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Biology and Chemistry faculty
Berkshire School
Sheffield, Massachusetts
Salary: Based on Experience
Date Posted: 12/1/2022
Job ID: 67983
Position/Title: Biology and Chemistry faculty
Employer: Berkshire School
Department: Science
Category / Heading #1: Teaching  Science - 9-12
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Status: FullTime
Job Description/Responsibilities:

Berkshire School seeks to find an engaging teacher of biology and chemistry. A member of the Science Department, this ideal candidate will possess experience with pre-college biology and chemistry instruction. Additionally, candidates with demonstrated ability to teach introductory courses through Advanced Placement are desirable. The science teacher will facilitate learning through student-driven inquiry methods and must be familiar with 21st-century skills, experiential learning, as well as integrating technology into all aspects of the classroom. We are especially interested in candidates who have training in cultural competency and experience engaging questions of equity and justice with students. Candidates should demonstrate understanding and interest in pedagogy, collaboration, current scholarship, and professional development. 

In addition to teaching, applicants should expect to be actively involved in all aspects of the School's programs, including living in a dormitory and participating in the school's athletic and/or co-curricular programs as a coach or program director.  A bachelor's degree in a closely related field is required and a master's degree or higher is preferred. Salary is competitive and includes year-round housing plus utilities, and meals when school is in session. Health and retirement benefits, including TIAA-CREF and student loan repayment, are part of the compensation package. Funding exists to support advanced degree work, student loan repayment, as well as participation in professional conferences, workshops, summer study, and travel.

Berkshire School strives to create a global community for students and adults that reflects the world around us and the backgrounds, experiences, identities, genders, perspectives, races, religions, and talents that each member brings to our school. We believe that a diverse and inclusive community supports and respects all cultures, ethnicities, languages, philosophies, political views and sexual orientations that exist within and beyond our school.

Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 5-7 Years

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Tuition Remission: Yes
Spend for Graduate Study: Yes
Relocation Assistance/Allowance: Yes
Support/Sponsor Work visas to overseas candidates: Yes
ON Campus Housing: Yes
OFF Campus Housing: Yes
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Contact Info
Jean Maher, Associate Head of School