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Math and Science Teacher

Job Type

Full Time

Math and Science Teacher


About the Role

Wye River Upper School is now reviewing applications for a talented and innovative math & science educator. We are looking for a candidate who is committed to cultivating an exceptional academic experience for students with learning differences. This educator is a collaborator in a dynamic educational community. The candidate of choice applies a growth mindset both personally and professionally; they inspire others to do the same through optimism, flexibility, and teamwork. The selected candidate should have a desire to contribute to the school community by sharing their passions and participating in school functions, professional development, field trips, and other special activities.

We are searching for a Math and Science Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. Science classes may include honors and regular level instruction and the ability to run related labs. There is some flexibility in courses taught by this instructor depending on areas of expertise, including physical science, inquiry science, and other related science courses. Math courses may include Algebra and Geometry. The position will include sections in both math and science dependent upon need and the teacher’s area of expertise.


- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in science, mathematics, or related field.

- Teacher certificate in secondary education preferred or demonstrated teaching skills and experience

- Experience working with special education populations is a plus, Certificate in Special Education a plus, though not required

- Excellent oral, written, and organizational skills

- Comfortable working with technology including a 1:1 laptop program, google applications, and an online learning management system

- Genuine excitement for and the ability to work with upper middle and high school students

Professional Responsibilities

- Teaches multiple sections of math and science courses which may include grades 8-12

- Plans for unique, project-based, and student-centered learning

- Contributes to the math and science curriculum by providing information and commentary pertinent to course content considerations

- Collaborates with other math and science teachers on staff

- Creates, collaborates, and analyzes authentic student data to drive instruction

- Establishes math course outlines and objectives by following curriculum guidelines, and state and school system goals

- Assesses student work by preparing, administering, and scoring tests; reviewing and correcting written assignments; evaluating student learning

- Involves parents in student development by providing information and comments
regarding academic and social progress; suggesting available educational and social improvement resources; addressing parent concerns; answering questions and requests

- Maintains classroom order by establishing rules and procedures for student participation and movement, adhering to rules for a clean, safe, and healthy environment

- Maintains student records by documenting learning accomplishments, attendance and behavior

- Participates in school meetings, professional development, field trips, and special activities

- Demonstrates a commitment to student learning, and personal growth, and embraces a growth mindset through daily actions and attitude

- Partakes in off-site experiential trips which may include an overnight experience

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to

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