Careers

Careers at Acera

Seeking a career that can change the world of education? Our educational mission is to transform education in Massachusetts and build a model for 21st century learning. We have an ambitious STEM, creativity, and leadership emphasis for our students.

Our current openings are listed below. If you have questions about teaching or other careers with Acera, please reach out to

Current Openings

Director of Lower School

Acera is looking for a highly experienced leader and administrator with multiple decades of experience who has passion, superior organizational skills, excellent listening and facilitation capacities, superior parent communication abilities, and a deep commitment to progressive education. Our grade K-4/5 Lower School Program includes student choice and readiness-based learning for all facets of our highly differentiated learning program. We seek to add a school leader who can complement our administrative team. Read the full Director of Lower School job description.

Director of Middle/Upper School

Acera is looking for a highly experienced leader and administrator with multiple decades of experience who has passion, superior organizational skills, excellent listening and facilitation capacities, superior parent communication abilities, and a deep commitment to progressive education.  Our grade 5-10 Upper School Program includes substantial student choice and readiness-based learning for all facets of our highly differentiated learning program. We seek to add a school leader who can complement our administrative team. Read the full Director of Middle/Upper School job description.

Math and Science Teacher

Acera is looking for an experienced math teacher to lead high level mathematics courses for gifted math students, including topics of Calculus, Number Theory, and Discrete Mathematics, as well as science classes.  A core part of Acera’s program is our ability/readiness based math block model. This year, with 144 students, we have 22 different math classes; we initiate each school year with a snapshot assessment experience for every student, ensuring that kids learn based upon their ability without limits due to curricula or age. Bring your highly collaborative spirit, love of math, and commitment to high-engagement learning and join our school community! Read the full Math and Science Teacher job description.

Math Specialist

Acera is looking for a math educator to design and lead a math class for the 21/22 school year! Bring your highly collaborative spirit, and deep commitment to customizing students’ experiences to fit their needs to our school. Read the full Math Specialist job description.

Health and Wellness Lead and Humanities Teacher

Acera is looking for a full time professional to become a support for our students and a member within our counseling team, teach humanities, and lead our health and wellness education curriculum and classes. The individual will plan and lead comprehensive age-appropriate health and wellness classes for 4th-11th grade students, including sex and sexuality education, identity, wellness, upstander development, and inclusivity. Read the full Health and Wellness Lead and Humanities TeacherJob Description

Elementary Core Classroom Teacher & Curriculum Creator

Acera is seeking a candidate to lead a mixed age elementary school classroom, with an emphasis on developing complex thinking skills for gifted elementary students. We are in the process of finalizing our class lists, and this classroom will either be a grades 2-3 or a 4-5 blended classroom, so the ideal candidate will have comfort and experience with that age band of students. Read the full Elementary Core Classroom Teacher and Curriculum Creator Job Description.

Cross Classroom Substitute and Curriculum Documentation Specialist

Acera seeks a dynamic, motivated, and dedicated professional to support learning and growth across the day program and our public school outreach arm, AceraEI. The cross-classroom teacher will provide instructional support and substitute coverage for the full range of subjects and ages in our K-10 STEAM school, while creating rich and accessible documentation of our program for both internal and external audiences and designing and teaching after school enrichment classes. Read the full Cross Classroom Substitute and Curriculum Documentation Specialist Job Description.

Executive Functioning and Literacy Specialist

Acera is looking for an Executive Functioning and Literacy Specialist to become a support for our students and a member within our student support team. At Acera, we foster intrinsic motivation and good judgement in students within a progressive, student- centered school. For this role, we require 3+ years of experience. As an executive functioning and literacy specialist, you will enable students to develop their organization, planning, and implementation skills, their writing skills, and their decision making abilities. Read the full Executive Functioning and Literary Specialist Job Description.

Part Time Advanced Elementary Math Specialist

Acera is looking for a math educator to design and lead a math class for the 21/22 school year! Bring your highly collaborative spirit, and deep commitment to customizing students’ experiences to fit their needs to our school. The class meets Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10:45 am – 12:00 pm. Optional All Staff Meeting once a week from 3:15-4:30p, day TBD. Read the full Math Specialist Job Description.

Part Time Enrichment Teacher

Acera seeks to hire a specialist teacher / artisan who can work as part of our school community, during either “Creativity Stations” on Wednesdays from 10:45am-12:00pm and 1:00-3:00pm, and/or teaching a weekly after school Enrichment class from 3:30-5:30pm on one or more weekdays. Possible areas of specialist expertise include, but are not limited to: outdoor education, visual arts, performing arts, science, sewing & other textile crafts, makerspace & electronics, engineering, woodworking & wood burning. This specialist teacher will create and implement a project-based curriculum for student cohort groups clumped in age ranges of lower elementary, intermediate/upper elementary, or middle/upper school. Read the full Enrichment Teacher Job Description.

Summer Camp 2022 Lead Teacher

Acera seeks a dynamic, motivated, and dedicated professional to create & lead learning experiences for elementary, middle, and/or high school students during summer camp. Our camp runs for 11 weeks, from June 13 to August 26 – camp teachers will teach for at least 4 weeks. We seek a professional who has a deep love of and respect for children. The ideal candidate will be creative, articulate, flexible, collaborative, and have exceptional executive functioning skills. Read the full Summer Camp 2022 Lead Teacher job description.

Facilities Manager

We seek to hire an experienced facilities manager to wrangle our building and playground needs and initiatives while partnering with our administrative team to time our facility’s needs to be executed with minimal disruption to our students’ learning. This person will need strong organization and problem solving skills to think creatively about storage solutions for our vibrant hands-on learning environment. Read the full Facilities Manager job description.