Lower School Science Teacher - Grades 2-5: Westtown School is seeking a science teacher, for second to fifth grades, to begin August, 2017. Westtown’s 600-acre campus provides a unique lab where children develop their scientific literacy skills. Attention to the scientific issues children will face as adults and developing the life-long habits of environmental sustainability are key components of the Lower School science program. The successful candidate will have a history of igniting a love of science in children and be able to turn a knowledge of life science, physical science, earth and space sciences, engineering and technology into an inquiry-based curriculum. In addition, the candidate will have experience with a design thinking approach as well as experience using technology tools relevant to problem solving. The teacher must be able to work in a self-directed way and collaborate joyfully with the Lower School faculty team. Fundamental to their teaching practice, the teacher will understand how diversity and inclusion enrich children’s learning and lives. The position involves both classroom teaching and supporting the Lower School Robotics programs. Minimum three to five years teaching experience, an understanding of Friends education and a Masters are preferred. Please send a resume, a list of three references and a cover letter which describes your philosophy of education. Qualified, interested candidates who wish to apply please visit: http://tiny.cc/westtown_careercenter & select ‘Show All Job Openings’.