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Job Opportunity: Middle School STEM Teacher

6 Jun 2022 2:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Job Description

STEM Teacher (1.0)

Cyrus Peirce School

Nantucket Public Schools

Job Summary: Nantucket Public Schools seeks [1] dynamic Science or Computer Science Teacher at Cyrus Peirce Middle School. The purpose of the STEM Encore position is to provide additional opportunities for students to engage in STEM design thinking.  The STEM Specialist will facilitate hands-on STEM electives using Project Lead the Way Curriculum as well as place-based extensions to add relevancy to Nantucket.  

Minimum Requirements:

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • MA certification or the ability to be certified in General Science (5-8) or Digital Literacy/Computer Science (5-12)

Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience in middle school science and technology/engineering teaching or computer science

  • Passion for teaching science and technology/engineering and computer 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 PLTW units and lessons as well as developing opportunities that extend the learning into the Nantucket community

  • Arranging for guest speakers and/or field trips

  • Attending PLTW professional development prior to facilitating each new PLTW 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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