Watkinson School, offering inventive teaching to Hartford and surrounding communities since 1881, seeks a full-time Science Teacher for students in grades 9-12. 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.
The successful applicant will be current in their field of study and passionate about developing relevant and timely curricula. Responsibilities include teaching upper school courses, including Biology, as well as the possibility of an 11th/12th grade elective within the Science Department. Other duties include supervising clubs, being an academic advisor, and taking on other aspects of school life and activity.
A degree in a related field is necessary. The ideal candidate is a passionate and skillful educator and collaborator who is eager to invest their talents in becoming part of a thriving academic community. They will bring their full self and identity to our community to teach and lead students in learning about the field and themselves. They will be committed to anti-racist education and teaching that focuses on inclusivity.
Watkinson is an equal opportunity employer and an open and affirming community that seeks candidates of diverse backgrounds. This 10-month position will begin in mid-August 2021. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references.