STEAM Coordinator, K-8, and MS Science Teacher, 6-8

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
Coordinator, Teacher / Instructor
  • Applied Tech (STEAM / Maker / CS / Design)
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility

Student-centered Manhattan independent school with a Constructivist educational outlook, a focus on students' intellectual, moral and personal development, and a strong culture of faculty reflection, collaboration, and professional growth, is looking for a thoughtful educator to fill a full-time position involving teaching and school-wide coordination.
Science teaching Grade Levels: 6-8
STEAM Coordinator: Grade Levels: K-8
Time Frame: Beginning September 2016
a)      STEAM Coordinator Description:
·         Lead school-wide STEAM initiative
o   Coach teachers in STEAM thinking, teaching, learning, and content
o   Model STEAM instruction, planning, and implementation
o   Integrate STEAM within school curriculum
o   Implement best practices in inter-disciplinary teaching and curriculum design
o   Plan and implement special programs, such as field trips, school wide STEAMfest and MakerFaire
·         Collaborate with colleagues on the STEAM leadership team and in the Professional Development Working Group to increase STEAM thinking and learning opportunities
·         Oversee substantive STEAM budget
·         Envision and lead change effort to promote 21st century skill development
b)      Middle School Teaching Description:            

·         Teach middle school science, grades 6-8

·         Design, implement, and teach inquiry-based science curriculum for middle school grades.





·         At least 3 years of  classroom teaching

·         Appropriate knowledge of science, relevant to grades K-8
·         Training in and/or experience with teaching elementary and middle school-aged students.
·         Experience teaching a student-centered, inquiry-oriented, hands-on science curriculum
·         Appropriate knowledge of STEAM, relevant to grades K-8
·         Knowledge of, and experience with, design challenges
·         Interest and willingness to work in a highly collaborative environment
Salary:   competitive, and commensurate with experience

Contact:  email resume to: Gary Pretsfelder, Principal,