Thank you for your interest in working at The Co-op School! We are in search of committed educators interested in working in a fun, highly collaborative, creative, and rewarding community. As a progressive, independent school, our staff members help to develop the foundation for achieving our mission and vision and guide students in the dynamic, life-long process of questioning and deepening connections.

Benefits of Being a Part of The Co-op School Staff

  • Play a role in building a school and contributing to its culture and curriculum.
  • Work in a collaborative environment with two teachers in each classroom.
  • Learn through ongoing professional development during our Summer Professional Development Week, weekly meetings with the Education Director, weekly planning sessions, Professional Development days 5 times a year, peer visitations, and off-site professional development workshops.
  • Receive a competitive salary package.

Hiring Process

  1. Once applications are submitted, they will be reviewed by one of the education directors and the executive director of the school. If a candidate meets our initial requirements, that person will be contacted to schedule a phone or in-person interview. We will ask questions such as:
    • Why do you want to work at The Co-op School?
    • How is your philosophy similar to the mission of The Co-op School?
    • What does progressive education mean to you?
    • How do you like to collaborate with your peers?
    • What makes you qualified for this position?
    • What strengths/unique skills do you think you can bring to the team?
  2. Candidates who appear to be a match with the school’s mission and vision will be invited to demonstrate their teaching practice through a demo lesson and debrief session. Final round candidates will receive an overview of the school and a school tour during their visit.

Current Openings

Lower School Part Time Spanish Teacher
We are seeking an experienced and passionate Spanish teacher to join our team. This is a truly unique opportunity to work closely with our team in shaping a new program with lots of room for professional growth.

To learn more about the position and for information on how to apply, please click here.

Lower School Division Head
The Lower School Head is responsible for the smooth operation of grades K-5, the development of curricular programs, and for providing leadership to faculty, staff, parents, students, and other stakeholders.

The ideal candidate is a relational leader who demonstrates creative and critical thinking, cultural competency, emotional intelligence, and a sense of humor. They will inspire students to develop a love of learning, support and guide faculty, and staff, articulate a vision for the Lower School experience and will develop a deep understanding of the School’s mission and use it to guide decision making. Monitoring all aspects of the Lower
School’s operations, including scheduling, supervision and evaluation, curriculum development, and professional growth and development are all essential functions of this position.

To learn more about the position and for information on how to apply, please click here.

The Co-op School nurse provides health services for students and staff and acts as an advocate, liaison, and consultant on health-related issues for students, families, and school personnel. They are an integral part of the school program in supporting an optimum physical, mental, emotional, and social climate for all students and staff. The services provided by the School Nurse include health care delivery, health counseling, and health program and policy development.

To learn more about the position and for information on how to apply, please click here.

On-call Substitute Teachers
We are looking for energetic and dedicated individuals to serve as on-call Substitute Teachers in all Elementary and Middle School grades. Teaching experience is appreciated.

The ideal candidate would:

  • Love Elementary/Middle School students and learning
  • Deliver curriculum in a variety of disciplines
  • Have a positive outlook on the world and opportunities for young people
  • Be dedicated to social-emotional learning and positive discipline practices
  • Demonstrate a commitment to our school’s mission
  • Promote responsible citizenship and respect for diversity and differences

To apply, please contact Mandy Vadnai, Elementary School Division Head, at

Special Education Teacher Support Services Providers
The Co-op School is an inclusive learning community and thus we are always looking to help connect our families to quality Department of Education–approved SETTS providers. Currently, we need providers for five 60-minute sessions for a second-grade student, a third-grade student, and a fourth-grade student. Email our Special Education Coordinator, Jenna Vitale, at, if you are interested.

The Co-op School is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and to providing an inclusive environment for all employees. We prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, creed, color, citizenship, national origin or ancestry, religion or religious practices, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, past or present military service, physical or mental disability genetic predisposition or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local laws. Our policy extends to all employment practices including but not limited to, hiring, transfer, promotion, training, compensation, benefits, lay-offs, and termination.