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Posted
February 12, 2019
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Position
7h/8th grade Science Teacher
Description
Stanbridge Academy seeks a talented, versatile, and engaging science teacher for its junior high division.

Stanbridge is a small, private, K-12 school in San Mateo, California serving students with mild-moderate learning differences. Class sizes are small (usually eight students and one teacher) to accommodate the needs of diverse learners.

In addition to a strong, standards-based academic program, Stanbridge emphasizes the development of social thinking skills, executive functioning, and positive self-concept. Successful teachers at Stanbridge match enthusiasm for subject matter with a strong interest in building meaningful, trusting relationships with students.Teachers work closely with the three other members of the junior high team.

We seek a science teacher who is interested in promoting deep understanding of concepts through hands on experiences: projects, field trips, and group work.

Required for this position:
Minimum of two years teaching experience in upper elementary, junior high, or high school
Interest and ability to build a hands-on science program
Bachelorís degree in education or a related field
Experience with special needs populations
Willingness to differentiate instruction, think outside the box, and teach in a variety of ways in an effort to reach students who struggle to learn
Willingness to attend 1-2 overnight trips per year with students
Confidence with the use of technology as instructional support
Calm, even temperament, and a great sense of humor


Preferred for this position:
A California or out-of-state teaching credential


Stanbridge Academy incorporates and models strong values of personal and shared responsibility, respect, inclusion and compassion, where every student is heard and celebrated.

Salary competitive and commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits include health, vision, dental, and a TIAA-CREF retirement plan.

Stanbridge Academy is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact
Julie Smith
[email protected]

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