Founded in 1999 Williamsburg Northside Schools is private, independent school located in the culturally dynamic and diverse Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Today WNS offers two distinct programs in neighboring locations serving students nursery through fifth grade.
Starting in September 2018 Northside is expanding. A new middle school beginning with fifth and sixth grades is opening and ultimately expanding through to the eighth grade in 2020.
Williamsburg Northside operates under the MetSchools umbrella, a network of private schools in New York City.
WNS is seeking an experienced middle school science teacher for grades five and six who is committed to inquiry-based lab science. As a founding member of the middle school team this position requires interest in project-based learning, curriculum development and collaboration.
Teach sections of fifth and sixth grade science on our alternate-day schedule
Collaborate with the members of the science department and grade level teams
Contribute to the development of an exciting lab-based curriculum utilizing Next Generation Science Standards.
Maintain lab materials and ensure safety precautions are followed by students.
Communicate student progress clearly and effectively to students, parents and faculty
Advise a group of 10-12 students
Advise or assist with a club or activity
Attend at community events throughout the school year
Participate in ongoing professional development
Experience teaching science, preferably in a middle school setting
Commitment to progressive education practices and hands-on, inquiry-based approach
B.A. in a science content area required. Masters’ degree preferred.
Familiarity and interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) integration
Additional Salary Information: Salary TBD depending if PT or FT