As a member of the Commonwealth Learning Center team, your skills will have a direct impact
on bringing our mission to life. We welcome you to peruse our current openings, below.

Current Openings

Full-Time Orton-Gillingham Teachers (Danvers)

We welcome a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher to join our team at Commonwealth Learning Center, a highly respected, independent, nonprofit organization. Our 1:1 model is optimal for educators who seek the reward of seeing their students make measurable long-term gains and progress to their full potential. This position is ideal for an educator who has excellent rapport with students and who wants a unique opportunity to impact students and the community outside of a classroom setting. No classroom management. No lunch or recess duty. No homework to grade. No bureaucracy. At Commonwealth Learning Center, teachers focus on the art of teaching.

We are seeking a full-time or .8 FTE educator to work 1:1 with students who have learning differences such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADHD, and executive functioning difficulties. The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in education or, preferably, special education and advanced training in Orton-Gillingham. Training through OGA is highly preferred. This position is primarily geared toward teaching K-8. Experienced educators who are trained in Nancibell® Visualizing and Verbalizing® or Project Read: Framing Your Thoughts are also encouraged to apply. Please browse our website for additional methodologies used at Commonwealth Learning Center.

General qualifications:
Candidates must have demonstrated experience teaching structured literacy.
• Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in education or special education.
• Preference will be given to candidates who hold a master’s degree in one of the above fields.
• Preference will be given to licensed educators.
• Apply a multisensory, diagnostic, prescriptive approach to customized 1:1 instruction.
• Create focused, data-informed lesson plans specific to individual student’s needs.
• Progress monitoring and reporting skills are required.
Experience working 1:1 with students is highly preferred.

Additional qualifications:
A solid understanding of language-based learning disabilities is strongly desired.
• Familiarity with interpreting neuropsychological reports and IEPs is another plus.
• A professional and personable demeanor and comfort interacting with parents/caregivers.

Please note that although we are currently delivering some services virtually, we are seeking local applicants only as this position will be in-house at our Danvers location. We offer a flexible schedule, extensive paid professional development opportunities, generous prep time, and plenty of ongoing guidance and support. We seek candidates who value our mission and who thrive on teaching and learning. If the current culture in schools is causing you to reconsider your career in education, consider our community-oriented environment where teaching is the cornerstone.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please address how your skill set matches our needs. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation, 403b, and a retirement plan.
Salary range: Up to $65,000 for full-time; salary and benefits prorated accordingly for .8FTE option.

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Part-Time Orton-Gillingham/Writing Teacher (Danvers)

We are seeking passionate and dynamic educators to join our Danvers Learning Center team. This part-time (4-6 hours per week) position is primarily geared toward teaching K-8. The ideal candidate will have a masters degree in education or, preferably, special education and advanced training in structured literacy, particularly Orton-Gillingham. Training through OGA is highly preferred. Experienced educators who are also skilled in written expression are encouraged to apply.

General qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in education or special education.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who hold a master’s degree in one of the above fields.
  • Candidates must have demonstrated experience teaching structured literacy.

Additional qualifications:

  • A solid understanding of language-based learning disabilities is strongly desired.
  • Familiarity with interpreting neuropsychological reports and IEPs is another plus.
  • Computer literacy/technological savvy to work virtually is essential.

All lessons are individually designed to meet the specific needs of each learner, and our 1:1 model is optimal for educators who seek the reward of watching their students make measurable gains and progress to their full potential. This position is ideal for an educator who has excellent rapport with students and who wants an opportunity to impact students and the community outside of a classroom setting. No classroom management. No lunch or recess duty. No homework.

Please note that we are currently delivering services virtually and in-person; therefore, we are seeking local applicants only. We offer a flexible schedule and plenty of ongoing guidance and support. We seek candidates who value our mission and who thrive on teaching and learning.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please address how your skill set matches our needs. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Multiple Openings.

Hourly rate: $50-60.

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1:1 Special Education Teacher (Danvers)

We are seeking a full-time or .8FTE passionate and dynamic 1:1 special education teacher to join our Danvers Learning Center team. This position is primarily geared toward teaching K-12. The ideal candidate will have a masters degree in education or special education. This position requires teaching 1:1 math—numeracy through pre-algebra—as well as at least one of the following subjects: structured literacy—preferably Orton-Gillingham, writing, reading comprehension, or executive function strategies. Preference will be given to a teacher who is well equipped to teach multiple subjects. The teacher will be provided advanced, intensive training in a multisensory math program that complements our research-based reading methodologies. This is an excellent opportunity to learn and effectively implement a highly regarded program recognized by the International Dyslexia Association. Please review our website for particular approaches and programs that we offer.

General qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in education or special education.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who hold a master’s degree in one of the above fields.
  • Applicants must be comfortable teaching elementary math through pre-algebra to students in grades K-12.
  • Proficiency in advanced mathematical subject areas (Algebra I, geometry, Algebra II) is a plus (grades 6-12).
  • Advanced training in Orton-Gillingham—preferably through OGA—is needed to teach structured literacy.
  • Apply a multisensory, diagnostic, prescriptive approach to customized 1:1 instruction.
  • Create focused, data-informed lesson plans specific to individual student’s needs.

Additional qualifications:

  • A solid understanding of language-based learning disabilities is strongly desired.
  • Familiarity with interpreting neuropsychological reports and IEPs is another plus.
  • Computer literacy/technological savvy to work virtually is essential.

All lessons are individually designed to meet the specific needs of each learner, and our 1:1 model is optimal for educators who seek the reward of watching their students make measurable gains and progress to their full potential. This position is ideal for an educator who has excellent rapport with students and who wants an opportunity to impact students and the community outside of a classroom setting. No classroom management. No lunch or recess duty. No homework. Experience working 1:1 with students is highly preferred.

Please note that although we are currently delivering some services virtually due to Covid-19, we are seeking local applicants only as this position requires in-person (or potentially hybrid) teaching at our Danvers location. We offer a flexible schedule, professional development opportunities, generous prep time, and plenty of ongoing guidance and support. We seek candidates who value our mission and who thrive on teaching and learning.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please address how your skill set matches our needs. Please specify and elaborate upon the subject areas you are well qualified to teach. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation, 403b, and a retirement plan.

Salary range: Up to $65,000 for full-time; salary and benefits prorated accordingly for .8FTE option.

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