Sacramento Country Day School, the regional leader in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade independent school education since 1964, seeks a Science teacher in our Middle School (grades 6-8) for the 2021-22 school year.
This full-time position will include teaching sixth grade Science, which is an introductory survey course in physical science with a focus on physics and chemistry. Candidates will also be prepared to integrate themselves in the life of the school, including, but not limited to, teaching courses in the elective program, serving as an advisor to middle school students, and chaperoning field trips.
The successful candidate will have the following attributes:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; graduate degrees preferred.
Experience and expertise that align with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and our Middle School Science program.
Demonstrated successful teaching experience and someone who enjoys working with children.
Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the Country Day community.
Strong commitment to equity and inclusion.
School requirements include: Background check, First Aid/CPR training (school sponsored), negative TB result.
Sacramento Country Day School’s mission is to inspire intellectual discovery and engage a diverse community to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately. Sacramento Country Day School teachers are active in the school community, many serving as advisors, trip chaperones, and coaches. The ideal candidate will add strength to a wide range of programs and embrace a diverse and powerful learning community.
Sacramento Country Day School is an inclusive community and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. To apply, please send a single .pdf file that includes a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three (3) references to Rommel Loria, Head of Middle School, at [email protected]
About Sacramento Country Day School
Sacramento Country Day School, the leading elementary, middle, and secondary school in Sacramento and throughout the region, inspires intellectual discovery and engages a diverse community to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately. Country Day's core values, as outlined in our mission statement, include: Intellectual Discovery, Diversity, Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Compassion. Serving 485 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, Country Day is located in Sacramento, California, between San Francisco and Lake Tahoe, with both roughly 90 minutes away.