The College Bound Program (https://tinyurl.com/bcsj2018) at Boston College is seeking to hire a science teacher to join the teaching staff starting in September of 2019. The successful candidate will co-teach with a theatre teacher in the science-theatre class section, where 7-9th grade youth will collectively write and produce performing arts pieces around social and environmental justice topics that are personally relevant to them. As a part of this process, students will be involved in (1) investigating and learning about social and environmental justice issues; (2) engaging in coding and engineering to create props, stage set, lighting and sound; and (3) developing performances that highlight stories that are important to them around a social and/or environmental justice topic of their choosing.
The ideal candidate has teaching experience in urban middle school settings and is excited to co-plan with a teacher outside of their discipline in order to bring together science and theatre practices in a cohesive manner. In addition to planning and teaching with a theatre teacher, the successful candidate will be expected to work with project staff to ensure successful program implementation.
The position is funded by a series of National Science Foundation (NSF) grants that includes a collaboration with theatre directors, playwrights, scientists, and educators in science and theatre.
College Bound consists of approximately 18 Saturdays (8:30am-12pm) during the academic year and a 3-week summer program that takes place in July. The current rate of pay is $150/day for the Saturdays during the academic year and $200/day during the summer. To learn more about the Converge Science Theatre Project, please visit:
How to apply
The application for the science teacher position can be found online here:
Questions about the application process? Please contact Megan McKinley at email@example.com