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  • Thursday, April 18, 2019 11:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Wade Institute for Science Education (formerly MITS) is a not-for-profit corporation whose mission is to

    promote the teaching of participatory, inquiry-based science, mathematics and technology/engineering

    education at the K-12 levels in partnership with museums and other non-profit organizations. The Wade

    Institute provides professional learning programs and resources for K-12 formal and informal educators. The

    Director of Education administers and maintains the Wade Institute’s programs, supervises education staff and

    assists with developing new initiatives. This is a full-time position based in Quincy, MA with some travel

    throughout Massachusetts.

    A complete job posting can be found here.

  • Monday, April 08, 2019 10:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The Northeastern University Marine Science Center is recruiting for our Beach Sisters Fellowship. See details below/attached. Please share as you are able!

    Overview:

    Since 1967, Northeastern University’s Marine Science Center (MSC) has generated outstanding teaching and research in the marine sciences, and interacts with the public via our Outreach Program, which reaches ~10,000 people per year through various educational programs and events. The MSC and Girls Inc. of Lynn have developed the Beach Sisters program in order to pair the resources of an informal science education center with a community-based organization, to help pave the way for girls living in an environmental justice community to develop scientific inquiry and citizenship skills, and to learn about studies and careers in marine science. The Fellow will be responsible for coordinating and implementing the Beach Sisters program including mentoring six teen Peer Leaders and working with them to plan and deliver marine/environmental science after school programs to and participate in environmental service learning projects in the community.

    Click here for the full service description and application instructions.


  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019 3:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Buckingham Browne & Nichols

    Job Posting Notice

    Position Open:   Middle School Science Teacher

    Date Posted:  February 2019              Date available:  Fall 2019

    Department:  Middle School Science

    Contact Information:

    Questions about this position should be emailed to: vtaylor@bbns.org - (Please, no phone calls/e-mails to Head’s office and/or HR.)

    Job Summary

    BB&N is seeking an experienced, full-time science teacher to teach seventh and eighth grade science. The candidate hired will teach three to four classes and work in our co-curricular/ Advisory program, advise students and support student programs, such as science club. Additional responsibilities will vary according to current program need and new initiatives. The science program in grade seven introduces students to topics in physics (forces, motion and energy), while science in the eighth grade explores the general principles of chemistry. Both classes incorporate hands-on activities and independent projects, and technology is infused throughout the curriculum.  

    About BB&N

    BB&N, a coeducational day school in Cambridge, MA, was established in 1974 by the merger of two independent schools, the Buckingham School and the Browne & Nichols School, founded respectively in 1889 and 1883. Located on multiple campuses, we work as one School in pursuit of excellence. We celebrate the diversity of our community, which enriches our daily experience. At BB&N we foster intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and a deep concern and respect for others.

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in laboratory or environmental science or a related field, a masters' degree in education or science and experience teaching middle school science. A strong background in technology is required.

    In addition, the candidate will demonstrate the following:

    • Passion for working with middle school aged students

    • Commitment to promoting a growth mindset

    • Capacity to communicate effectively with students, parents and colleagues

    • Excellent writing skills

    • Warmth and a positive spirit

    • Collaborative and flexible approach to working with colleagues

    • High standards of professional conduct

    • Commitment to fostering an inclusive community

    To Apply: Please visit the employment opportunities page at www.bbns.org or click http://www.bbns.org/about/employment-opportunitiesto complete your online application.  Please upload your Cover Letter, Resume, Personal Statement and Reference List as a single combined Document.

    Buckingham Browne & Nichols School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender, national origin or ancestry, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or any non-job related physical or mental disability. We welcome candidates who will increase our diversity; we encourage candidates of color to apply.



  • Thursday, February 21, 2019 9:59 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Assistant Education Director

    The Wade Institute for Science Education (formerly MITS) is a not-for profit corporation whose mission is to promote the teaching of participatory, inquiry-based science, mathematics and technology/engineering education at the K-12 levels in partnership with museums and other non-profit organizations. The Wade Institute provides Professional Development programs and resources for K-12 formal and informal educators. The Assistant Education Director works closely with the Director of Education to coordinate and maintain current Wade Institute programs, provide programmatic and administrative support for these programs, and assist with developing new initiatives. This is a full time position based in Quincy, MA with some travel throughout Massachusetts.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Assist with the development, implementation, and coordination of week-long, graduate level Summer Professional Development Institutes for K-12 educators
    • Responsible for development, implementation and management of Professional Development Seminar Series for Wade Institute partner organizations
    • Assist with development, implementation and management of:
      • Customized Professional Learning Services for schools/school districts
      • Focus Workshops
    • Assist with organizing and presenting workshops and conference presentations for teachers, museum educators and informal educators
    • Work with Wade Institute Lead Educators to coordinate logistics, registration, marketing and record keeping for Summer Professional Development Institutes
    • Serve as the liaison for the Wade Institute to institutions of higher education providing graduate credit for Wade Institute graduate courses
    • Assist with marketing and promoting of Wade Institute programs and resources
    • Assist with mailings, record keeping and other office tasks as required

    Qualifications

    • Masters Degree in education, science or related field
    • Formal and/or informal teaching experience using inquiry based, hands-on methods
    • Experience with program development and delivery of professional learning programs for formal and/or informal educators
    • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work independently, collaboratively and in a team
    • Familiarity of National and Massachusetts education issues and STEM initiatives
    • Working knowledge of NGSS and MA STE Standards
    • Willingness to travel to meetings throughout MA
    • Knowledge of Schoology and Canvas learning platforms desirable

    Salary: Commensurate with experience

    Closing Date: Until the position is filled.

    For further information about the Wade Institute for Science Education, visit www.wadeinstitutema.org.

    To apply, send cover letter and resume to the Wade Institute for Science Education, 1354 Hancock Street, Suite 302, Quincy, MA 02169, or wadeinstitute@wadeinstitutema.org.

    The Wade Institute is an equal opportunity employer.

    Posted: February 8, 2019


  • Friday, November 23, 2018 10:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Towe Hill Botanic Garden is looking to hire some Teacher Naturalists for our children’s programs in the spring/summer 2019.

    Here is the job description for your review.


  • Friday, November 16, 2018 4:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Families throughout Central Massachusetts and MetroWest choose Bancroft School for its robust college-preparatory academics and supportive community. The Bancroft experience fosters good people who emerge as leaders, humanitarians, and globally engaged citizens. Bancroft students develop deep connections in the community, and form lasting relationships with faculty, coaches, and peers. Each child’s individual learning style and interests guide their explorations into core academics, arts, sports, and co-curriculars. Founded in 1900, Bancroft is Greater Worcester’s leading independent PreK–12 day school. 

    Bancroft seeks a full-time sixth grade science and math teacher and advisor beginning in January 2019. The ideal candidate for this position will have a life/environmental science background and experience with project-based learning. The candidate should also possess the ability to teach pre-algebra (we use the Math in Focus curriculum) and run an inquiry-based classroom while teaching young middle schoolers the various skills they need to succeed in sixth grade and beyond.

    Willingness to collaborate in the development of curriculum across disciplines within sixth grade is necessary, as well as a desire to seek opportunities for collaboration in the greater Worcester and Blackstone Valley communities.

    Candidates should be able to utilize technology as a teaching tool in our one-to-one device environment, and bring interests, expertise, and fresh ideas to our Middle School Clubs program. The ideal candidate will be excited to participate in all aspects of school life, including advising sixth grade students, leading clubs during the school day, and potentially coaching in our interscholastic sports program.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    This job may be for you if you:

    • Have science/math teaching experience in a middle school classroom.

    • Feel a strong personal alignment with Bancroft School’s mission and values.

    • Feel a strong professional alignment with Bancroft’s Learning Laboratory Method, a project-based approach to teaching and learning.

    • Have experience or expertise teaching students with language-based learning differences and understand the philosophies that drive our Hope Graham Program.

    • Can be a model for adolescents and colleagues when it comes to working hard, having a good sense of humor, staying curious, trying new things, being enthusiastic, and demonstrating original and creative thinking, all while being kind and inclusive.

    • Are willing to search for fresh and creative opportunities to strengthen and build upon Bancroft’s Middle School program.

    • Are fearless about jumping in wherever and whenever you’re needed.


    A Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related subject matter is required. An advanced degree is preferred.

    If interested, please email a cover letter, resume, and references to Nichole Aubin, assistant to the Head of School, at naubin@bancroftschool.org.

    Bancroft School is an equal opportunity employer



  • Monday, August 13, 2018 4:36 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    MITS is in search of a full-time Assistant Education Director to join our staff. Complete details can be found at the MITS announcement.

  • Tuesday, July 03, 2018 7:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Vincent J. Gallagher Middle School in Smithfield, RI is looking for a middle school dual certified math/science teacher for a two person team.  Applicants can apply on SchoolSpring. 

    Position Overview:

    The math/science dual-certified core teacher will complete a middle school mini-team. This teacher will be responsible for both math and science classes.

    Requirements:

    RI Department of Education Middle School Endorsement (05-08) in both Mathematics and Science.

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    - Exhibits a personal interest, an enthusiastic attitude, and an appropriate disposition for teaching middle school aged children.

    - Demonstrates a deep understanding and passion for his/her subject areas and a genuine disposition of lifelong learning.

    - Thoughtfully advocates for and supports all students with rich, deep and engaging learning experiences.

    - Collects and maintains appropriate records of student progress and provides timely and accurate oral and written feedback to students and parents.

    - Uses a variety of data to evaluate strengths and challenges of students, makes decisions to improve student learning, and designs instruction to meet the needs of all students.

    - Regularly uses formative and summative assessments to develop, guide, and/or modify instruction to accommodate individual and student group needs.

    - Makes appropriate provisions for individual students who have particular learning differences or needs.

    - Creates team experiences and activities designed to foster students’ sense of belonging.

    - Collaboratively plans with other grade level subject area specialists as well as with his/her fellow teammate.

    - Collaboratively works with other school professionals to meet the needs of the students on the team.

    - Serves as a member of the school core subject departments to design, implement, and monitor the subject area curriculum.

    - Perform other job related duties as assigned by school administration.


  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018 2:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Middle School Science Teacher – Newton Public Schools

    General Description:

    The General Science Teacher is responsible for planning, organizing, developing and conducting a comprehensive teaching and instruction program for middle school students in grades 6 and 8.
     

    Qualifications:

     
    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
     

    ·       Bachelor’s degree in subject area and requisite licensure as defined by the DESE 

    ·       Ability to handle multitude of varying and complex issues

    ·       Excellent oral and written communication skills

    ·       Ability to use technology effectively

     
    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
     

    ·       Experience teaching middle school students in subject area

    ·       Knowledge of behavior management and behavior shaping strategies, techniques and methods, and conflict resolution procedures

    ·       Ability to work autonomously and make independent decisions

    ·       Ability to organize tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks

    ·       Good judgment and good problem-solving skills 

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES (not limited to):

     

    ·       Prepare and deliver instructional lessons with clear and measurable outcomes

    ·       Provide appropriate and effective learning experiences for students from a wide range of socio-economic levels and cultural backgrounds

    ·       Design and demonstrate differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all students.

    ·       Implement accommodations and curricular modifications as specified in educational plans (IEPs) and as needed to meet the learning needs of students

    ·       Provide a motivating and stimulating learning environment

    ·       Use a variety of formal and informal assessments to accurately measure student progress toward and to modify further instruction.

    ·       Use a computer and other technology to support student learning in and out of the classroom

    ·       Provide students with support (remediation and enrichment) using a variety of strategies

    ·       Collaborate with colleagues on curriculum, lesson and assessment design

    ·       Participate actively in faculty, department and team meetings

    ·       Set professional development goals, develop professional development plans, and participate in professional development activities that improve teaching practice

    ·       Communicate effectively with students, colleagues, parents, and the community

    ·       Follow safety procedures and written and verbal instructions

    ·       Other duties as needed 

    Work Environment & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Work Environment
    Majority of work is performed in a school/classroom environment.  The noise level in the environment is usually moderate. Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function. Rarely absent or late unless the situation is of an emergency nature.
     
    Physical Requirements:
    While performing the duties of this job, the teacher is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, talk, and hear.  The teacher is regularly required to bend, stoop, crouch and/or kneel.  The teacher is occasionally required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds.  Must have sufficient mobility to navigate within a large school building.
     
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

     

    Newton Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Newton Public Schools ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other class as protected by law.  The Newton Public Schools places a high value on diversity and active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and staff. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the district human resources office.

    Apply now at: https://www.applitrack.com/newton/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Middle+School+Teaching


  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018 4:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Stroud Water Research Center based in Avondale, PA is looking for our next full-time Watershed Education Specialist to join our education department. The position will assist with grant funded projects and teach programs for schools, teachers, and citizen scientists. We are looking for an early career educator with knowledge in freshwater systems.

     Please see the entire job announcement and information about how to apply here:

    https://stroudcenter.org/jobs/education-specialist/


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