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Job Posting: Middle School Science Teacher

6 Jun 2022 2:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Job Description

Science Teacher (1.0)

Cyrus Peirce School

Nantucket Public Schools

Job Summary

Nantucket Public Schools seeks [2] dynamic Science Teachers at Cyrus Peirce Middle School.  We have adopted OpenSciEd.  The successful candidate will have experience facilitating learning of disciplinary core ideas through engagement in the science and engineering practices.  He/She will also promote learning and growth of each student by facilitating high-quality learning experiences, utilizing meaningful student assessments to inform instruction, differentiating instruction, and maintaining a safe and effective learning environment.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks (Science and Technology/Engineering)

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • MA certification or the ability to be certified in General Science (5-8)

Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience in middle school science teaching 

  • Passion for teaching science

  • Strong knowledge of how to design instruction for three dimensional learning in science

  • Ability to assess learning using a variety of methods

  • Strong foundation in student-centered and culturally responsive pedagogy

  • Knowledge of differentiated instruction and response to intervention

  • Excellent classroom management skills

  • SEI endorsement

  • Ability to collaborate with teachers and administrators

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrating appropriate long and short term preparation for classroom instruction using OpenSciEd units and lessons

  • Attending OpenSciEd professional development prior to facilitating each new unit

  • Holding high expectations for all students and serving as a facilitator of student learning

  • Organizing and using a variety of teaching techniques, strategies, materials, and technology to maximize the learning of each student, individually and in group settings

  • Continuously assessing student progress, providing students and parents with specific feedback, and using the results to adjust instruction as needed

  • Collaborating with colleagues to examine student data, plan curriculum, and ensure appropriate learning experiences for all students

  • Completing other duties and professional responsibilities determined by administration

Contact Information:

Amanda Bardsley

STEM Director

Nantucket Public Schools


508-228-7285 x 1152

Adriene Lombardi

CPS Assistant Principal

Nantucket Public Schools


508-228-7283 x 1403

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