Middle School Science Teacher Full Time Position
  • Middle School
  • Science
  • Teacher

St. Michaels Country Day School, Newport, RI

Accredited by AISNE

Apply here by emailing Colleen Welsh, Head of Middle School.

St. Michael’s Country Day School is an independent day school in Newport, RI serving students in preschool through grade eight.  The school seeks a dynamic Middle School Science Teacher with a strong background in life sciences, earth science and STEM education for the 2019-2020 school year.  Primary responsibilities include teaching grades 5-7. Additional responsibilities include serving as an advisor and involvement in student life.

The ideal candidate is one who puts an emphasis on project-based learning through a collaborative, inquiry-based approach, where open-ended experimentation and design play a significant role in the science classroom. Content expertise, knowledge in differentiated instruction and assessment, willingness and ability to collaborate and implement innovative pedagogical initiatives, including technology, that focus on a student-first, hands-on, experiential learning is desired. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and management skills are essential to the role, as is a willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom.

 Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree and three years teaching experience preferred. 

Applicants should submit the following to Colleen Welsh at cwelsh@smcds.org:

·     cover letter explaining interests and qualifications;

·     resume;

·     three references including names, email addresses, and phone numbers;

·     at least one letter of recommendation.

St. Michael’s Country Day School has an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity.  In that spirit, the School believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.