Worcester’s premier college-preparatory co-ed day school serving students from Central MA and MetroWest, Pre-K–Grade 12
About Bancroft


Thank you for your interest in employment at Bancroft School. Located in Worcester, MA, we are an independent, non-sectarian, college preparatory school for students in PreK through Grade 12. Founded in 1900, Bancroft provides a superior education for students with diverse backgrounds and talents and develops responsible, ethical, lifelong learners. 

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Current Openings


Posted 03/07/2019 07:49PM

Bancroft School is a community of students, faculty, administrators, and parents working together to create an atmosphere of engaged learning. The Bancroft experience empowers both our students and our employees to develop connections and embrace their unique talents to emerge as leaders, humanitarians, and globally engaged citizens. A PreK – Grade 12 independent day school located in Worcester, Massachusetts, we are committed to cultivating a community that embraces differences and welcomes candidates who will add to the racial and cultural diversity of our community.

Position Summary:

Lower School (grades PreK – 5) classroom teachers are responsible for the core academic subjects of literacy, mathematics, and central subject. Specialists teach science, Spanish, physical education, and the arts. Beginning in grade 2, classroom teachers collaborate with learning specialists in teaching students with language-based learning differences, developing an understanding of the philosophies that drive our Hope Graham Program. A culture of kindness and gratitude is promoted and nurtured throughout the Lower School. Student leadership is a pillar of the fifth-grade program. Students begin the year with a leadership week learning skills and designing a project to benefit the Lower School. They have the opportunity to participate in a Leadership Squad during the year. In the spring, along with their classroom teachers, they attend a leadership camp in Maine for a week. A class play is put on for the entire school in May.

The best candidate will work effectively in a culture of innovation, student choice and collaboration with colleagues across the divisions.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Teach core subjects
  • Promote social and emotional growth of the students
  • Communicate effectively with families
  • Collaborate with Lower School colleagues on curricular and culture initiatives

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • A Master’s degree in education (preferred)
  • Three to five years teaching experience preferred
  • Experience in and enthusiasm for designing curriculum and inquiry-based learning
  • Proven ability to differentiate instruction

Essential Attitudes and Aptitudes:

  • A continued interest in Professional Development as a lifelong learner
  • A collaborative spirit
  • A willingness to participate with enthusiasm in all aspects of the school community
  • An understanding of and love for upper grade students

If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, personal statement, and references to employment@bancroftschool.org.


Bancroft is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Professional Credo

Bancroft Teacher

We believe in...

Children — their inherent goodness and capacity for growth, their potential as learners, and their promise as creators of a better future.

Embodying the School's mission to inculcate children with the same values, sensibilities, practices, and attitudes that define us as lifelong learners.

The power of learning and teaching, and in the importance of knowledge and academic excellence.

Modeling high character, honesty, integrity, and respect.

Collaborating as colleagues and exercising our individual and collective responsibility to create a school characterized by inclusiveness, healthy challenge, and goodness.

Exemplifying perspective and balance, compassion, commitment, optimism, patience, reflection, flexibility, good humor, inquisitiveness, and openness to new ideas and possibilities.

 Please view our Philosophy and Mission.

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