2nd Grade Co-Teacher

Administrator / Full-Time

Applewild School, Fitchburg, MA

Applewild School invites applications from teachers interested in serving as a 2nd grade co-teacher at our Fitchburg campus. We seek educators with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to lead by influence to help Applewild increase its inquiry-based, student-centered, interdisciplinary learning environment. Successful candidates will be willing to participate in all aspects of school life, and have a keen interest in fostering a culture of progress through professional learning and collaboration.

Some of the expected responsibilities are:

  • Co-teach in the 2nd grade classroom: reading, math, fundations and social studies.
  • Embraces the School’s explicit focus on metacognition, with an understanding that what we teach is just as important as how we teach children to learn.
  • Communicates effectively, sensitively, and collaboratively with families and fellow faculty.
  • Participates in faculty meetings and professional learning communities.
  • Creates a welcoming, supportive, and nurturing classroom.
  • Supports general schoolhouse management tasks such as supervising lunch/transitions/recess, welcoming students at arrival and dismissal, etc.
  • Must have the ability to ascend and descend stairs, as well as be able to move about our hilly campus as well as work outdoors.
  • Must be able to regularly lift and/or move 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.


  • Demonstrated respect for children.
  • Committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Experience with Wilson’s Fundation Program and/or Eureka Math preferred.
  • Willingness to be trained in and apply the acquired skills of Responsive Classroom.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written.

Candidates should send letter of interest and resume to Amy Jolly, Head of School. employment@applewild.org. Please indicate position in subject line.

Applewild School

Fitchburg, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
Boarding, Day
All Gender