Middle School Science Teacher
Position Details
Full-Time Faculty
Bachelor's Degree (4 year degree)
Education
Position Description

Join a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the Westminster’s mission and vision, including core values of inclusivity and service. In developing the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators like you to prepare our students to be lifelong learners, well equipped to address local and global challenges. 

Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life, from academics to the arts and athletics, achieving excellence through a wide range of programming--and we need you to help us! 

Westminster stands ready to support you with exceptional resources, including a Center for Teaching that provides workshops, cohorts, coaching and resources to help you be your best. At Westminster, you are more than just an academic expert; you make a difference in the lives of students and colleagues--and they, in turn, make a difference in yours.

 

Anticipated start date: August 3, 2020

Supervisor: Head of the Middle School

Position Status:  This position is a salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 10-month position.

 Qualifications:

  • Strong academic background in Middle School physical science including physics and chemistry. Two or more years of Middle School teaching experience, a Master’s degree, and a background in interdisciplinary curriculum or integrated studies preferred but not required

  • Deep familiarity with the developmental and learning needs of Middle School children

  • Proficiency with a range of technologies and the ability to use them to enhance teaching and learning

  • The desire to continue learning by reading and implementing ideas from professional journals, attending workshops and conferences, taking courses, and collaborating with colleagues

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teach four sections of Middle School physical science 

  • Work directly with other Middle School teachers as part of a Professional Learning Community

  • Serve as a Middle School faculty member and an advisor to students

  • Contribute to the larger school community through coaching or sponsoring other extracurricular programs

  • Fulfill supervisory duties as assigned

Additionally, successful candidates should demonstrate:

  • a love of working with Middle School students

  • an engaging teaching style

  • the ability to build partnerships with parents and colleagues

  • the ability to create and promote an inclusive learning environment

  • enthusiasm, flexibility, and a cooperative spirit

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Westminster is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment.  It is Westminster’s policy to provide equal employment opportunities and administer terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE/M/F/D/V.

 

TRAVEL

Travel is primarily local during the regular business day.  Overnight and out-of-area travel may also be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear; engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Ability to become CPR and First Aid Certified. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.

 

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