Middle School Science Teacher

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The Girls' Middle School

The Girls’ Middle School

Imagine a school where each day is alive with learning, creativity, and a spirit of adventure. The Girls’ Middle School is committed to progressive education and innovative programming, meeting the needs of a wide range of middle school girls. GMS educates girls during a pivotal time in their lives. Our project-based curriculum encourages creativity, problem solving, and independent thought. Attention to girls’ emotional and social growth develops self-knowledge and confidence as well as teamwork and leadership skills. The Girls’ Middle School encourages girls to spread their wings, take risks, and be self-reliant.

Learn more about GMS: www.girlsms.org

GMS celebrates different perspectives coming together in community. We are committed to broadening the diversity, in all dimensions, of our faculty and staff.

Teaching at GMS

  • Joyful, inclusive, and respectful community of students and adults
  • Passionate, mission-driven, and highly collaborative faculty
  • Autonomy in creating curriculum and learning experiences
  • Opportunities to create multi-faceted, interdisciplinary projects
  • Participation in field trips and outdoor education overnights
  • Advisory role
  • Professional development strongly encouraged and supported

Science at GMS

Science is a natural process of observing phenomena, wondering how the world works, and searching for answers. Every student at GMS is a scientist who learns and practices the skills that professional scientists use in their daily endeavors. Because science is a way of understanding the world around us, rather than a collection of vocabulary and facts, students engage in hands-on explorations, inquiries, and projects as they explore the natural world.

The GMS science curriculum focuses on building science skills across the three years as students move through different disciplines. Sixth grade students study Earth Science, using off-campus field studies to draw firsthand conclusions about the world based on their own data. In seventh grade Life Science students study evolution as a lens to ask deep questions about the rest of the year’s topics. Eighth grade Physical Science explores physics and chemistry using hands-on experiments. Each year students design, conduct, analyze, and present their own original scientific studies.

Science Teacher Position

We are seeking candidates for a potential position teaching 6th or 7th grade science. What we look for in a science teacher:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or related discipline – advanced degree and teaching experience a plus!
  • Teaching that inspires enthusiasm, confidence, and deep understanding in science
  • Commitment to experiential, project-based learning, narrative assessment, and other progressive pedagogies
  • Eagerness to collaborate closely with teaching teams
  • Delight in teaching middle school girls!

Interested Candidates: Send a resume and letter of interest to:

Laura Reeve, Assistant Head of School, employment@girlsms.org

To apply for this job email your details to lreeve@girlsms.org


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