Purnell School seeks candidates for the position of STEM Teacher. This is a full-time, long-term position beginning immediately. Candidates should be committed to being a part of a nurturing community of educators who strive to create an enriching, dynamic, supportive, and multisensory learning environment for bright girls who learn differently. The ideal candidate will be well-rounded and flexible in the STEM field.
Founded in 1963, Purnell enjoys a long history of progressive, college preparatory education for girls who learn differently. Purnell is distinguished by our Learning & Wellness approach to all academic and student life experiences, our student-centered teaching and learning, and our warm and caring community.
Provide effective and supportive instruction for students with diverse learning profiles, including language-based learning disabilities and ADHD.
Teach courses such as Algebra I, Biology, and Anatomy & Physiology
Developing an engaging, inquiry-based curriculum with the assistance of the department chair
Maintain accurate and complete records
Attend selective professional development conferences/seminars to further enhance professional knowledge
Provide support to several students as their Advisor, the main communicative link between students and their families.
Work collaboratively with faculty and administrators.
Demonstrate a sincere interest in teaching and learning and a positive growth mindset.
Bachelor's degree in a math or science discipline (Master's degree preferred, Special Education preferred)
Experience teaching students with learning differences preferred
Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting
Experience with technology integration
Experience with differentiated instruction
A passion for innovative instruction techniques and commitment to Purnell’s learning and wellness approach to education
Please submit letter of interest, c.v., and three contacts to serve as references to Ms. Tracy Haswell, Academic Dean, at [email protected]
About Purnell School
Purnell School is a creative and progressive boarding and day school for girls who learn differently. Our community of research-dedicated faculty and staff serve grades 9-12 and post-grad students who strive to think outside the box. At Purnell, young women find their voices and thrive. Purnell provides a rigorous and supportive college preparatory curriculum and many opportunities for leadership on campus.
Purnell School is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in the community and does not discriminate on the basis of color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation. The Purnell School is a nonsectarian independent school located in Pottersville, NJ, an hour from New York City.