About Tenacre

Career Opportunities

Tenacre is a small school with 194 students in Pre-Kindergarten through 6th Grade and a staff of 62. There are two teachers in every homeroom, plus special subject teachers for art, computer, library, music, P.E., science, and Spanish. Tenacre also has resource teachers for reading and math, a learning consultant and a technology coordinator. We have our own custodial/maintenance staff and also have our own food service staff. Supporting the operation of the school are the academic, admission, business and development offices.

Work Environment

Tenacre has a warm, friendly work environment. All staff are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities throughout the year, from community service projects with students to talking with the students about a hobby or trip during an assembly, or even attending "tadpole graduation" with the third grade in the spring! Everyone on the staff works to enhance the learning experience of the children from direct teaching, to maintaining the facilities, to providing a nutritious lunch each day. All staff are considered valuable members of the Tenacre community.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any non-job related physical or mental disability. As an inclusive community, we welcome candidates who will increase the diversity of our school.


The following are some of the benefits offered by Tenacre:
  • Health insurance - Tufts Health Care
  • Dental - Delta Dental
  • Pension - John Hancock with a match of 7 - 10% based on years of service
  • Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, 125 Flex Plan, Flexible Spending Account for medical and dependent care expenses, and Professional Development opportunities and graduate work assistance.
Current employees may click on the following link to learn more about Tenacre's benefits program: Tenacre Benefits Website, Prospective employees, please contact the Business Office at 781-431-8575, x208 for a temporary password to access the Tenacre Benefits Website.

Current Openings

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  • Full-Time Co-Teaching Kindergarten Position 2019-20

    Tenacre Country Day School is seeking a full-time kindergarten teacher to begin at the end of August 2019. Tenacre’s mission is to nurture and challenge each child, every day. Everything we do is designed to enhance this all-important balance over a broad range of homeroom and special subjects, along with other activities. As a school dedicated to the elementary years, Tenacre values the importance of teaming within a department, the strong partnership between parents and staff, and the meaningful participation of each child in daily school life. We provide our teachers with numerous professional development opportunities and a collegial atmosphere. As a community of children and adults, we strive to work hard, to find joy, and to be kind.
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  • Substitute Teachers (Grades PK-6)

    Tenacre is seeking qualified substitute teachers Grades PK-6 for the 2018-2019 school year. Applicants must be college graduates and have experience in a classroom setting. Please send resume and three references to:

    Susan Doering
    Substitute Coordinator
    Tenacre Country Day School
    78 Benvenue Street
    Wellesley, MA 02482
Tenacre nurtures and challenges each child, every day.