Gindi Maimonides Academy is looking for a credentialed science teacher with a minimum of 3 – 5 years lead science teaching experience for the current 2020-2021 school year. The new science teacher will lead the Maimonides middle school science team in curriculum design, instruction, student relations, grading, and all other required duties of a classroom teacher. All science instructors will participate in offered professional development courses and workshops.
Qualifications and Skills:
3 – 5 years teaching experience as a science teacher
Ability to design curriculum, lesson plans, and teach 6th grade Earth and Space Science, 7th grade Life Science, and 8th grade Physical Science
Previous experience working with students in upper elementary, middle school, or high school
Knowledge of, and experience with implementing the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Warm, enthusiastic educator who can serve as a role model to middle school students
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Plan and teach science in grades 6 - 8
Refine and adjust the current science curriculum as needed
Encourage scientific literacy and inquiry-based thought
Differentiate for individual students based on their unique needs so all students are appropriately engaged
Incorporate multiple techniques of instruction, including discussion, hands-on labs and activities, independent writing assignments, and the use of all appropriate visual aids
Plan and coordinate class field trips and class speaking engagements when appropriate
Plan and coordinate the bi-annual science fair
Create a classroom environment of respect that encourages students to take risks and strive to reach goals
Communicate and enforce high expectations and standards for behavior and performance
Initiate and maintain timely communication with parents
Collaborate with colleagues
Hours: Teaching is in person on campus 7:45 - 4:30 Monday - Thursday, 7:45 - 2:30 Friday
Salary: $65,000.00 to $75,000.00/ year
If you are looking for a school to call home, Gindi Maimonides Academy is the school for you!
Gindi Maimonides Academy is a leading independent day school servicing over 575 children in preschool through grade 8. The campus is conveniently located on the border of West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. Academic excellence and the development of children with strong character are cornerstone aspects of Gindi Maimonides Academy.
We are an accredited preschool - 8th grade Independent School located in Los Angeles. The school is warm and friendly, with students motivated to learn and parents who support education. Class size approximately 20. The school is a great place to teach. Most teachers stay for many years.