Middle School Physical Science Teacher Spring 2019
The-Nightingale Bamford Schook
September 21, 2018
New York, New York
Full Time - Faculty
Job Opening: Full-Time Middle School Physical Science Teacher Spring 2019 (semester leave replacement)
Founded by two bold, visionary entrepreneurs in 1920–the same year that women won the right to vote–The Nightingale-Bamford School gives girls from diverse backgrounds a rigorous college preparatory education. The school is widely recognized as one of the top girls’ schools in the country. There are currently 654 students enrolled in the school (Lower School 223; Middle School 199 and Upper School 233). Average class size is 12, student to faculty ratio is 6:1. The school is located on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, in the Carnegie Hill neighborhood, near many museums and Central Park. Eighty full-time faculty members teach in the technologically advanced school house. Nearly all graduates attend four-year, “highly selective” colleges and universities. http://www.nightingale.org
Description of the Middle School Physical Science Teacher:
We are seeking a middle school science to assume a three-quarter teaching position in the Science Department beginning in the spring of 2019 for a semester leave replacement position. Responsibilities include teaching three sections of physical science to Class VIII. She/he is expected to attend Science Department meetings and collaborate with department colleagues to support the overall program, as well as attend faculty meetings and support the larger school community in various ways. A bachelor’s degree in science is required and an advanced degree is preferred.
At Nightingale-Bamford, the Science Department works collaboratively to develop curriculum, so applicants should be excited to work as a team. This is a school that values camaraderie, and one where teachers continue to learn and grow along with their students. Those applying should have a commitment to excellent teaching, best math teaching practices, and continued professional development.
Nightingale-Bamford is deeply committed to diversity and an inclusive curriculum and community. We actively encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds and from individuals of all races, nationalities, and beliefs.
Bachelor degree required; Master degree preferred
At least three years of experience teaching students in middle school and high school either in an outreach program or directly with an institution.
Founded in 1920, Nightingale-Bamford is an independent school for girls, enrolling 592 students from Kindergarten through Class XII. The schoolhouse consistes of 97,000 square feet with a regulation-size gymnasium, auditorium with computerized sound and lighting systems, state-of-the-art science laboratories, computer rooms and library technology. The school is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools.Full-time faculty members:92 Average tenure at Nightingale: 11 years