Middle School Science Teacher

Reports To

Dean of Faculty and Academic Programming

Job Overview

The Gregory School has a 5th grade through 8th-grade curriculum that spirals through strands of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics each year. Earth Science is integrated into Chemistry and Space is integrated into Physics.

The successful candidate will teach material from all 3 sciences. There will be an integrated assessment system to monitor student progress to ensure that learning is secure and will give them good preparation for the next grade. The focus is on active learning, through discussion, laboratory work, modeling, or other hands-on activities. The curriculum and assessment models used at the Gregory School are based on current best practices in terms of cognitive science.

The successful candidate is eager to join a community where professionalism and collaboration are valued.  Teachers joining The Gregory School faculty are open to growth and participation in rich curricular conversations. Being part of The Gregory School community includes creating Friday exploration courses and interim week activities that extend learning beyond the classroom curriculum.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • In collaboration with the Middle School team, prepare lessons in accordance with TGS Middle School Science Curriculum.
  • Make use of many, varied formative assessment tools, including retrieval practice, to judge student progress towards a secure knowledge, understanding, and ability to apply.
  • Make effective use of Google Classroom and Powerschool for communication with students and parents in relation to assignments and grades.
  • Work as an effective team member as part of the Middle School Science Team.
  • Communicate with parents appropriately as needed.
  • Utilize effective classroom management skills.
  • Advise a group of 10-13 students.
Qualifications

Candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science-related field
  • Prior experience teaching science in middle or upper grades
  • Teacher certification preferred
  • Ability to work well with people, especially adolescents
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
How to Apply

Please send a letter of interest, a résumé, and the contact information for three references to: Allycyn Jacobs, Dean of Faculty and Academic Programming at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


3231 N. Craycroft Road, Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: (520) 327-6395
Fax: (520) 327-8276
The Gregory School is an independent, private,
non-profit 501(C)(3), coed day school for grades 5-12.