Rye Country Day School is seeking a full time Middle School Science Teacher to join the faculty beginning in the fall of 2021. Rye Country Day School is a coeducational, PreK-12, college preparatory school located in Westchester County, New York dedicated to providing students with an excellent education using both traditional and innovative approaches. We are actively committed to creating and sustaining a school community that is nurturing, supportive, diverse, and inclusive, one in which all students can participate fully and achieve their maximum potential through academic, athletic, creative, and social endeavors. We expect and promote moral responsibility and strive to develop strength of character within a respectful school community.
Specific responsibilities of the position include:
Teach 5 sections of Middle School physical science
Design and execute inquiry-based and hands-on lab experiences
Serve as an academic advisor
Write student reports, as required
Communicate and collaborate effectively with students, colleagues, and families
Utilize technology in classroom, as appropriate
Attend all school, division, and department meetings
Seek and participate in professional development opportunities
Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Physics, or similar subject area; Master’s degree or higher preferred
3-5 years of experience teaching in a middle school setting
A well-developed sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse backgrounds of community members; a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Genuine excitement for working with middle schoolers
Excellent oral, written, and organizational skills
Facility with laptop technology and remote/hyflex teaching and learning
Ability to support the extra-curricular life of the school
Commitment to professional development and personal growth
Excitement for the school’s various initiatives
RCDS seeks faculty and staff who support our mission to foster a lifelong passion for learning, understanding, and service in an ever-changing world, and who share our commitment to creating and sustaining a vibrant, thriving, and inclusive multicultural learning community. The school is committed to providing invigorating and supportive work experiences for its diverse community of employees. Faculty and staff are offered meaningful opportunities for professional development, growth, and leadership; highly competitive salaries; and extensive benefits. RCDS is committed to diversity and inclusion throughout the community and curriculum. Please visit our website - http://www.ryecountryday.org - to learn more about the school's rigorous curriculum, values, and strategic initiatives.
Rye Country Day School is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal, state, and local laws which prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and veteran status.