Ethical Culture Fieldston is a progressive preK-12 independent school serving students from throughout New York City and the surrounding suburbs. Committed to academic excellence, ethical learning, and progressive education, ECF offers a rich and challenging curriculum in the arts, sciences, and humanities. A coed, nonsectarian school, it serves a diverse community of about 1,700 students from Pre-K to 12 on two campuses -- one in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and the other in Manhattan. The middle school, located in the Bronx, is comprised of approximately 400 students and 50 faculty members.
Fieldston Middle School is looking for an outstanding, enthusiastic, and experienced middle school science teacher, who is comfortable working in a progressive school and in a highly collaborative environment. Responsibilities include teaching a .75 course load that includes 6th grade Environmental Science, 7th grade Life Sciences curriculum, and Engineering 8. Responsibilities include writing student home reports, attending faculty meetings, and other shared middle school responsibilities.
Ideal candidates will be energized by employing a range of pedagogical approaches, by integrating curriculum with colleagues across disciplines, and by teaching a diverse student body in a value based community. The ideal candidate has also demonstrated a commitment to addressing issues of equity, belonging, and privilege, within and outside the classroom. A passion for working with middle school students, a flexible attitude, a commitment to lifelong learning, and a sense of humor are essential.
Bachelor’s degree is required; concentration in biology, environmental sciences or integrated science preferred
Minimum 3-5 years of relevant science teaching experience, including previous experience teaching sex education.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Prior work in a middle school environment preferred.
Proficient with technology, including the use of Smartboards and Google apps.
To be considered for the above mentioned position, please upload a letter of interest, a resume, and email and phone contact information for three references. Please generate all documents in MS Word or a converted .pdf file. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled. Thank you for your interest in Ethical Culture Fieldston School. Please learn more about the school by visiting our website at www.ecfs.org. Thank you for your interest in Ethical Culture Fieldston School.
Ethical Culture Fieldston School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.