Barnesville School, an accredited coeducational independent day school for 140 students (grades EC-8), is currently seeking a dynamic educator to join its faculty as a Middle School Science Teacher beginning January 2nd, 2018. This is a full-time 10-month position. Our mission is to provide a joyful and supportive learning environment for the development of excellence in each of us. As a School of Arts & Sciences, we seek to provide meaningful cross-curricular activities across disciplines for our students. The School is a proud member of AIMS (Association of Independent Maryland Schools), IE (Independent Education) and NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools).
Duties and Responsibilities
Teach middle school (grades 6-8) science classes with enthusiasm, creativity, and sensitivity to student learning styles
Utilize a hands-on, inquiry-driven approach that maximizes student engagement
Utilize technology for instructing students, maintaining records, communicating information to parents, and promoting student and program achievements
Participate in curriculum development, faculty meetings, and professional growth endeavors
Fulfill additional middle school supervisory responsibilities (such as homeroom, clubs, etc.)
Ensure the School’s continued Green School certification through MAEOE
We expect all faculty members to be fully engaged in the life and mission of the school, in and out of the classroom. The ability to lead or take part in enrichment classes, school committees, after school activities, athletic teams, and/or summer camp courses is desired.
Education and Experience
Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in a scientific or science-educational field and will possess experience in classroom teaching. The ideal candidate will also have experience utilizing differentiated instruction in an independent school environment, and will have demonstrated ability to use technology successfully in the education of students.
Skills and Characteristics
Understanding of the curricular elements of middle school science
Appreciation of the developmental and age characteristics of the students in each grade
Eagerness to communicate and develop positive bonds with parents
A passion for teaching middle school children and helping them to achieve their best
Enthusiasm for the mission of the school and for working collaboratively with fellow faculty members
Organizational and managerial skills
Initiative, confidence, and joy
Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and résumé by email to:
Assistant Head of School, Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences
Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage application from all qualified candidates, including those from diverse backgrounds.