Job Openings at Beaver

Please direct all inquiries and applications to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org.

Math

Upper School Math Teacher


Seeking a full-time Upper School mathematics teacher. Project-based instruction and collaborative inquiry are emphasized. Competitive candidates will be committed to student-centered teaching and will have experience with differentiated instruction, using technology in the classroom and collaborative learning. The position includes teaching a range of math classes, serving as a faculty advisor to a group of students and participating in the school’s extra-curricular program. Salary and benefits package is very competitive.

Candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy and list of four references to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include USMath, first and last name in the subject line.

Modern Languages

Middle School Spanish Teacher

Seeking full-time Middle School Spanish Teacher for 2017-2018 academic year.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching three sections of Spanish in grades 6,7,8. Additional responsibilities may include serving as an advisor. Experience and interest teaching with Comprehensible Input (CI) and storytelling (TPRS) to design engaging, student-centered content is valued. Willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom is essential, as is an eagerness to collaborate with department members to design innovative curriculum.

Candidates should have a native or near-native fluency in Spanish, prior teaching experience, and a passion for working with middle school students.

Candidates should email a cover letter and resume to: Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include “Middle School Spanish” in the subject line.

 

Seeking a full-time Upper School Spanish Teacher for 1-year Maternity Leave replacement for 2017-2018 academic year.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching three sections of various levels of Spanish in grades 9-12. Experience and interest teaching with Comprehensible Input (CI) to design engaging, student-centered content is valued. Willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom is essential, as is an eagerness to collaborate with department members to design innovative curriculum.

Candidates should have a native or near-native fluency in Spanish, prior teaching experience, and a passion for working with upper school students.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, statement of education philosophy, and list of four references to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include “Upper School Spanish Maternity Replacement” in the subject line.

Middle School Chinese Teacher (part-time)

Seeking part-time Middle School Chinese teacher for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching one section each of Chinese A & B in grades 6,7,8. Additional responsibilities may include serving as an advisor. Experience and interest teaching with Comprehensible Input (CI) and storytelling (TPRS) to design engaging, student-centered content is valued. Willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom is essential. This position represents an opportunity to collaborate with department members to grow the Middle School Chinese program and design innovative curriculum.

Candidates should have a native or near-native fluency in Chinese, prior teaching experience, and a passion for working with middle school students.

Candidates should email a cover letter and resume to: Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include “Middle School Chinese” in the subject line.

Research + Information

Director of Research and Information Services

Seeking a Director of Research and Information Services to come join a team of innovative educators and work in an ever-changing, digitally-driven, and collaborative environment. This position will unfold along with the launch of the Research + Design Center, and will play a pivotal role in helping develop and support the needs of this new program. Applicants should look forward to operating in an environment full of fabricators, 3D printing, robots, and independent learning.

A qualified candidate will be a strong advocate for information access with an emphasis on approaching information services as inquiry-oriented learning. This Director of Research and Information Services will help co-construct an environment which empowers students to collaborate and engage and recognizes the library is flexible, not merely defined by a physical space. Candidates should have various technical skills to aid in the discovery, management, delivery, and evaluation of resources in a digital environment, as well as work closely with the other members of the Research + Design team to maximize effectiveness.

Candidates should have experience and proficiency in instructional design and have proven examples of how to tackle issues around fair use and ethics. Furthermore, the candidate should be able to articulate how the roles and responsibilities of the Director of Research and Information Services are constantly changing to align with the school’s social and learning philosophies.

Strong interpersonal, organizational, and management skills are essential to the role, as is a willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom. An MLS from an ALA-accredited institution (or foreign equivalent) or MLS-in-process is preferred. Knowledge of literature and resources appropriate for students in grades 6 – 12 is required, as well as experience with research databases and emerging technologies.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, statement of education philosophy, and list of four references to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include “Director of Research and Information Services” in the subject line.

Science

US Physics/Chemistry Teacher

Seeking a dynamic Upper School Science Teacher. Primary responsibilities include teaching physics and chemistry at both the introductory and advanced levels. Additional responsibilities extend outside the classroom to include advising and involvement in student life.

Beaver puts an emphasis on project-based learning through a collaborative, inquiry-based approach, where open-ended experimentation and design play a significant role in the science classroom. Competitive candidates will demonstrate content expertise, knowledge in differentiated instruction and assessment, willingness and ability to collaborate on designing and implementing innovative pedagogical initiatives, including technology, that focus on a student-first, hands-on, experiential learning. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and management skills are essential to the role, as is a willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume, statement of educational philosophy, and list of four references to Linda Feeley, Divisions Coordinator, at bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org. Please include US Physics/Chemistry in the subject line.

 

General

Substitute Teachers


Beaver is always looking to develop its substitute teacher pool of candidates. Beaver’s curriculum and approach to teaching are designed to inspire, challenge, and mentor students as they discover their individual interests and realize their potential. As such, it is important that our substitute teacher pool be comprised of teachers who embrace these principles. Beaver also requires that our substitute teachers have, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree. If you would like to be interviewed to be included in our substitute teacher pool, please send your cover letter and resume to bcdsresumes@bcdschool.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Beaver Country Day School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, veteran or handicapped status in its hiring policies.