Science Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

The Woodward School, Quincy, MA



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
  • Minimum 3 years experience preferred


Reports to: Assistant Head of School or designee


Job Goal: To provide informed, engaged instruction in one or more subject areas and support students to optimize their capabilities.




  1. Implement the program core values and mission.
  2. Establish and implement behavioral norms and maintain consistent routines in the classroom and throughout the school building.
  3. Provide differentiated classroom instruction through the implementation of curriculum content, methods and materials, guided by the MA Curriculum Frameworks and Common Core State Standards.
  4. Formulate lesson plans, monthly projected plans, and curriculum plans as specified by Supervisor.
  5. Be willing and prepared to be a practitioner of diversity, equity, and inclusion practices in pedagogy.
  6. Showcase innovation in all classroom practices, both with and without the utilization of a variety of technologies.
  7. Review of all cumulative records of assigned students including IEPs, evaluations, progress notes, status reports, medical background, etc.
  8. Maintain parent contact in cooperation with other school staff (i.e., phone log, e-mail, etc.).
  9. Maintain collaborative communication with staff to ensure consistent educational delivery.
  10. Attend to assigned duties (i.e., lunch, morning duty, clubs, advisory, affinity groups, etc.).
  11. Attend weekly staff meetings, in-service training, parent meetings, student-centered staff meetings.
  12. Establish goals to continue professional growth and development.
  13. Maintain a respectful, positive, pro-active professional attitude.
  14. Develop an ongoing, problem solving relationship with supervisor, seeking guidance as necessary.
  15. Use a wide variety of assessments including individual, common and external assessments to inform and evaluate teaching and learning.
  16. Compile progress and report card grades and/or individual student progress reports as required and within estimated timelines.
  17. Communicate student progress regularly with parents and/or community when necessary.
  18. Attend special school events, admissions open houses and info sessions


Note:  The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.

The Woodward School

Quincy, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School