Middle School Science Teacher, Maryknoll School

Feb 27 2023
Job Description


POSITION NAME:  Middle School Science Teacher


Middle School Science

REPORTS TO:  Middle/High School Division Head

EFFECTIVE DATE:  August 1, 2023




Who we are…

Maryknoll School is a Catholic, college-preparatory day school serving students in grades K-12. We are a nurturing and welcoming community that values academic excellence, lifelong learning, service to others, and the courage to imitate Jesus by word and example. Our academic model is based upon the following metaphor - school should help students establish their own landscape. At Maryknoll School, we want our students to create their own worlds filled with promise and potential. Our school motto is Noblesse Oblige, “to whom much is given, much is expected.”  To that end, we also encourage our students to foster a deep spiritual connection with one other and within their community. We believe that to be successful as an adult, students must learn independently, communicate effectively, understand how to set and meet goals, use technology efficiently and be financially and economically literate. For further information about Maryknoll School, go to https://www.maryknollschool.org. 


What we need….

Maryknoll School is seeking a Middle School Science Teacher with an unwavering commitment to student growth and success. We are looking for teachers who prioritize building authentic connections through engaging assessments that provide opportunities for students to demonstrate mastery over time. 


The ideal candidate has some or all of the following characteristics:

  • A love of science in all of its forms
  • Demonstrated success in teaching science to students in grades 6-8
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of teaching experience in public, charter, parochial, or independent school
  • Demonstrated ability to model, deliver, and craft rich student-centered learning experiences around science
  • Strongly believes that all students can, and should, enjoy a hand-on college-preparatory curriculum which includes project-based instruction
  • Thorough experience with the Next Generation Science Standards
  • Knowledge of effective differentiation and customization practices to support teaching students from diverse backgrounds, including learning differences
  • Interest in continuing professional development in science education
  • Interest in contributing to a school culture and community outside and beyond teaching
  • Enjoys working with students and colleagues in collaborative settings



  • Preparation of course materials, working from existing curricular frameworks, texts, and assessments
  • In-school tutoring and on-campus supervision duties during the school day
  • Willingness to participate in some aspect of the school's extracurricular life



  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.  Master’s Degree with 3 to 5 years of experience in a school setting preferred.