Middle School Science Teacher
Presbyterian School is an independent, PK3-8th grade school located in the heart of the city’s vibrant museum district. Our mission is essential and counter-cultural: “Family, School, and Church United in the Education and Support of Each Child.” The Middle School program and faculty embrace both our unique location and powerful partnership as a compelling opportunity to elevate learning and instill confidence in every child. Progressive strategic thinking along with creative marketing strategies are guiding the School into the position of strength while facilitating the exploration of one’s curiosity in a competitive educational marketplace.
Position Title: Middle School Science Teacher
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Reports To: Head of Middle School
This is a Middle School (6th-8th Grade) position. For 2019-2020, Presbyterian School seeks a middle school teacher with demonstrated experience in teaching chemistry, physical, and life sciences. The Program provides an exciting and developmentally appropriate mixture of collaborative learning, hands-on laboratory work, and integrated technology with an emphasis on authentic, student-driven learning. Our science classrooms focus on empowering students to demonstrate excellence in data gathering and laboratory reporting with robust, outside-the-box thinking at their intentional core. Additionally, the utilization of the surrounding museums facilitates unique opportunities for authentic learning and is an expected part of the curriculum. With small class sizes and talented partners among the faculty, there is room for growth and innovation in the program. This teaching role is a full-time position offering competitive salary and benefits.
Bachelor’s degree in a Science-related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Teaching experience in an independent school environment preferred.
Examples of successful classroom leadership in an educational setting.
Demonstrated ability to partner with other content areas to create cross-curricular learning opportunities.
Demonstrated comfort in maintaining a positive partnership with parents and students.
Willingness to understand and model the distinct mission of Presbyterian School.
If you're interested in the position, please submit resumes and letters of interest to Charlie Gramatges, Head of Middle School, and complete an employment application online.
Presbyterian School seeks to attract qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to its faculty, staff and student body who are able to support and further the mission of the school. Accordingly, all positions on the faculty and administrative staff will be filled solely on the basis of merit and without reference to the applicant's age, sex, disability, ethnic or national origin. In light of the school's religious nature, it does reserve the right to consider an applicant's or employee's religious beliefs and practices in employment decisions.