WHIN is currently seeking a Science Teacher who is ready to help grow a unique school community where compassion, kindness, and curiosity drive each and every day.

 

Specifically, the Science Teacher is responsible for:

  • Creating and maintaining a fun, engaging, and inclusive classroom culture where all students love to learn
  • Differentiating instruction to meet learners needs
  • Developing, modifying, and implementing curriculum and assessments for students with diverse learning needs
  • Driving academic outcomes for all students by analyzing data, differentiating instruction, and supporting each learner’s unique needs
  • Contributing to the Child Study Team assessments of student needs
  • Collaborating with colleagues to implement an effective science curriculum
  • Implementing a music-infused science curriculum
  • Inspiring students and fellow staff to perform at his or her highest potential 
  • Developing and maintaining strong and professional relationships with WHIN families
  • Uphold all school policies within the classroom
  • Attend designated school functions outside of school hours
  • Attend and participate in all school/parent meetings
  • Contribute to the planning and execution of all school-wide events
  • Receive and implement feedback from school leaders and other staff
  • Participate with enthusiasm in all school wide professional development
  • Perform necessary duties including but not limited to bus, lunch, and dismissal duties

 

Qualifications for the Science Teacher are:

  • Urban elementary teaching experience
  • NYS or equivalent Elementary Education Teaching Certification (B-2 or 1-6) with coursework in science education (Special Education Certification highly preferred)
  • Experience teaching science and exceptional knowledge of the Next Generation Science Standards
  • Demonstrated success raising achievement levels of all students
  • An unwavering belief that all students can achieve at a high level
  • Proven commitment and success working with students and families
  • The ability to thrive in a startup environment
  • The ability to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic, and exciting school
  • A sense of humor and kindness towards your colleagues

 

Advanced proficiency in one or more of the following areas is strongly preferred

  • Bilingual (Spanish)
  • Music performance
  • Early Childhood teaching experience and/or certifications
  • Project Based Learning and Inquiry Based Learning
  • Responsive Classroom, Love & Logic Student Management, and Restorative Justice models