The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, MD is seeking to fill a full-time long term substitute science teaching position in the Lower School for the remainder of the 2017-2018 academic year.
The ideal candidate for this position will be able to provide differentiated learning experiences that utilize a variety of instructional strategies which serve to deepen student understanding. We are particularly interested in candidates who possess a natural enthusiasm for teaching a range of science topics and are able to foster a sense of the significance of and wonder about learning science. Science topics include a range of concepts in physical, life, space and earth science, which are taught using an inquiry-based approach and incorporate scientific and engineering practices. The candidate should be familiar with the Next Generation Science Standards and be well-versed in planning for standards-based instruction and assessment. Experience with planning and implementation of STEM integrated units is preferred.
Candidates will possess a progressive approach to education of the whole child, excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong classroom management skills, create an interactive and engaging learning environment for elementary age children, comfort with parent collaboration, experience with integrating technology into teaching practice, interest in partnering with colleagues within and across subject disciplines, a commitment to fostering an inclusive and communal learning environment, and be reflective professionals who are open to feedback and growth.
Candidates must possess a BA or a BS in an appropriate science discipline or demonstrate significant coursework in one of the above areas. Qualified candidates will have 3-5 years prior classroom teaching experience at the early childhood/elementary level. A Master’s degree in an area of science or the field of education is preferred, but not required.
Qualified candidates should submit letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to www.cesjds.org/careers Job Code SC600.
The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience.