The Baldwin School seeks applicants for the position of a full-time Middle and Upper School Science Teacher for the upcoming 2022-2023 academic year. All Baldwin teachers participate in the life of the School and support the School’s mission. This position will include three sections of 8th grade Earth Science/Chemistry and one section of Environmental Science in 12th grade.
The successful candidate will possess excellent content knowledge, effective classroom management skills and a knowledge of how to assess and grade students’ progress. The candidate will possess a love of working with students and creating a joyful learning environment where students are inspired and empowered to learn; creativity and a thirst for innovation; a high level of energy and flexibility; a reflective and growth-oriented mindset; a commitment to ongoing professional development and lifelong learning; an understanding of and appreciation for girls' education; and a sense of humor.
Responsibilities: ? Develop and teach Middle and Upper School science curriculum in support of The Baldwin School’s Mission Statement. ? Differentiate instruction and materials to meet the diverse academic, social and emotional needs of learners in the classroom. ? Collaborate with colleagues to design interdisciplinary and project-based learning curricular experiences. ? Collaborate with Science Department colleagues to maintain a spiraling curriculum across all divisions. ? Assess student progress and adjust teaching plans accordingly; provide students with regular and timely feedback about their progress. ? Attend regular department meetings as well as faculty meetings and professional development days. ? Maintain strong communication with colleagues, families, and administration. ? Maintain professionalism, positivity, and good humor in the face of challenges and change. ? Participate as a full member of the faculty and demonstrate a willingness to engage actively in The Baldwin School community in an appropriate and visible way ? Other duties as assigned
Qualifications: ? Bachelor’s Degree and course work in related field; Master’s Degree preferred. ? 3-5 years teaching experience. ? Experience integrating technology, including Google applications, laptops, SMART Board, etc., into teaching practice to support learning and deepen projects. ? Enthusiasm for embracing the independent school model of mentoring, advising and supporting students outside the classroom. ? A commitment to creating an inclusive classroom community that allows for a multitude of perspectives to be heard and respected. ? Experience in ISEF-affiliated science fairs desirable. ? Strong interpersonal skills and effective communication (written and verbal).
Founded in 1888, The Baldwin School is an independent college preparatory school, developing talented girls into confident young women with vision, global understanding and the competency to make significant and enduring contributions to the world. The School nurtures our students’ passion for intellectual rigor in academics, creativity in the arts and competition in athletics, forming women capable of leading their generation while living balanced lives. In a nurturing atmosphere that reflects socioeconomic, ethnic and religious diversity, our girls strive to develop scholarship, leadership and citizenship within a community that emphasizes ethical integrity and independence of thought.