Upper School Science
Wilbraham & Monson Academy, Wilbraham, MA
WHO WE ARE
Wilbraham & Monson Academy is an independent college preparatory, coeducational middle and upper school for boarding and day students. Located in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, our student body of 410 students represents more than 30 countries.
ACADEMIC PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES
Wilbraham & Monson Academy seeks a full time Upper School Science teacher for the 2023-2024 academic year. The position requires the teaching of four sections of Upper School lab-based science – optimally two sections of Biology and two sections of our Grade 9 physics-based core science course. In addition to class instruction, faculty will contribute to department meetings and school-aligned initiatives and provide daily/weekly assignments and associated student feedback and grading on the school’s Canvas Learning Management System.
AFTERNOON/ATHLETIC / OTHER STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES
All faculty at Wilbraham & Monson Academy are also expected to participate in our afternoon program for two out of three seasons.
All faculty are also teamed with 5-6 students to whom they will serve as an advisor, meeting once per week and being responsible for checking in on their academic and social well being and progress.
If living on campus, faculty are asked to provide one night a week & one weekend a month of dorm supervision.
If living off campus, faculty are asked to provide four weekends a year of activity duty/supervision.
The ideal candidate will be an educator with the following qualifications:
- Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in English or relevant field
- Minimum of 2-3 years of successful classroom teaching experience
- Commitment to NexGen Science standards
- Demonstrated understanding of differentiated teaching and learning approaches
- Track record of collaboration with colleagues
- Athletic coaching experience
Wilbraham & Monson Academy is an independent coeducational school that offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package featuring generous paid time off, Employer Retirement (403b) Match, Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, along with Short Term and Long Term Disability, Privately insured Paid Family Medical Leave, Tuition Remission and Professional Development.