Upper School Science Teacher

Woodward School

Posted: May. 17, 2019

Quincy, Massachusetts, United States

Woodward School is an independent, college preparatory, day school for girls in grades 6 – 12, located in Quincy, MA, seeking a full-time Upper School Science Teacher for the 2019-20 academic year and beyond. Classes are intentionally small providing opportunity to know every girl, and for every girl to be known.  We are developing a strong partnership with parents to foster the best school community so that our students will reach their greatest potential in their preparation for college and life after Woodward.

Woodward was founded in 1894 with a mission to develop and support the intellect, character, spirit and individual potential of every student we serve.  Woodward offers a classical curriculum, enhanced by engaging, innovative programs that stimulate students to advance themselves and others through hard work, high standards and service. Faculty are deeply committed to their professions and to supporting girls during these formative years of their growth and development.  Faculty work collaboratively and are currently poised to bring more innovation to Woodward through efforts of collaboration. Faculty seek a team member energized with the dynamic opportunity to grow Woodward.   Woodward is on a trajectory to grow enrollment, facility, and programs.

Woodward seeks an Upper School Science Teacher to teach biology and chemistry, instructing students in the history and acquired knowledge in the content areas and the scientific method, within a lab-based curriculum emphasizing openness to inquiry, collaboration, problem solving, and rigorous thinking and presentation.

Woodward seeks candidates who demonstrate strong content knowledge, the ability to differentiate instruction and assessment, to organize and manage the demands of the classroom, and to maintain positive relationships with students, families and colleagues. Responsibilities include advising, various other assigned duties as needed, as well as an engaged presence in the school community and at school events. Candidates must have a strong desire and passion to teach in a single-sex girls school.

A Master’s degree and two years or more of high school science teaching experience is preferred.   Opportunities for school leadership are available.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and at least three references to jgordon@thewoodwardschool.org.  Please include Science Teacher in the subject line.

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