The Wesley School
5th Grade Math/Science Associate Teacher
Lower School Science Associate
The Wesley School is seeking an enthusiastic and team-oriented educator to join The Wesley School in the position of a 5th Grade Math/Science Associate Teacher and Lower School Science Associate. A 5th Grade Math/Science Associate Teacher and Lower School Science Associate works closely with the 5th Grade Math and Science Teachers and the Lower School Science Specialist (“Lead Teachers”) and reports to the Assistant Head for Program. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the list below:
Supporting the Lead Teachers in teaching Math and Science to two sections of 5th grade students
Serving as a co-homeroom teacher, along with a Lead Teacher, for approximately 18 5th grade students
Supporting the Lower School Science Specialist in preparing for classes, as arranged with the Lead Teacher
Collaborating with the Lead Teachers on planning and assessments
Take primary responsibility for one aspect of either 5th grade math or science, as arranged in conjunction with the Lead Teachers
Work collaboratively with staff and other faculty to analyze student learning, differentiate instruction, support DEIJ work, and foster a positive school culture in line with the school’s mission and philosophy
Help track student learning in Math and Science classes and assist with report cards
Support school behavioral expectations and hold students accountable
Follow school protocol for communication and communicate effectively and professionally as needed with administrators, colleagues, outside professionals, and parents.
Participate in parent/teacher conferences twice a year and assist with report cards and narrative comments
Help plan and organize class field trips
Attend and participate in faculty and band level meetings, as well as periodic professional development days
Attend to your own personal and professional development, including in the realm of DEIJ work, in line with the school’s mission and values
Attend, and assist with assemblies and Communities (Grade level student presentations, Generations Day, Halloween, etc.)
Attend daytime and/or overnight field trips as required by grade level
Participate in recess and lunch supervision
Attend after school academic and community events
Support the School and its leadership.
The successful candidate will have the following minimum qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree (advanced degree and/or additional years teaching preferred)
Experience or strong familiarity with the Google suite, Google Classroom, and Smartboard technology.
Dedication to DEIJ and anti-racism practices
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and a current resume to [email protected] and include “5th Math/Science Associate Teacher position” in the subject line.
The Wesley School is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, age, disability, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, religion, and genetic information. Candidates of color and candidates from other groups traditionally underrepresented in independent schools are encouraged to apply. All Wesley employees must be fully vaccinated unless they qualify for an accommodation due to a disability or sincerely-held religious beliefs.
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