Foote School seeks an experienced physical science teacher and middle school advisor to join its faculty in the fall of 2020. Foote serves 455 students in Kindergarten through ninth grade.
Foote School is known for its strong science program, which is built upon a shared philosophy of discovery through inquiry and a commitment to hands-on work.
The successful candidate will be a nurturing, flexible person who has a passion for science and who understands the developmental and cognitive needs of children. He or she should be able to communicate effectively with students, parents and peers and to employ a variety of instructional techniques to engage young learners. The successful candidate will have a commitment to our school’s mission, demonstrating teamwork, collaboration and service to the school community.
We are 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. We seek candidates who have a clear interest in being part of a community that challenges prejudice and is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Bachelor’s degree in physics, chemistry, earth science, or a related field
Minimum 2-4 years teaching experience
Experience in field, laboratory and classroom instruction
Experience with project-based and experiential learning
An understanding of the developmental needs of middle school students ages 11 to 15
An interest in serving as an advisor to a group of middle school students
Experience designing and implementing authentic assessment tools
An ability to work with colleagues in the department and the school community to deliver a thoughtful and innovative science experience
Experience using technology to enhance instruction and to communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues
Strong personal and interpersonal skills
Individuals interested in being considered for this position should send the following to email@example.com
A current resume
Letter of interest
An educational philosophy statement
Two letters of recommendation
List of three references
Thank you for your interest in Foote School!
About The Foote School
A coeducational school for students in Kindergarten - Grade 9 that reflects its motto, "Gladly will I learn and gladly teach" throughout its strong and varied curriculum. Seventeen-acre campus near downtown New Haven and Yale University.