St. John’s Episcopal School is seeking a full-time, 10-month, middle school science teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. This position entails five weekly science classes for fifth grade, sixth grade, seventh grade, and eighth grade for a total of 25, 45-minute classes per week.
St. John’s is distinguished as a successful and challenging Pre-K through 8 school with an accelerated academic program. Faith, honesty, and hard work allow our graduates to excel in high school, college, and beyond. St. John’s does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of sex, religion, national or ethnic origin.
The candidate will be able to plan and provide developmentally appropriate learning experiences for middle school students that are conducive to their intellectual, physical, social and emotional development. The applicant must be skilled in classroom differentiation and be able to develop, select, and modify instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students. Must monitor and evaluate student outcomes through a variety of assessment techniques, maintain appropriate records, and follow required procedures and practices. The candidate must be a strong communicator, both orally and in writing, and be able to interact effectively with adolescent students, parents, staff, and community. The candidate must also participate fully in the life of the school, in terms of curricular work, faculty meetings, and in community activities and functions.
Thoroughly understands curriculum and best instructional practices for teaching general science
Can effectively design and implement science units for middle school students
Uses a variety of teaching strategies, effective lesson planning, and classroom management techniques
Is able to plan, deliver, and develop cross-curricular units of instruction where appropriate
Competently infuses technology into the science curriculum
Skilled in working collaboratively with fellow faculty members
Knowledge, Skills and General Abilities:
Philosophically aligned with the mission of the school
Proficient with Google Docs, Google Apps for Education, Microsoft Word, e-mail, internet searches, and social media
Science Teacher Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred; elementary education or secondary degree preferred with emphasis in science.
Years of Experience: 3 - 5 years full time teaching experience preferred
St. John’s offers competitive compensation based on prior experience, education, and position requirements. Medical, dental, Life, long-term disability and retirement benefits are provided. More information about the school can be found on our website at www.stjes.com