Second Grade Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Atrium School, Watertown, MA

Atrium School, Watertown, MA

Second Grade Co-Teacher

Parental Leave Coverage position, Full Time, full-year


Atrium School seeks a skillful, experienced, and creative full-time 2nd grade teacher in the 2022-23 school year.


Atrium School is a progressive, inclusive PreK-8th grade independent school in Watertown, MA. Our program encourages academic and intellectual curiosity, creativity, and exploration while fostering each child’s intellectual and personal growth.  Our students are original thinkers, who develop confidence in themselves and respect for others within a joyful, vibrant community of nurturing and challenging teachers, engaged parents, and enriching community partnerships.


Teachers in the elementary grades at Atrium work in co-teaching pairs and actively create innovative curriculum.  We seek candidates with particular strengths in math and science, as well as a strong understanding of literacy development, social studies, and social emotional learning.  Atrium’s program and school culture strongly cultivate inclusion and an active sense of social and environmental justice in classrooms where collaboration, problem solving, and kindness are prized.


In addition, faculty at Atrium:

  • Are passionate experts in their content areas and instructional skills; write skillfully and frequently.
  • Enjoy and have great capacity to nurture the whole child, and value the broad array of learning approaches that every child possesses.
  • Value the varied dimensions of student learning and progress.
  • Collaborate daily with multiple colleagues to plan and carry out complex, integrated learning experiences that cross grades and subject areas.
  • Initiate and continually plan their own growth, within a supportive atmosphere that prioritizes professional development.


We seek candidates who will add to the racial, cultural and gender diversity of the school community.  Additionally, we seek candidates who are committed to building and sustaining a community that is richly diverse and includes a wide range of family structures, racial, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.  A minimum of 3-5 years of classroom teaching experience is preferred.


For further information about the mission, program and community at Atrium, please visit To apply for this position, please submit a resume, a cover letter, and the names of three references to both Simone Miles Esteves at and   No phone calls please.



Atrium School

Watertown, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender