Upper School Science Teacher

Fairfield Country Day School, a K-9 all-boys school in Connecticut, is seeking an Upper School Science teacher for the 2021-2022 academic year. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, along with a current resume and list of professional references, to Margot Pearce, Head of School. margot.pearce@fairfieldcountryday.org
Responsibilities:
  • Leverage relational teaching practices and best practices for engaging boys to make the study of science accessible and engaging to early adolescents
  • Serve as an Upper School (Grades 7–9) advisor
  • Collaborate collegially with Upper School faculty, participating as fully as possible in the life of the division beyond Science program
  • Communicate clearly and directly with boys, parents, and colleagues
  • Challenge and support all learners through differentiation and adherence to any recommendations provided by outside psychologists
  • Assist athletic program by coaching teams
  • Assist with co-curricular offerings
  • Maintain curriculum maps and prepares lessons thoroughly
  • Participate in family-style dining program with boys
  • Proctor study halls
  • Assist in enforcing school rules and policies
  • Other duties as assigned by Head of School
 Qualifications
  • Experience working with early adolescent boys
  • Independent school experience or familiarity is desirable
  • BA in Science is desirable
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