Middle School Science Teacher

The Derryfield School
Job Description

The candidate must be able and interested in teaching 6-8 grade Science, possess positive interpersonal skills, enjoy working with middle school students, and have the energy and interest to contribute to the school community in a variety of areas. Responsibilities of the position include a combination of classroom teaching, student advising, and leading or serving as an assistant of extracurriculars such as clubs and/or academic or athletic teams.


Qualified candidates should have:

  • A degree in science or a related field.

  • Experience teaching life science, physical science, and earth science concepts at an introductory level with a focus on implementing science and engineering practices.

  • Energy and interest to contribute to the school community in a variety of areas working with students beyond the classroom (e.g. coaching, clubs, trips).

  • A growth mindset and flexible nature to take on new challenges and adjust to feedback.

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues.

  • Proven commitment to equity and the belonging of all community members.

Desired Experience: 

  • Middle School teaching experience or equivalent and middle school teaching pedagogy

  • Familiarity with the Next Generation Science Standards and project based learning in science education.

  • Experience working with colleagues to develop curriculum and programs.


Salary for this position is competitive with similar positions for day schools in New England. For information about the school, please visit our website at discover.derryfield.org. An equal opportunity employer, Derryfield is fully committed to attracting, retaining, and developing the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, age, nation of origin, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


To Apply: Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three written references to Human Resources, Debbie Bremberg at dbremberg@derryfield.org.

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