Fredericksburg Academy is seeking a full-time Middle School science teacher whose primary focus will be teaching General Science and Life Sciences beginning in August 2018. Fredericksburg Academy’s Middle School (grades six through eight) provides students with an age appropriate, challenging college preparatory curriculum.
Candidates must demonstrate proficiency and creativity in integrating technology in their instruction and a belief that hands on experiences are critical to developing a deep understanding of scientific concepts. Successful teaching candidates will have developed a thoughtful teaching practice, hold a deep love and understanding of Middle School students, and understand that teachers at the Middle School level serve as role models and educators both inside and outside the classroom. FA is committed to providing students with real world problems through the science curriculum by working on issues of sustainability, maintaining the school's native garden, and creating STEM opportunities in the school's Makerspace. Flexibility, teamwork, and a sense of humor are required. The successful candidate will have a passionate commitment to working with young people in and out of the classroom and a deep commitment to the art of teaching. Fredericksburg Academy is a bring-your-own-device school—a high level of technological proficiency and demonstrated use of technology within the learning environment is preferred.
Other science-related duties will include participating in Science Department meetings and contributing to Science Department projects and initiatives. Additional responsibilities include serving as a faculty advisor to eight to ten Middle School students.
The successful candidate should have one to three years of science teaching experience at the secondary school level or the equivalent in a related area or field. A Bachelor’s degree is required, and a Master’s degree is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Additional Salary Information: 75% Medical Insurance premium paid by school, Optional Dental Coverage (school pays $10 of monthly premium), tuition remission, Section 125 Plan, Group Life, Short-Term and Long-Term disability, TIAA Retirement plan (school contributes after first year of service)
About Fredericksburg Academy
About Fredericksburg Academy
Founded in 1992, Fredericksburg Academy’s mission is to inspire and empower our students to discover, to engage, and to imagine the limitless nature of themselves and the world. Located halfway between Washington D.C. and Richmond, Fredericksburg Academy provides a strong liberal arts education within a safe, nurturing environment, offering students a breadth of challenging academic experiences that prepare them for the country's best colleges and universities. FA is a co-ed, day school enrolling 360 students in PK-12th grade. Visit the school's website to learn more: www.fredericksburgacademy.org