Teaching Fellow

Faculty / Full-Time

Gann Academy, Waltham, MA


Gann Academy faculty are active members of the school community committed to collaborating and growing in their teaching practice, supporting diverse learners in the classroom, connecting with students outside the classroom, supporting other faculty and staff members, and who can self-reflect on their practice. Commitment to professional development, growth, and collaboration is imperative to be a successful member of the Gann faculty.

Gann’s Teaching Fellows support Gann’s mission by working directly with students, substituting for absent faculty members, and generally learning from and serving as teaching assistants in various departments. They are integral and flexible – part of our faculty community. This is an opportunity to develop your teaching career while being mentored and trained! 

This is a Full-time, non-exempt, 10-month position for the 2023-2024 school year. The salary range is $19.00 – $23.00 per hour, depending on experience. 


Teaching Duties

  • Substitutes teach classes (and/or modules) as necessary
  • Supervise daily study hall and other activities for 9th-grade students
  • May serve as a teaching assistant for a classroom teacher, familiarizing oneself with the content of the curriculum; teach, lead, and guide students; manage student behavior in and out of the classroom
  • As appropriate, for Arts faculty – plan and run rehearsals, open studio time, special events, and performances both during school hours and on nights and weekends

Professional Responsibilities

  • Attend weekly department and faculty meetings
  • Work with students outside of classroom time as needed
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues across all departments
  • Assist colleagues with substitution; arrange class coverage as needed and communicate to the instructional leader or department chair, reception, and HR regarding absences


Knowledge of the subject matter and ability and willingness to continue to learn, research, and grow

  • Possess strong collaboration and team-oriented working and leadership skills along with the ability to balance the pursuit of academic and institutional excellence with compassion and nurture for each individual
  • Possess an educational vision that aligns with the core principles of Gann Academy
  • Strong communication, planning, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a changing, fast-paced environment
  • Possess and exude a positive attitude, and a passion for teaching


  • Must be proficient in English to carry out work as assigned.


  • Competitive salaries
  • Professional development
  • Comprehensive benefits package featuring generous paid time off policies -including sick time, paid vacation, personal days, and U.S. holidays. Gann employees get up to 15 days off for Jewish Holidays, depending on the Jewish Calendar of the year
  • Short Fridays
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • Retirement Plan Match (403B) starting immediately!
  • Hungry? Gann has a full-service kosher dairy dining hall complete with a fresh salad bar and multiple hot meal options
  • Free parking!
  • Fitness facilities for our faculty and staff
  • Life Insurance
  • Short – and Long-term disability


Physical demands include dexterity for office machine/supply operation, including but not limited to computers, telephones, electronic calculators, copy machines, and printers. Stooping, bending, reaching for files or supplies, and sitting or standing for extended periods is common.


Gann Academy is an equal-opportunity employer. It is the policy of the school to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression), and pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or veteran status.


External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot ensure that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA), so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed Form I-9.

Gann Academy

Waltham, MA
High School
All Gender