Chapin School, a coeducational, three-year-old through eighth grade independent school located in Princeton, NJ, seeks a full-time Upper Elementary Science Teacher to join our STEAM team. In addition to teaching third, fourth, and fifth grade science classes in our specialized science lab, our science teacher collaborates with our Technology Integration Specialist to create inquiry-based, experiential learning activities that fully engage our students in the collaborative learning process. The science teacher also leads Chapin School’s participation in the Science Olympiad and has other supervisory duties.
Chapin School is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunities. The school and its representatives adhere to the laws governing hiring practices. Fair and consistent practices are followed for every applicant.
Candidates should be:
knowledgeable of Next Generation Science Standards
passionate about science and inquiry-based education
committed to differentiating instruction
nurturing of the natural curiosity of young learners
collaborative and flexible with colleagues and students
able to balance rigorous academic expectations with developmentally-appropriate teaching practices
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. To apply, please visit chapinschool.org to electronically submit a cover letter, resume, and statement of philosophy to firstname.lastname@example.org. Communication should be addressed to Barbara Pasteris, Head of School. No telephone inquiries please. All submissions will be acknowledged upon receipt, and those candidates who best match the qualifications may receive an interview.
About Chapin School Princeton
The Chapin School of Princeton New Jersey, a co-ed PK through 8th grade school dedicated to the belief that lifelong habits of the mind and heart are formed in the elementary and middle school years. Chapin provides a richly textured education that inspires academic achievement and builds strength of character. Highlighting the five virtues of good character; Respect, Responsibility, Honesty, Kindness and Perseverance; these values are interwoven into the whole community at Chapin making it a warm and supportive community for all.