Integrated Science Educator
Tremont School, Concord, MA
Integrated Science Teacher
Tremont School is seeking a part-time or full-time Integrated Science Teacher. This talented educator should enjoy and be knowledgeable about adolescents, have deep subject knowledge, a collaborative spirit, experience with project-based learning, and a desire to connect with each student’s interests. This candidate will be responsible for two to four periods daily. Our integrated Science approach is based on Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Each of our teachers is encouraged to utilize their ideas, passions and experience to create a learning environment where all students thrive.
The Integrated Science Teacher is an important member of our team, serving our High School and post-graduate students. Working collaboratively with our Program Director and Math and Science faculty, you will have a unique opportunity to help shape an evolving program that encourages creativity, celebrates personal achievement, builds confidence and fosters compassionate and thoughtful engagement in the world around us. We are interested in applicants with broad capacity to guide and teach various Science courses as part of a collaborative and supportive team.
At Tremont School, we use a Living Curriculum approach that combines student-directed learning with teacher-guided, project-based, thematic curricula. Our students and teachers learn together in a civic-minded community that highly values friendships and intellectual curiosity. Tremont employs research-based practices, and seeks candidates who appreciate and want to be part of a dynamic learning environment that emphasizes expertise in learning to learn over content learning, and approaches curriculum as dynamic, changeable, and responsive. Tremont is a highly inclusive school community and creates a learning environment for all students, regardless of race, religion, color, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or economic background.
As the Tremont School curriculum is dynamic and changing, each educator, including the Integrated Science Teacher, has a high level of responsibility for the creation of the evolving curriculum of the school. Most educators also serve in an Advisor role and participate in the study and practice of Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS).
- A strong commitment to Tremont School’s mission and vision
- Highly energetic, highly motivated individual
- A sense of humor, an optimistic outlook, a love of kids, an open mind and a desire to make a difference in an innovative school
- Ability to thrive in a dynamic and flexible environment
- Strong team player and collaborator
- Experience with project-based, thematic, and integrated learning
- Experience with a wide variety of assessment approaches
- An ability to discern students strengths and challenges; to build on strengths and to support challenges to help move students toward thoughtful self-determination
- An ability to assist learners in finding learning paths that build upon their passions and interests
- Broad knowledge and understanding of various fields of Science and an appreciation of an integrated Science approach
- Willingness to take student perspectives seriously in solving problems
- Competence creating and/or tailoring curriculum to meet the needs of a diverse population of learners
- Interest in social/emotional learning as an important part of classroom and school life
- Bachelor’s degree required, graduate degree preferred.
About Tremont School:
Tremont School is a small independent day school for grades 5-12 and post graduates located in Concord, MA. In its eleventh year, Tremont’s mission is to provide an innovative approach to education that (re)ignites a passion for learning, honors and embraces students’ individuality, and empowers them to be critical thinkers and compassionate citizens. The Tremont School learning community values developing trust, building connections and fostering independence.
Tremont School’s Core Beliefs:
- Students thrive when they feel connected to what they are learning and contribute to a community
- Strong communities are built on a foundation of respect for diversity of thought, learning styles, personality, and culture
- Students need to learn how to navigate their own learning in order to become life-long learners
- The richest learning environment integrates physical, social, emotional and cognitive lives
- Tremont School is a collaboration among students, teachers, parents, and the community
The Tremont School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or gender identity in its employment practices, administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter along with at least two professional references to email@example.com for immediate consideration.