Teacher of Science and Math - 8th Grade

Teacher of Science and Math – 8th Grade Full-Time

Office of Academics

JOB POSTING for 2023 – 2024

8th Grade Combined Math and Science Teaching Position

Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in the subject area of Math, Science, or Education is required.
  • A Master’s degree in the subject area of Math, Science, or Education is desirable.
  • NJ Teacher Certification and/or prior middle or secondary school teaching experience desirable.
  • Understand the adolescent learner
  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic, and ability backgrounds.
  • Display the highest level of ethical and professional behavior and standards.

Functions of the Job:

  • Understand the mission of the school and promote the Augustinian values of VERITAS (Truth), UNITAS (Unity), and CARITAS (Love).
  • Support for the school’s Diversity, Equity Inclusion, and Belonging Initiative
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning
  • Develop units, lesson plans, and assessments that are in accordance with established procedures.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Incorporate a variety of strategies to teach, assess, and promote effective science skills and critical thinking/analysis to adolescent learners.
  • Develop students’ mathematical and scientific skills; encourages the development of problem-solving, logical reasoning, and critical flexible thinking skills
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
  • Deliver high-quality, engaging laboratory instruction in a safe, orderly, and supportive environment while developing inquiry skills
  • Provide appropriate and timely feedback on work.
  • Observe, encourage, and monitor the progress of individual students and use the information to adjust teaching strategies.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.
  • Participate in department, division, school, and parent meetings. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs.
  • Interact with students in an extracurricular capacity such as coach/club moderator.
  • Be flexible and energetic.

Submission Process: 

Please electronically submit the following to Mrs. Elizabeth Davis, HR Director, at (Mrs.EDavis@hermits.com):

  • A cover letter explaining their interest and qualifications for the position.
  • A brief personal statement that includes the candidate’s vision statement for the
  • A current resume.