Grades 2-6 Science Teacher

Faculty / Part-Time

The Chestnut Hill School, Chestnut Hill, MA

Position Summary: The Science Teacher for grades 2-6 will foster a positive and engaging learning environment that inspires students to develop an appreciation of the natural world and scientific discovery and exploration.

This position is salaried, part-time (75%) for the 2023-24 school year.


  • In collaboration with grade-level colleagues, plan and implement an integrated science program in 2nd through 6th grade.
  • Differentiate teaching methods, assignments, and/or assessments to meet students’ needs.
  • Develop and administer assessments to evaluate student progress toward learning objectives.
  • Regularly update curriculum materials .
  • In keeping with the Open Circle curriculum and SEL benchmarks, attend to the social and emotional development of individual students and the class as a whole.
  • Communicate with homeroom teachers about any student issues or concerns.
  • Maintain a classroom environment that is conducive to student learning and safety, and order materials to support the classroom environment.
  • Write narrative progress reports to record and communicate students’ progress.
  • Perform dismissal, lunch, and recess duties as assigned.
  • Attend staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Participate in all-school activities, such as Admissions events and the Carnival, that take place outside of regular work hours.
  • Engage in regular professional development opportunities to ensure continual growth and renewal.
  • Assume responsibility for other projects as assigned by the head of school or Academic Dean/Dean of Faculty.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Science Education; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated science teaching experience, particularly with children.
  • 3+ years of teaching in an independent/public school or related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a culturally diverse community.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Creative problem-solving skills and a positive attitude that allows one to cooperate and collaborate effectively with others.

The Chestnut Hill School Offers:

  • Rich benefits including health, dental, vision care, disability and life insurance.
  • Retirement savings plan with school contribution after one year.
  • Professional development opportunities and training.
  • Easy access to public transportation (Chestnut Hill D Line stop) with paid MBTA passes.
  • A collaborative team approach and supportive work environment.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until position is filled.

The Chestnut Hill School

Chestnut Hill, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary
All Gender