Science Teacher (one-year position 2020-21) Job description
Miquon is looking for a specialist science teacher to work with all children in the school, age 3 through 6th grade, for the academic year 2020-21 (one year leave substitute).
The science teacher is one of five specialist teachers who meet regularly with all children in the school. Group size is flexible but typically specialists meet with 9-12 students at a time.
The curriculum includes scientific methodology, core science subjects, and environmental stewardship.
The person we are seeking will most likely be in mid-career, with at least 5-8 years of teaching experience at the elementary level and a strong background in science. We expect this teacher to have a deep love of nature and the outdoors, and to be able to lead outdoor classes on and off the Miquon campus. They will be able to move easily into a strongly collegial professional environment, where collaboration, participation, creativity, and flexibility are highly prized attributes. Proven experience of designing and implementing curriculum is a must.
Salary is commensurate with experience, plus benefits.
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org before July 22nd, 2020.
Must pass background check. Must be able and willing to work on campus if Miquon returns to in-person school next year. Details of Miquon's comprehensive COVID-19 safety and learning plan are available on our website.
About The Miquon School
The Miquon School is a community that is diverse along ethnic, economic, and religious lines and is actively seeking staff members who represent and broaden that diversity.
We are a small progressive elementary school, Nursery - 6th Grade, located on 10 wooded acres in a valley just outside of Philadelphia. Founded in 1932, we remain dedicated to preserving childhood, using innovative student-centered teaching practices, and developing children's knowledge of and appreciation for the environment.
The Miquon School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation in the employment of staff, admission of students, granting of financial aid, or the administration of school policies.