SCIENCE TEACHER, FT, GRADE 8

W.L. Gilbert School Corporation dba The Gilbert School ( learn more )

Winsted, Connecticut ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3893277
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 19, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 24, 2022

Job Description

Position Description - Middle School Science Teacher

Middle School Science  Grade 8
CT General Science # 034 Preferred

The Gilbert School Science Department is seeking experienced, creative, collaborative, professional candidates to teach middle school Science who have high academic expectations and believe that all children can achieve them.  Candidates should demonstrate a strong understanding of the Next Generation Science Standards and the inquiry approach. The candidates must also be strong collaborators and articulate their beliefs about how to contribute to a positive and energized middle school team.   The candidate will be asked to prepare engaging and thought-provoking lessons aligned with NGSS standards providing  hands-on laboratory experience with a project-based learning approach.

An interest in robotics and coaching a robotics team would also strengthen candidacy. 

Physics Teacher Requirements / Responsibilities:
CT Certification (034) General Science, 7-12

Understanding NGSS curriculum requirements, and creating syllabi, lesson plans, and educational content that satisfy these requirements.

Incorporate innovation and technology into teaching methodology.

Understand the needs, strengths, and weaknesses of students and structuring units around them.

Adjust teaching methods to suit different groups of learners.

Create engaging, stimulating project-based learning lesson plans.

Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all their students. 

Keep abreast of developments and research in the field, and use this to ensure lessons are relevant.

Attend meetings, training sessions, workshops, conferences, and other continuing education initiatives.

Keeping the line of communication open between students, staff, and parents.

Tutoring experience would be advantageous.

Patience, innovation, and knowledge of classroom management and student discipline.

Ability to foster and facilitate learning and classroom management

Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing

Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others

Organizational and problem solving skills

Excellent public relations

Interested candidates should complete online application at www.gilbertschool.org and include a letter of intent, resume, 3 letters of recommmendation, transcripts and certification.

All questions should be directed to Greg Shugrue, Head of School, at shugrueg@gilbertschool.org
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Science: General
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Greg Shugrue , Head of School
    • The Gilbert School
    • 200 WILLIAMS AVE
    • Winsted, Connecticut 06098
    • Phone: 8603798521
    • Fax: 8603796163
    • Email: click here

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