The Agnes Irwin School, an all-girls' Pre-K through 12th-grade independent school in the Philadelphia suburbs, is committed to fostering the intellectual and personal growth of girls and young women. Providing its students with a rigorous academic education, AIS is dedicated to developing each student's highest potential in intellect, character, and physical well-being.
Currently, The Agnes Irwin School is seeking a dynamic, creative Middle School Science Teacher, to serve as a Long-Term Substitute Teacher from mid-October through the end of the December, 2020. The duties of this full-time, temporary position include teaching two sections of 5th grade (introduction to engineering) and one section of 6th grade (life) science, proctoring study halls, supervising an advisory group, and any other additional after school or evening commitments associated with this position. Candidates should possess a passion for teaching and enjoy working in an academic environment with colleagues who value collaboration as well as independence. Successful candidates will have a proven record of teaching middle level science classes, engaging students in class, managing a classroom in an effective and safe manner, and inspiring a love of learning.
Successful candidates will possess:
B.A./B.S. in Science or related discipline with strong coursework in a life science discipline; advanced degree is preferred
Previous experience teaching is strongly preferred
Strong technology skills are required; experience working with various educational platforms highly desired
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
Ability and desire to work with middle school aged children
Knowledge and commitment around diversity, equity, and inclusion practices and the impact it has on the classroom climate and curriculum
A desire to seek feedback and practice a growth mindset
Willingness and ability to work on campus
The Agnes Irwin School does not discriminate in any term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic or status protected by federal, state, or local law.
About The Agnes Irwin School
The Agnes Irwin School is a Pre-K through 12, all-girls' school located in Rosemont, PA