Career Opportunities at SELA

SELA: The International Private School is always seeking highly skilled, educators and administrators.

SELA takes great pride in attracting, developing and retaining the best faculty and staff possible to enable us to achieve our collective vision.

SELA might be a great fit for you if…

  • You love working with children
  • Enjoy connecting with and appreciate diverse individuals
  • Are a creative and determined problem-solver
  • Are passionate about continuous learning

Come join our growing school, now with two locations!

Open Positions

To apply to these positions please send your resume and cover letter to

Elementary English Teacher (K-5th)

We are seeking a full-time on-site role for an Elementary School Teacher. The Elementary School Teacher will be responsible for creating and implementing age-appropriate curriculum, teaching elementary level classes, communicating with students and parents, and other education-related tasks. The Elementary School Teacher will also be responsible for maintaining a safe and inclusive classroom environment.


  • Curriculum Development and Elementary Education skills
  • Teaching skills and experience in elementary education
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong passion for education and teaching
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Education or related field
  • Experience working in a multicultural and diverse environment
  • Experience in bilingual or language immersion education is a plus
  • Strong classroom management
  • Hands-on learning implementation

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities (Not Limited To):

Curriculum Design:

  • Research, plan, and develop age-appropriate activities that support children’s development in conjunction with the Curriculum Team.
  • Create Lesson Plans with differentiation for all levels of learning (advanced, not advanced) according to our Second Language Full Immersion Methodology, core knowledge, and SELA Spanish curriculum.
  • Create an effective learning environment through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and activity/learning centers.
  • Create homework according to the educational plan and provide differentiated homework to students of various levels.
  • Review subject specific Terranova standards and compare previous year scores in your subject area to understand areas for improvement.
  • Create yearly projects for students and participate in all school events such as but is not limited to: Exhibition and the year-end performance etc.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the current curriculum and adapt to the students in the class.

Supervise and Evaluate:

  • Interact with students to motivate and provoke thinking, imagination, and application of the concepts taught.
  • Administer, collect, and analyze entrance and exit assessments during the beginning and end of the year (informal/formal).
  • Create report cards that include meaningful comments based on the students’ strengths and the areas that need improvement and how you as a teacher will create a plan for this.
  • Schedule and meet with the Managing Director to discuss any issues with a student to prepare for a conference to support the child.
  • Maintain anecdotal notes, written observations, and other approved forms of documentation for each child in Planboard and Markboard.
  • Notify parents via email to indicate academic concerns for students and offer tutoring based on schedule as appropriate.
  • Attend parent conferences prepared with test results, behavior, etc. to be presented to parents.
  • Actively participate in various student and parent activities, including open houses.
  • Maintain a professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings, and other professional activities.


  • Comply with daily tasks while keeping child safety as the top priority.
  • Provide appropriate safety instruction and make safety checks on equipment and field areas to ensure the overall safety of students.
  • Provide support during student drop-off, pickup, and teacher breaks.
  • Know emergency procedures and protocols.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and well-supervised classroom for students at all times.
  • Keep the information of children and faculty of SELA confidential.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including teacher and employee manuals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Grade levels:

  • 1st grade
  • 2nd grade
  • 3rd grade
  • 4th grade
  • 5th grade
  • Kindergarten

Schedule: Day shift, Monday to Friday

School subjects: English

School type: Private school

Ability to Relocate: Hingham, MA 02043: Relocate before starting work.

Work Location: In person

Elementary Co-Teacher (K-5th)

SELA Elementary Co-Teacher provides a developmentally appropriate educational program for students in the appropriate elementary grade. The teacher is responsible for supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, professional staff, and administrators to improve instruction; and engaging parents/guardians in conversations regarding instructional programs and student progress.

In our School Co-teaching is a collaborative approach to instruction in which two teachers work together to plan and then implement instruction for a class. Co-teachers will be evaluated to be primary teachers the next school year.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Elementary Education.
  • Experience with K-5th grade students in a private school setting.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Creative, real world & hands-on teaching style
  • Adaptable, show empathy, patience.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities (Not Limited To):

  • Creates and maintains an effective and developmentally appropriate learning environment for all children in the classroom.
  • Represent SELA Mission, Vision & Values.
  • Manages student behavior to provide a safe and optimal classroom climate.
  • Participates in a variety of meetings and professional development activities to improve instruction.
  • Assesses student progress towards learning targets, objectives, and expectations.
  • Collects data to document student progress and aid in planning.
  • Provides feedback on progress to students, parents, and administration.
  • Holds parent conferences to discuss individual student progress.
  • Instructs students in English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, and Social Emotional learning.
  • Prepares daily lessons and activities.
  • Consistent and on-time attendance is required for supervision and instruction of the students.
  • Provides targeted intervention to close student learning gaps.
  • Differentiates for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual needs.
  • Collaborates with instructional staff and colleagues to improve student outcomes.
  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve social, emotional and learning problems.
  • Follows specific standards, policies, and procedures of the building and the district.
  • Attends and participates in faculty meetings & school events (which can be out of work schedule)
  • Consistent, reliable and punctual attendance is essential for supervision and instruction of the students.
  • Responsible for implementing “other job-related duties” as needed.

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Monday to Friday

Salary & Benefits:

  • $45,000.00 per year
  • Health Insurance, Vision, Dental (after 90 days)
  • 30 Min Break/Lunch Paid
  • 11 Holidays Paid
  • Thanksgiving, Christmas, February, April Breaks & Summer Breaks (Paid)
  • 5 sicks days
  • 2 Bereavement Days
  • Discount Early Education in our SELA program (according to availability)


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Grade levels:

  • 1st grade
  • 2nd grade
  • 3rd grade
  • 4th grade
  • 5th grade
  • Kindergarten


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

School subjects:

  • English
  • History
  • Social Studies

School type:

  • Private school

Ability to Relocate:

  • Hingham, MA 02043: Relocate before starting work

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: In person

Full-Time Front Desk Receptionist

SELA The International Private School -Hingham seeks a dedicated receptionist to add to their team. The qualified candidate has at least one year of experience, excellent written and oral communication skills, outstanding interpersonal skills, can multi-task, and stay well organized.

Essential Functions

  • Communicate with parents, teaching staff, students, board members, and the public (according to directors criteria)
  • Greets all incoming visitors to ensure guests sign in/out as required.
  • Perform clerical duties for the school administration and teaching staff.
  • Assistance with school/ faculty events.
  • Tracking deliveries that arrive.
  • Disrupting mail and packages.
  • Maintaining the front lobby to be clean and presentable.
  • Decorate the lobby per holiday.
  • Keeping an inventory of office supply stock
  • Arrange travel and accommodations, and prepare vouchers (if needed)
  • Answer phones, coordinate meetings, and complete general office tasks
  • Schedule maintenance of office equipment and maintain office supplies.
  • Collects fees and funds from student events (e.g., field trips, uniforms, ticket sales, yearbooks, dances, fundraisers, student fee money, etc.) to ensure transaction accuracy and timely completion.
  • Maintains various computerized and manual records, files, and department databases (e.g., information packets, rosters/listings, calendars, outstanding supply orders, etc.) for documenting activities, providing reliable information, and complying with district, state, and federal requirements.
  • Orient new personnel regarding appropriate school and district practices (e.g., directions, building procedures, etc.) to effectively assimilate new personnel into school operations.
  • Performs record-keeping and general clerical functions (e.g., scheduling, copying, faxing, mailings, etc.) to provide necessary information and materials.
  • Prepares a wide variety of reports and written materials (e.g., correspondence, agendas, minutes, newsletters, bulletins, and programs)
  • Responds to inquiries from various internal and external parties (e.g., staff, parents, students, public agencies, etc.) to provide information, facilitate communication among departments, and provide direction as may be required.
  • Initiate and maintain physical and computerized departmental files for all employees and applicants, including verification of completeness of files.
  • Process requests for official student records, including maintaining a log of requests for documents.
  • Follow Administration/ faculty attendance.
  • Create attendance records.
  • Support directors with clerical duties
  • Other duties according to the job description

Salary: From $40,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift, Monday to Friday

Experience: Customer service: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: In person