Nativity Preparatory School

Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4169425
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 6, 2023
  • Starting Date: July 1, 2023

Job Description

The Lead Reading/Language Arts Teacher oversees the implementation of the RLA curriculum and teaches a double block of RLA to grades 7-8. The double blocks are not always back to back on the schedule. The Lead RLA Teacher works closely with others, including teaching fellows, in curricular and cross-curricular activities to foster a love of learning and responsibility to the broader community. The Lead RLA Teacher actively participates in the extended day program that promotes the growth of the whole person.


1. Effectively manage middle school RLA classrooms by setting high expectations and creating relevant, standards-based lessons
2. Teach utilizing the existing curriculum (Savvas, a Pearson Ed. spinoff) with special attention to the content and methods appropriate to the students’ developmental levels, social/cultural and religious backgrounds
3. Moderate, lead, or coach at least one, seasonal extracurricular activity per year
4. Attend regularly scheduled meetings with the administration, whole faculty, content teachers, and grade-level teams to discuss individual student progress and further develop the curriculum
5. Serve as proctor of recess, lunch, or other duties as assigned
6. Serve as a student advisor to a small group of students
7. Use current instructional technologies effectively
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
  • Location Description

    Nativity Preparatory School is an accredited, tuition-free, Jesuit middle school serving boys of all faiths from low-income families residing in Boston. Staffed by experienced teachers and dedicated volunteers who work closely with families, the school prepares students for success in high school and college. Nativity’s academically challenging and highly structured environment helps students grow in a love for learning and an abiding sense of responsibility to their community. In the Jesuit tradition, the school promotes the intellectual, spiritual, social, and physical growth that inspires boys from Boston to become men for others. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Archdiocese of Boston does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices (consistent with those religious exemptions provided in statutory and constitutional law) on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Job Requirements

    • 1. Dedication and enthusiasm for teaching
      2. Ability to teach a double block of RLA in grades 7 & 8
      3. Willingness to work in a collaborative, fast paced environment
      4. Passion for the mission of Nativity Prep as a Jesuit, Catholic middle school
      5. Serve as a dedicated education professional and a leader to novice teachers
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Gadisa Goso , Principal
    • 39 Lamartine Street
    • Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130

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