Upper School Science Teacher
  • Science
  • Teacher

Beaver Country Day School, Chestnut Hill, MA

Accredited by NEASC

Beaver is expanding the nature of school. Our mindset and approach to teaching places at the center the student experience by providing opportunities for them to be co-creators of their own learning. We are committed to providing an educational environment in tune with the real world and with doing real work. If a student’s passions and interests are ignited and fueled while they are here, we know they’ll go on to be the change-makers and future-shapers this world needs. We take that work seriously and we work diligently to promote success for everyone. 

Position Title:

Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill, MA seeks a leave replacement for an Upper School Science Teacher.  The position will begin on November 30th, 2020 and continue for the remainder of the 2020-20201 academic year. This is a full-time position. 

Position Summary:

Competitive candidates will demonstrate the following skills and mindsets:

  • Content expertise in chemistry and biology
  • Knowledge in differentiated instruction and assessment
  • Willingness and ability to design and implement innovative and hands-on curriculum
  • Willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion work
  • Eagerness to learn new skills and tools to enhance student learning

Responsibilities: (include and are not limited to):

  • The ability to teach Chemistry Foundations and Forensic Science as well as a BVR-X elective course in Biotechnology Investing
  • Serve as an advisor, club leader and participate in other areas of student life
  • Collaborate and participate actively in the work of the Science Department (and possibly the R&D team) on innovative curriculum development, project-based learning, and assessment
  • Communicate effectively with both upper school students, faculty, staff, and parents/guardians on a regular basis and participate in mid-term parent teacher conferences
  • Provide frequent, constructive, objective, and prompt feedback to students
  • Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community
  • Actively participate in professional learning opportunities


Preference will be given to candidates with at least 2-3 years teaching experience