Middle School Science and Math (Grades 7 and 8) Support

Faculty / Full-Time

Lesley Ellis School, Arlington, MA

Middle School Science and Math (Grades 7 and 8) Support

(Start date: ASAP)

Lesley Ellis, an independent school preschool-grade 8, seeks a 7th and 8th grade science and math teaching assistant who can support in the classroom and help students acquire and achieve a high level of interest and mastery in scientific and mathematical skills and critical thinking.

Candidates should be able to foster and maintain academic engagement and have a strong commitment to an anti-bias approach. We are looking for an individual who will bring enthusiasm to teaching and have the desire to work closely with a co-teacher to ensure an enriching, engaging, and challenging school experience. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the implementation of an innovative, creative, and challenging science and math curriculum for grades 7 and 8 in collaboration with the upper grades science/math teacher.
  • Establish relationships with all students based on respect for individual learning styles, developmental stages, and temperaments.
  • Foster open communication, decision-making, and problem-solving channels between parents, faculty, and administration.


  • Commitment to anti-bias education
  • Collaborative nature
  • Genuine enthusiasm for working with adolescents 
  • BA or BS in science, math or middle school education
  • Prior experience teaching upper elementary or middle school students preferred

School year position. Competitive salary and benefits.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to: 

Deanne Benson, Head of School


Lesley Ellis School is an equal opportunity employer.


Lesley Ellis School

Arlington, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender