Glen Urquhart School, a K-8 independent day school 45 minutes north of Boston, seeks a dynamic and flexible individual who loves teaching and understands how to engage middle school children in the appreciation of scientific concepts and skills. Building on GUS’s existing theme and place-based academic program, this teacher will collaborate with colleagues and teach courses in grades six through eight. We seek a candidate with a strong science background, also potentially willing to teach a math course from time to time. This position is full time with benefits.
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Candidates should hold a bachelor’s in biology, physics, environmental science, science education, or a related field; master’s degree preferred. A minimum of three to five years teaching experience is required, preferably in a middle school setting. We seek teachers who believe in differentiated and developmentally-aligned models of teaching and learning; understand the importance of instructional technology; and are attuned to the social and emotional growth of students. Teacher certification is not required. Glen Urquhart School seeks candidates who will add to the racial, cultural, and gender diversity of our school community; a demonstrated ability working in a diverse and inclusive community is essential.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and benefits.
Founded in 1977, Glen Urquhart is a coeducational, independent school serving approximately 200 students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Situated on a beautiful 23 acre campus of woodlands and wetlands in a suburban area about 45 minutes from Boston, the school has a rich program featuring a co-teacher model in grades K-5, experiential curriculum, extensive community service that includes i...nternational travel, and a strong record of outstanding student achievement and secondary school placement. The school enjoys strong partnerships with families and a reputation for excellence on the North Shore.