Watkinson School, offering inventive teaching to Hartford and surrounding communities since 1881, seeks a full-time Upper School teacher to teach in the science department. Successful applicants will demonstrate creative approaches to instruction and a commitment to reaching all students. Applicants must possess enthusiasm for working in a dynamic environment, teaching heterogeneously grouped classes and developing and sustaining positive relationships with parents, faculty, school leadership, and staff.
This position includes teaching Environmental Science in the Upper School. It is a lab-based class, and experience teaching a student-centered, hands-on class is essential. A bachelor’s degree in science and proven successful experience teaching at the upper school or introductory college level required. In addition to classroom teaching responsibilities, this position includes academic advising and the potential for coaching a sport or moderating an afternoon activity and fully participating in school life.
Watkinson School is an equal opportunity employer and an open and affirming community. We seek candidates of diverse backgrounds. This position commences immediately and is a ten-month, academic year position. If interested, please send cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation.