Emplymt Dalton Hero 1000px“There is a real sense of collaboration, growth mindset, and learning together, in our teacher community. I feel extremely supported by my colleagues, and they have helped me become a better, more prepared, and kinder teacher.”
– Dalton Lobo Dias
Sixth Grade Science Teacher, Fifth Grade Advisor, Faculty member since 2014


Thank you for your interest in The Nueva School!

Emplymt ProfDay 300pxThese are exciting times to join the Nueva School community! Recognized for over 50 years as a world leader in innovative and gifted education, our PreK-12 program continues to develop exciting and meaningful programs and pedagogy. This dynamism and growth has created many employment opportunities at Nueva for talented faculty, staff, and administrators.

Nueva teachers are lifelong learners, passionate about their subjects, and dedicated to teaching gifted learners. They are collaborative creators who embrace Nueva’s commitment to providing integrated, hands-on, project-based learning for all students. They are invested in differentiating learning to meet the needs of all students, and they join with all adults in the Nueva community to support student and community well-being. Learn More About The Nueva School.


“I like working at Nueva because I often feel like a student of my students. I learn so much from them, deeply respect their peoplehood and ability to reflect and grow, and am inspired to be a better person because of them. I think Nueva’s culture enhances the student-teacher relationship because student choice is highly valued, teacher is defined as more of a mentor and guide and less of a portal of knowledge, and student is understood to be a desirable lifelong state of being, questioning, and discovering rather than a means to an end.”
– Lissie McAlvey
Middle School Math Teacher and Advisor

Recent News for Educators

The Art and Craft of Teaching Science
The Art and Craft of Teaching Science
Navigating the Rich Complexity of Diversity
Navigating the Rich Complexity of Diversity
 Thinking Critically about Our Practices: The Collaborative for Innovative Educators
The Collaborative for Innovative Educations
 The Democratic Classroom: Constellations in the Arc of the Ecliptic
The Democratic Classroom





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