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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3844986
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 19, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


Wakefield Public Schools is seeking two elementary educators with a background and interest in teaching science to join our staff.  We are seeking energetic, flexible, enthusiastic teachers to continue growing our science education program in grades K-4. The science teachers will be responsible for teaching standards-based science lessons with the support of the classroom teachers. Each position will be shared between two schools and educators will be responsible for teaching science to all grade K-2 classrooms 1-2 times per week.


SALARY: Per Unit A Contract



  • Prepare and teach standards-based science lessons in Grades K-2 with the support of classroom teachers
  • Assess student progress and complete science portion of report cards
  • Work collaboratively with district level staff to review and revise science curriculum and coordinate ordering and purchase of materials
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers and special education staff to understand students’ needs
  • Communicate regular science curriculum updates to families 



  • Ability to share responsibility and work as a member of a team and possess strong interpersonal skills (communication, problem solving, collaboration, collegiality)
  • MA Elementary Teacher certification with a strong understanding of the MA STE Curriculum Frameworks and best practices in elementary science instruction
  • Science education background preferred
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and technology skills 


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position and additional duties may be assigned.


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Science: Astronomy
    Classroom Teacher > Science: Earth & Space
    Classroom Teacher > Science: General
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Wakefield Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Karen Fitzpatrick , Admin. Asst. to the Superintendent
    • 60 Farm Street
    • Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880

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