Lower School Associate Teacher

New Haven, CT

Lower School Associate Teacher

Starting School Year 2024-2025

The Lower School Associate should be an energetic and flexible person who enjoys children, works well in collaboration with others, takes initiative, and is considering a career in teaching. 

We are deeply committed to diversity and an inclusive curriculum and community. We actively encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds and from individuals of all races, nationalities, and beliefs. We seek candidates who have a clear interest in being part of a community that challenges prejudice and is committed to diversity and inclusion. 

Job Responsibilities: 

• Co-plan and present lessons. 

• Lead small literacy and math groups. 

• Prepare and gather materials for lessons and projects. 

• Correct student work.

• Assist with writing and proofing student reports. 

• Supervise recess and drop off/pick up.

• Supervise children in the After School Program (ASP).


• Bachelor’s Degree required.

• Experience working with elementary-aged children.

• A passion for learning. 

• Strong personal and interpersonal skills. 

Associate teachers may be asked to assume classroom responsibility in case of illness or the absence of the Head Teacher. 

Please submit the following:

• Cover letter 

• Personal statement 

• Two letters of recommendation 

• List of three references 

This is a full-time, 10-month,  salaried exempt position. The school year hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., with summers and school holidays off.

Thank you for your interest in The Foote School!