Application Process


The program aims to accept associates who have a sincere interest in working with children and an authentic respect for what they have to offer the world. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with significant coursework in the liberal arts or sciences from an accredited college or university. An undergraduate G.P.A of 3.0 or higher is preferred.

Applying to the Associate Teacher Program

Applications for the 2021-22 academic year are closed as the program is fully enrolled. Interested prospective teachers are invited to apply in the fall for a placement in the 2022-2023 school year. 
To apply:

 Lesley University application

As soon as the online Lesley University application is complete, we require all applicants to complete Zoom interviews with the director and a current associate teacher. Interviews begin in October and are conducted once we receive all application materials. Please call (617) 480-0701 or email Heather Woodcock to set up an interview.

Heather Woodcock
Belmont Day School
55 Day School Lane
Belmont, MA 02478
(617) 480-0701

Admissions Timeline

Applications are currently closed.

Applying to Lesley University

If you have any questions about Lesley University's application process, email Stephanie Correia


Complete the interest form now.

Teacher Training Fellowship

Develop your passion for learning and leading. The Teacher Training Fellowship covers the full cost of the Belmont Day School portion of the program. This $6,000 fellowship will be awarded to an associate teacher of color who demonstrates excellence and a strong commitment to working in the classroom. To learn more about the Fellowship and steps to apply, contact Heather Woodcock, Director of the Associate Teacher Program.