Williamsburg Northside School (WNS), a co-educational, PK-8 institution located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, seeks a lower school science teacher for the 2019-2020 school year.
The ideal candidate will possess a strong commitment to inquiry based lab science, have working knowledge of the Next Generation Science Standards, and a committed practice to project-based, interdisciplinary learning. The ideal lower school science teacher will possess a deep understanding of child development and experience working with students of various ages.
Plan and instruct 4 to 5 classes per day
Collaborate with the members of the science department and grade level teams
Contribute to the development of an exciting lab-based curriculum utilizing Next Generation Science Standards.
Maintain lab materials and ensure safety precautions are followed by students.
Communicate student progress clearly and effectively to students, parents and faculty, through emails, meetings, formal student reports
Participate in ongoing professional development
Experience teaching science, preferably in a lower school/elementary program
Commitment to progressive education practices and hands-on, inquiry-based approach
B.A. in a science content area required. Masters’ degree preferred.
Familiarity and interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) integration
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience