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Working at Arete Academy means being a key member of a team of less than 10 staff members serving a truly unique group of students. It's important that we can work closely as a team to serve our families and keep our young school growing. 

Arete Academy provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, geography, creed, religion, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Arete complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. 

Opportunities for 2022-2023

Job Title: Secondary Science Teacher

Grades Taught: 5-12 (two to three learning groups)

Job Type: 0.5 - 1.0 FTE

Job Description/Duties

  • Teach high school and middle school science classes. 

  • Lead and/or non-instructional student activities like lunch/recess and class breaks.

  • Pending personal and professional interests teach an elective course.

  • 2-5 class periods per day (depending on full or part-time preference)

  • Class sizes of 8 students or less at a time.

  • Develop and implement science curriculum for neurodiverse learners.

  • Facilitate projects that allow students to follow their strengths and passions.

  • Delve deeply into specific topics or units of study through enrichment activities.

  • Be empathetic and supportive of neurodiverse learners.

  • Subject area scope and sequence are currently under review and open to input.

  • Collaborate with a team of educators to support students.

  • Accept and offer feedback, support, and coaching from fellow teachers and the school leadership team.

  • Communicate frequently and effectively with parents, staff, and leadership team members.

  • Arete will be in its ninth year as a school in the 2022-2023 school year and we are committed to improving procedures and norms at our school. As a result, there are opportunities and duties to be assigned by the leadership team periodically throughout the year. 

  • More information is available at


Preferred Skills

  • Ability to teach high-level courses in at least one of the above-named subject areas.

  • Excitement at the opportunity to adapt and alter curriculum in response to student interest.

  • Creative and resourceful. 



  • Teaching or education-related experience; license-preferred

  • A professional degree related to the subject taught

  • Experience with special education, ADHD, learning disabilities, and/or gifted students preferred


Salary and Benefits

  • Commensurate with experience (Late August - Early June)

  • Health and Dental benefits package options

  • Life Insurance

  • Short-Term Disability Insurance 


To Apply

Please send a resume, letter of introduction and references to Jamie Teigen and Max Melby and

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