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 based on education and experience