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Members of Common Ground’s staff and faculty work hard and enjoy the fruits of our labor.

Current Openings

Common Ground is Seeking an English Language Arts Teacher

We are seeking an experienced, data-driven, and compassionate educator to join our team as an English Language Arts Teacher. This position is a 1.0FTE position for September 2022 through June 2023. Click here to learn more. 

Common Ground is Seeking an After School Partner

We are seeking after school enrichment providers to join our team for the 2022-2023 School Year. Compensation for this position is a stipend per semester. Semester runs from October 3rd – December 16th. Click here to learn more.

Common Ground is Seeking a Creative Carpenter and Handy Person

Help us connect children to nature based learning and play! Seeking a creative carpenter who can design and build a variety of outdoor learning and play elements for use in school settings. Click here to learn more.

Common Ground is Seeking a Facilities Maintenance  Assistant

Help keep Common Ground’s site and facilities beautiful, welcoming and functional for the Common Ground community! Common Ground’s Facilities and Grounds Maintenance Assistant assists the Site Manager with the care, upkeep and maintenance of Common Ground’s site and facilities in order to ensure they effectively meet all of Common Ground’s programmatic needs. Click here to learn more.

Common Ground is Seeking Environmental Educators

From September through mid-June this position is primarily dedicated to teaching in any combination of programs for children and families that are offered by Common Ground. From mid-June through mid-August this position is eligible to work in summer camp (part time staff can opt into or out of summer camp work)

Common Ground is Seeking a Schoolyards Teacher/Environmental Educator (Fall 2022)

The Schoolyards Program supports the creation and effective use of school gardens, schoolyard habitats, and outdoor classrooms in schools. We provide professional and technical support to help schools realize the full potential of teaching outside in deepening the academic and emotional learning of their students. Schoolyards Teachers bring Common Ground’s outdoor education work to schools in the New Haven area, during the school day or afterschool. Click here to learn more. 

Other Opportunities

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EEO/Non-Discrimination Policy

Common Ground High School is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons. Common Ground High School does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, disability (including, but not limited to, mental retardation, past or present history of mental disability, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. Common Ground High School does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended, it is the policy of the New Haven Ecology Project, Inc. and Common Ground High School not to discriminate against protected qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in all aspect of employment.

Inquiries regarding Common Ground High School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to:

Betsy Sneath
Director of Business and Administration
Common Ground – High School, Urban Farm and Environmental Education Center
358 Springside Avenue
New Haven, CT 06515
T 203-389-4333 x1211
F 203-389-5478