Middle School Science, 2021-22

Episcopal School of Jacksonville’s approach to our balanced education (academics, fine arts, athletics and spiritual development) is sustained by the expectation of excellence in all areas of campus life. The school works to develop “leaders and doers of good,” as is stated in our mission statement, created by our Founders in 1966. A liberal arts curriculum prepares the college-bound student by focusing on effective communications, critical thinking, problem-solving and technical skills in a learner-centered environment. The school, situated on 84 acres on the St. Johns River, is a caring community with faculty who are outstanding in their field, all who are dedicated to helping our students develop their creative talents, discover their passions and deepen their faith and commitment to service for others. 

Job Description: 

The Episcopal School of Jacksonville is seeking applications for a full-time Middle School teacher in the Science Department, beginning in August 2019. A science department member in the Middle School should feel comfortable teaching Earth Science and/or Physical Science. Special consideration will be given to those teachers who have experience or training in teaching middle school students. Candidates with the ability to structure student-centered learning through lab experiments are preferred. Each Middle School faculty member is assigned a small group of students for academic advising. Additional duties may include, but are not limited to, coaching an athletic team, supervising community service, or sponsoring a club. 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate field of study (i.e. Science, Science Education, or a field heavily dependent on applied science) from a four-year college or university, or post-graduate work in subject matter; advanced degree preferred. 
  • Teaching experience is preferred, but we are also interested in entry-level new teacher candidates who have a strong desire to work with colleagues in a learner-centered environment. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Demonstrate classroom management skills, 
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, 
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of lab safety and a commitment to emphasize safety on a regular basis, 
  • Demonstrate an interest in developing curriculum and taking advantage of professional development opportunities, 
  • Demonstrate an ability to work cooperatively with faculty, students, and parents. 

Episcopal is committed to an environment that is safe, achievement-oriented, and positive. Episcopal invests heavily in professional development and training for faculty and staff, ensuring best practices and innovative teaching methods are continually incorporated into our.

Episcopal School of Jacksonville Job Posting for Middle School Science, 2019 

classrooms. The school’s faculty displays an outstanding academic background, excellent character, and dedication to the overall well-being of the students. The school, based on the Episcopal tradition, enrolls approximately 890 total students in Middle School (grades 6-8) and Upper School (grades 9-12).