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Sabbatical Replacement: Science Teacher (Full Year)

Job Details

Trustees of Thayer Academy - BRAINTREE, MA

Roles & Responsibilities

Thayer Academy’s Upper School seeks a student-focused collaborator to teach in its Upper School Science Department, for the 2023-24 school year. This full-time, one-year position includes instructing four Science classes (AP Biology and Integrated Science) and participating in the life of the school with students through advising, coaching and/or supervising student activities




Roles and Responsibilities

  • Teach four sections of Science (AP Biology and Integrated Science). Note: Since 2017, Thayer’s Science Department has taught Integrated Science I and Integrated Science II as the required ninth and tenth grade science courses.
  • Advise a group of 7-8 students.
  • Contribute to the school community as an athletic coach (preferred) and/or leader of student activities.
  • Apply inclusive classroom practices that value the humanity of all students
  • Participate in professional growth opportunities


  • A bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Biology or related field; strong background in other science fields.
  • 3-5 years teaching experience at the high school level
  • Passion for working with adolescents
  • Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in the classroom, in curriculum, and in relationships with members of the school community
  • High level of comfort and experience with technology in an educational setting
  • Willingness to work on a team in a collaborative department
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, their families, and colleagues

Application Information

Thayer encourages applications from candidates who support the Academy’s commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment.

To apply, please upload your resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three to five references, including two present or past supervisors.