Washington Episcopal School is an independent school serving nursery through eighth grade, located in Bethesda, Maryland. WES is looking for a dynamic teacher of middle school level math and science (Math 6, Pre-Algebra, Earth Science, Life Science) to join our faculty. The ideal candidate is an experienced classroom teacher at the middle school level who is excited to provide engaging, hands-on learning experiences in both subject areas. In Science, lab work and field study are integral elements of daily teaching and learning. In Math, a passion for numbers and solid pedagogical practice drives a joyful and active learning experience. As a member of a dedicated Middle School team, this full-time position includes Homeroom and/or Advisory responsibilities.
Washington Episcopal School is an independent, co-educational school for students from Nursery through Grade 8. Washington Episcopal School inspires academic and personal excellence within a joyful learning environment to develop students who are kind, confident, and prepared citizens of the world
WES is committed to a diverse and inclusive community and seeks applications for this position from candidates who will contribute to an environment in which all are valued and supported.
Teaching experience of 3-5 years in independent schools preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
High energy level, creativity, positive attitude, and flexibility
Ability to work collaboratively with other faculty to plan and implement curriculum
Proficiency in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion, cultural competence, and equitable classroom practices
Ability to foster critical thinking, problem solving, independence, and ethics in students
Experience with integrating technology in the classroom including interactive whiteboards and laptops
Ability to successfully develop and maintain positive relationships with students, colleagues, and school families
Willingness to support the philosophy of the school
About Washington Episcopal School
Founded in 1986, Washington Episcopal School is an independent, co-educational school for students from Nursery through Grade 8. WES believes that learning should be joyful, because academic excellence and happy children belong together. The School represents a diverse community, where the uniqueness of each member of the school is celebrated. WES develops children into kind, confident, and prepared young adults.
Washington Episcopal School is an equal opportunity employer.