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7TH GRADE SCIENCE TEACHER

Position Type Teacher
School Name Dwight-Englewood
City, State Englewood, NJ 
Posted 06/12/2019
7TH GRADE SCIENCE TEACHER
  
This is a full-time position teaching Life Science to 7th graders in an exciting, interdisciplinary environment.   The curriculum includes environmental science and cell biology with an emphasis on basic lab skills, the scientific process, and hands-on activities.. The teacher will work closely with teachers of other disciplines to provide age-appropriate instruction in reading, writing, and critical thinking. We seek an energetic, curious teacher who wants to inspire students to think scientifically. Faculty are expected to pursue professional development opportunities and expand their teaching portfolio both within and outside the Dwight-Englewood community.
 
Responsibilities: 
The position entails: (a) teaching four sections of 7th grade, each of which meets for four 50-minute periods per week; (b) attending weekly departmental or divisional meetings after school; (c) meeting weekly with the 7th grade team to discuss students and to coordinate instruction and curriculum; (e) serving as a HomeBase advisor; (f) participating in overnight field trips and day field trips; (g) providing extra help during TAG periods; (h) other duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications: 
The ideal candidate will have: (a) an advanced degree and previous Middle School teaching experience; (b) a degree and/or work experience in Life Science or closely related fields; (c) familiarity with a variety of instructional strategies including Project Based Learning;  (d) experience working as part of a team in an inter­disciplinary environment; (e) a commitment to professional development; (f) a love of working with young adolescents; (g) the desire to contribute to the extra­curricular life of the school; (h) a commit­ment to explore both the curricular and pedagogical uses of technology. Preference will be given to those who can coach one or more school sports/activities.
 
Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to employment@d-e.org
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