History Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Nativity School of Worcester, Worcester, MA

Nativity School of Worcester

History Teacher


Our Mission:

Founded in 2003, Nativity School of Worcester is an accredited, independent, Jesuit middle school that provides a quality, all-scholarship education to underserved boys of all faiths. Drawing upon four pillars – strength, scholarship, character, and service – a Nativity education inspires self-discovery, responsibility, spiritual growth, and a lifelong dedication to learning.

History Teacher Overview:

Reporting to the Principal, the History Teacher serves as the primary history teacher for multiple grade levels.  In addition to providing direct classroom instruction, the teacher serves as a mentor to the Teaching Fellows on the History team, and is an essential point of contact with families. The teacher strives to create an environment where students can achieve to their highest potential, as measured by demonstrable academic and social gains.    

Primary Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Principal, your responsibilities will consist of the following:

  • Modeling of successful teacher practices:
    • Lead teach three grades of history classes.
    • Taking a leadership role in the co-teaching/paraprofessional mode with a focus on growing the impact of the History program.
    • Leading History team meetings and engaging in formal mentoring responsibilities of Nativity Fellows.
    • Participating in Student Support Team meetings
    • Maintaining a Curriculum Document that includes:
      • A copy of lesson plans.
      • A copy of any unit plans utilized in class.
      • A copy of all worksheets (with reference numbers tied back to lesson plans) used in class.
      • A copy of all assessments used in class.
    • Collaborate with local institutions, community organizations, and government bodies to encourage cultural enrichment, civic action,  and awareness of current events.
  • Participate in the school’s student support model where needed including:
    • Running small group and individual work during WIN blocks as needed.
  • Assisting in regular staffing responsibilities as outlined in the Nativity Faculty Handbook and Nativity Employee Manual.
    • Attending and actively participating in weekly staff meetings. 
    • Assisting in emergency teaching needs, as such needs develop.
    • Participating in staff orientation prior to the start of the school year and two annual two-day retreats. 
  • Assist the Principal with special projects, such as serving as a member of the Admission Committee or other committees, as needed.
  • Promote the school’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racist work within the academic program, curriculum and day-to-day duties. 
  • Fulfillment of staffing responsibilities as outlined in the Nativity Personnel Manual.

You will also be expected to:

  • Participate in Summer Session orientation and Summer Session (July). 
  • Follow the annual Academic Calendar (to be forwarded to employee in August), with participation in staff orientation prior to the start of school year.
  • Assist in regular staffing responsibilities as outlined in the Nativity Faculty Handbook:
    • Such tasks include participating in one “late” day (i.e. end of academic day through end of after-school day) per week and assisting with lunch or recess duties as needed. 
    • Attending and actively participating in weekly staff meetings. 
    • Assisting with morning advisory and in emergency teaching needs, as such needs develop.
  • Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and awareness of diversity, equity, and inclusion issues regarding the internal and external Nativity Worcester community.
  • Fulfill responsibilities as memorialized in the Nativity Employee Handbook.


  • At least two years of classroom experience, preferably in middle school.
  • Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Certification in subject area preferred.
  • Openness to embracing and promoting the Jesuit mission and identity of Nativity School of Worcester.
  • Proficiency with the Spanish language preferred but not required.
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in the United States required.

Compensation is based on years of experience (see the school’s teaching salary rubric below). Nativity offers competitive benefits including medical, vision, and dental insurance, retirement matching and tuition reimbursement. 


Submit a letter of introduction and résumé to: Andrea Bazarian, Principal, Nativity School of Worcester, 67 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01605 or at careers@nativityworcester.org. 

Nativity School of Worcester is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourage applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information. Nativity School of Worcester is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment; we welcome a broad spectrum of candidates, and particularly invite applications from diverse backgrounds and life experiences (e.g. gender, ethnicity/race, and other individuals who are under- represented in the profession). Candidates who have worked with a diverse range of individuals and who can contribute to our mission of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences and interests in their cover letter. 

To learn more about Nativity School of Worcester visit www.nativityworcester.org

The following salary schedule applies to all salaried, teaching positions at Nativity School of Worcester. Salaries are determined based on years of teaching experience, including the Fellowship Program at Nativity Worcester and similar volunteer teaching programs such as Teach For America, City Year, etc., and the level of education (i.e. Master’s in Education) and licensure earned at the time of hire. The salary schedule is subject to change based on annual salary increase percentages every fiscal year. 

2023-2024 Teaching Salary Schedule
Years of Teaching (includes Fellowship) Bachelor’s Degree Master’s in Education Master’s in Education and Teaching License and/or +15 Credits
1 46,500 48,500 50,000
2 48,000 50,350 51,500
3 49,613 51,818 53,045
4 51,101 53,471 54,636
5 52,634 54,973 56,275
6 54,213 56,621 57,964
7 55,839 58,319 59,703
8 57,515 60,067 61,494
9 59,240 61,869 63,339
10 61,018 63,725 65,239
11 62,848 65,637 67,196
12 63,477 67,605 69,212
13 64,111 69,634 71,288
14 64,752 71,722 73,427
15+ 65,399 73,874 75,629


Nativity School of Worcester

Worcester, MA
Elementary, Middle School