The Fessenden School seeks a full-time Lower School Science Teacher in Grades 1-4. The successful candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree in science, and an advanced degree in science or education is preferred. Candidates with a background in teaching and developing science curriculum or working in science museums, nature centers, or discovery centers are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should have a love of inspiring young minds and engaging students in hands-on exploration of science concepts.
Teach 18 periods of science per week
Collaborate with grade-level teachers and department colleagues to develop curricula
Contribute to project-based learning at the department and division levels
Connect positively with a diverse community of Lower School students and faculty
Embrace educational technology and its implementation in the classroom
Demonstrate an appreciation and understanding of multicultural education
Establish a differentiated classroom based on the needs of all students
Communicate regularly and effectively with parents, both orally and in writing
Write thoughtful academic comments
Supervise Lower School lunches
Salary and benefits packages are very competitive. Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Angela G. Garcia, Assistant Head of School (email@example.com).
About The Fessenden School
The Fessenden School
250 Waltham Street, West Newton, Massachusetts 02465
The Fessenden School (526 students, Pre-K through 9th Grade) located ten miles west of Boston, Massachusetts, is the oldest all boys, junior boarding school in the country. The Fessenden School’s mission is to teach, nurture, and celebrate growing boys; cultivating each boy’s individual potential and developing in balance his mind, character, heart, and body in an inclusive and joyful community. For over 100 years we have been committed to the education of boys and our facilities, curriculum, and programs are designed with the necessities of boys in mind. Faculty programs include ongoing professional development relating to the education of boys, cultural competency, project-based learning, academic technology, and differentiated instruction.