Full-Time Middle School Science Teacher

Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
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Philadelphia, PA, USA; bryn mawr, pa, usa
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Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, an independent Jewish day school in suburban Philadelphia, seeks an experienced, dynamic and caring educator to serve as a full-time Middle School Science teacher and advisor beginning September, 2022. The available position will involve courses that include environmental, physical and life science topics. Interested candidates must have the ability to collaborate with colleagues, to develop a student-centered curriculum, and to foster a growth mindset for each of their students. Developing an inclusive environment where students feel safe to take risks in their learning is a central value for the Barrack science program. In addition, the candidate should seek professional growth and learning through team meetings, professional development opportunities and collaboration with Barrack educators. The candidate must enjoy middle school students and teach with energy, enthusiasm and a strong work ethic. Students and faculty are guided by the four values in our school’s Derech Eretz Honor Code:  Honor/Kavod, Moral Courage/Ometz Lev, Kindness/Hesed, and Community/Kehillah.

Qualifications include:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a strong background in educating Middle School students grades six through eight. Master’s degree candidates are preferred
  • Interest in development of science curriculum in the context of real-world learning, STEAM and hands-on projects and assessments.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills, with experience in effective communication with parents, students, teachers and staff
  • Ability to function as a member of a team with administrators, teachers, students, and parents
  • A positive and strong work ethic
  • Ability to differentiate science instruction for students within a heterogeneous classroom setting
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a timely manner
  • Proficiency in the use of classroom technology, including but not limited to: Google Suite, learning management systems, and email management.

For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter to Aaron Silver, Science Department Chair (asilver@jbha.org).

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