Charles River School is a unique, inclusive independent PreK-8 school that nurtures each student by igniting curiosity, encouraging creativity, and cultivating intellectual engagement.  Our graduates know themselves, understand others, and shape the future of our diverse world with confidence and compassion.

The faculty and staff at Charles River School are exceptionally talented, diverse, active individuals concerned with the development and education of children. The school community's culture and customs are rich and steeped in tradition, and also dynamic and inclusive. 


It is the policy of Charles River School to admit students of any race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin. Charles River School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, personnel policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs and athletic and other school administered programs.

Available Positions

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  • 6th Grade Math and Science Teacher/Co-Teacher

    Charles River School is a unique, inclusive independent PreK-8 school in Dover, MA, which is just 16 miles west of Boston.  CRS nurtures each student by igniting curiosity, encouraging creativity, and cultivating intellectual engagement. Our graduates know themselves, understand others, and shape the future of our diverse world with confidence and compassion.
     
    We are seeking an energetic middle school educator to co-teach sixth grade. This teacher will be responsible for planning and implementing the sixth grade math and science curriculum, as well as collaborating on other aspects of the curriculum, including the health and wellness curriculum and the teaching of digital citizenship.  This is a particularly exciting time to be joining our sixth grade team, as a new middle school building (grades 6-8) is currently under construction and will open this spring.
     
    Additional Responsibilities:
    • Collaborating with the Grade 6 Humanities Teacher to create thematic links between the science and social studies programs
    • Providing support to students in social, emotional, and academic areas
    • Working with upper elementary teachers and other middle school teachers to maintain consistency in the math and science curricula from year to year
    • Communicating with parents about classroom events and student progress
    • Participating as a full member of the CRS faculty (e.g., participating in recess and carpool duties, attending weekly meetings, serving on a committee, etc.)
     
    Essential Skills:
    • Demonstrated commitment to cultural competency
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
    • Attention to detail and impeccable follow-through
    • A sense of humor
     
    Charles River School actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.  Interested individuals should send a resume and letter of interest to Associate Head of School Elizabeth Clayton (eclayton@charlesriverschool.org).
  • Executive Assistant to the Head of School

    Charles River School is an independent Pre-K-8 school 16 miles west of Boston in Dover, MA.  Charles River School nurtures each student by igniting curiosity, encouraging creativity, and cultivating intellectual engagement.  Our graduates know themselves, understand others, and shape the future of our diverse world with confidence and compassion.

    Charles River School is seeking an energetic and dynamic personality as the Executive Assistant to the Head of School. This is a full time, twelve-month position. The Executive Assistant plays a major role in the life of the school and is deeply involved in the day-to-day work with faculty and students.  Most of the time, this individual will be the first line of contact between the Head and the external school community. Personal characteristics necessary for the position include: warm and welcoming presence, high energy and enthusiasm for school life; highest level of confidentiality at all times; a collaborative nature and consensus-building skills; patience and persistence.

    Specific duties include but are not limited to:
    • Manage the Head of School’s calendar and correspondence with all constituents
    • Liaise with and support administrative needs for the Board of Trustees
    • Assist various departments in planning campus-wide events such as graduation
    • Coordinate substitute teachers for the school as needed
    • Perform general clerical and support duties for the front office and coordinate all-school correspondence
    • Support the administrative duties of the Associate Head of School
    • Coordinate and schedule hiring for new positions
    • Manage record keeping as a registrar would (student transcripts and student and faculty attendance)
    Qualified candidates will have:
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • A minimum of three years executive support or commensurate experience
    • Proficient in office productivity software, file sharing, calendars, database entry, desktop publishing, and a willingness to learn multiple online information platforms.
    • Exceptional organizational skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    The successful candidate will exemplify a commitment to customer service, confidentiality, and will demonstrate a flexible and positive attitude in all situations. Strong initiative and a desire to work collaboratively and a good sense of humor are essential.

    Charles River School is an equal opportunity employer. Please send a resume and cover letter to executiveassistant@charlesriverschool.org - Please include “Executive Assistant to the Head of School” in the subject line.
  • Substitute Teachers

    CRS is seeking qualified candidates for occasional substitute teaching in all grades and subjects, with the greatest need being in Early Childhood classrooms and specialists classes like art and music. Significant classroom teaching experience is required. Interested individuals should send a resume to our Associate Head of School, Elizabeth Clayton.

    Elizabeth Clayton
    6 Old Meadow Rd.
    P.O. Box 339
    Dover, MA 02030
    eclayton@charlesriverschool.org

    Charles River School actively seeks candidates who represent diversity.