Middle School Science and Math Teacher (Maternity Leave)

Faculty / Full-Time

Dedham Country Day School, Dedham, MA

Dedham Country Day School (DCD) seeks a well-qualified middle school science and math teacher to join the robust faculty in our Pre-Kindergarten to grade 8 community for the fall semester of 2023 (late August – December).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach four middle school classes in math and science to students in grades 6, 7 and 8
  • Provide advising to middle school students and engage in student life and activities 
  • Participate in the school community as a contributing member, through regular faculty/staff meetings and weekly coverage for recess and/or lunch duties

Strong candidates will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree with an advanced degree in science or education preferred 
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of teaching experience in science and/or mathematics
  • Strong organizational, time management, communication and interpersonal skills and a passion for working with children
  • Experience building an inclusive environment and an awareness of anti-bias teaching practices
  • A openness to integrate academic technology into the classroom experience
  • A willingness to be part of a collaborative team

School Mission and Philosophy:

DCD is proud to offer an educational experience that:

  • Provides to each child a unique educational balance of challenging academics, arts, and athletics;
  • Embraces an inclusive interdependent community of students, teachers, and parents that fosters trust and encourages children to take risks;
  • Creates independent, resilient, lifelong learners through engaging, developmentally based teaching designed to meet varied learning styles; and
  • Inspires students to become caring, ethical members of the larger world by emphasizing thoughtful citizenship and respect for self and others.

At DCD, our children develop a willingness to try, an ability to do, and a drive to care. We strive to provide a multicultural and anti-bias education which celebrates the diversity of our community and prepares children with the skills they need to connect and thrive in our diverse world. We believe that a broad range of experiences and viewpoints enhances learning and enriches life for students and faculty alike. We strongly encourage applications from people of color or educators from communities that are historically underrepresented in independent schools, and are committed to an inclusive school experience for all who work at DCD. Additionally, DCD places a high value on the professional growth of all faculty and staff and provides outstanding opportunities for individual professional development.

Application Information: 

Dedham Country Day School provides a competitive salary and benefits plan. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and three references to Katie Ouellette, Special Assistant to the Head of School at kouellette@dcds.net

Dedham Country Day School is an independent, coeducational Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 8 school located just west of Boston in Dedham MA. DCD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender, national origin or ancestry, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or any non-job related physical or mental disability. 

Dedham Country Day School

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