Greens Farms Academy seeks a Middle School Physical Science Teacher to begin in August 2017. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience teaching science at the middle school level, a passion for teaching middle school students, the ability to develop their interest and enthusiasm for the subject matter, and a commitment to fostering a diverse community. The position will involve teaching four or five sections of eighth grade science as part of a collegial Middle School faculty and PreK-12 science department, which places a significant emphasis on STEAM and design thinking. Eighth grade science covers Physics and Chemistry, emphasizing hands-on work and laboratory components. A background in robotics and engineering is a plus. Candidates should also be prepared to participate in the many facets of independent school life, including leading an advisory group, leading clubs and activities, chaperoning trips, and coaching.
Greens Farms Academy is a PreK-12 co-educational day school of 715 students in the Greens Farms section of Westport, CT. We are a suburban school close to major transportation and a five-minute walk from the Greens Farms Metro North train station. The campus sits on the Long Island Sound, a half hour south of New Haven and an hour north of New York City by car or commuter train. Please visit www.gfacademy.org for more information.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and list of references (if available) addressed to Drew Meyer, Head of Middle School, to email@example.com.