Outstanding K-8 school in Delaware seeks a spirited and talented STEM teacher who has experience teaching in grades 5-8. This person’s teaching responsibilities will include 5th and 6th grade science classes and possibly one section of math, social studies, or computer science classes. The ability to coach basketball, baseball, cross country, soccer, or lacrosse would be especially welcomed. We are looking for a professional who truly enjoys teaching 5th and 6th grade children, believes in the mission of the school, is flexible, patient, and a team player with a sense of humor. Please send a cover letter, resume, and one-page educational philosophy to the Head of School, at email@example.com before April 1, 2018.
Ideal candidates would have the following credentials and qualities:
• A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree • Prior teaching experience in an Upper Elementary or Middle School classroom • Fundamental understanding of the developmental stages in the social, emotional, and academic lives of young adolescents • Knowledge of the best practices in curriculum instruction in science and a passion for the STEM related fields • A growth and innovation mindset • Skills in technology instruction and integration across disciplines • The ability to embed effective writing expectations throughout the curriculum • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written • Comfort in leading daily homeroom devotions and participating in our weekly Chapel experiences based on the Episcopal tradition of welcoming all cultures and faiths • Willingness to coach up to two seasons of athletics • Candidates who embrace experiences that celebrate diversity and service learning are encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with experience