply by:
Sending a cover letter and resume to
Include subject line: Primary Grade(s) #
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
  • Job Requirements

    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Human Resources
    • 2120 Dorchester Ave
    • Dorchester, Massachusetts 02124
    • Phone: 617-254-8904
    • Fax: 617-254-8909
    • Email: click here

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