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Phase Leader K-3 with responsibility for Teaching and Learning (SY24-25)

Wellesley, MA

Job Summary: 
Star Academy is seeking a new Phase Leader K-3 with responsibility for Teaching and Learning for the 2024-2025 school year.

Job Types: Full-time.

Responsibilities also include:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver schemes of work in accordance with the academic programs set out by the school.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of Massachusetts State Framework and Star Academy Curriculum documents.
  • Maintain records of pupils’ progress including any statutory documents required by the school and State and reports for Star Academy.
  • Input Grades promptly, as and when required, and conduct Parent Teacher Conferences with parents to discuss and explain their child’s performance and progress in school.
  • Provide and maintain an attractive and stimulating environment in which to foster effective teaching and learning in line with the school’s Learning Environment Policy.
  • Monitor progress and effectiveness of class work and evaluate and modify as necessary.
  • Build team commitment with colleagues and in the classroom engage and motivate pupils.
  • Demonstrate analytical thinking.
  • Improve the quality of students’ learning.
  • Contribute to the school improvement/development planning and promote the learning priorities of the school development plan.
  • Contribute to the development and/or implementation of school policies.
  • Use the school’s student tracking and reporting process to advance student learning and enhance professional practice in line with the school’s aspirations and priorities.
  • Promote the wider aspirations and values of the school.

Skills and Competencies:


  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a field related to the subject(s) the applicant intends to teach.
  • Expertise teaching the subject(s) the applicant intends to teach.
  • Experience teaching in a classroom environment.
  • Passion for subject/content area.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues and staff.
  • Flexibility and high adaptation skills to work successfully in an unpredictable school setting.
  • Organization and communication skills.


  • 3+ years of teaching experience.
  • An advanced degree: Master’s, Ph.D, or Ed.D.

To Apply:  
Please visit the Careers at SA page to complete your online application. Please upload your Cover Letter, Resume, Personal Statement, and/or Teaching Philosophy and Reference List.


Star Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any non-job related physical or mental disability. We welcome candidates who will increase our diversity; we encourage candidates of color and all diverse candidates to apply.


Application for Employment
Star Academy actively seeks employees who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive school community. Consideration is given to applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender expression/identity, age, disability, sexual orientation, familial or marital status, or any other characteristic protected from discrimination under state or federal law.

    Are you lawfully employable in the United States by virtue of citizenship or have authorization from the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement division and the Labor Department? *

    All new employees will be subject to a criminal offender record information (CORI) search and fingerprint-based criminal history as authorized and required by the State of Massachusetts