The Cooper School is seeking a dynamic and experienced educator to teach Math and Science to Grade 5 and 6 in our new Middle School program and serve as an Advisor. Qualified candidates should be able to teach all levels of middle school mathematics, including algebra one and geometry, as we differentiate instruction. In Science, teachers should be able to put forward curriculum ensuring that students act as scientists every day. Our project-based curriculum integrates fundamental science concepts and skills from the physical, life, and earth sciences along with introductory robotics and engineering.
Teach 2 Math classes of about 20 students in the context of an integrated curriculum.
Teach 2 Science classes of about 20 students in the context of an integrated curriculum.
Work to ensure academic excellence by fully knowing students and adapting curricula to meet their needs
Collaborate in the design and implementation of an integrated curriculum
Collaborate with peers and specialists to engage students in deep, interdisciplinary project work.
Keep careful anecdotal and assessment records and use them to write accurate, comprehensive student reports
Act as an adviser to a group of middle school students
Commit to the academic and social mission of The Cooper School, which requires differentiation
Participate fully in the active and rich life of The Cooper School
Engage in ongoing communication with parents/guardians
Ideally, candidates should have experience with project-based learning, incorporate inquiry-based instruction and enjoy collaborating with their peers. Candidates should be able to demonstrate flexibility, creativity, enthusiasm, professionalism, and an understanding of the unique needs of Middle School students. The Cooper School sets high expectations for students and teachers.
About The Cooper School
The Cooper School is a private, independent, non-sectarian school that values the participation of families from diverse backgrounds. Founded in 2007, The Cooper School is a 501(c) 3 non-profit institution. A progressive and project-based school school, The Cooper School offers and exceptional holistic education for children in grades K-6. Academic excellence, stewardship of the environment, activity and creativity are all hallmarks of The Cooper School Curriculum.