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Chemistry and Molecular Biology/Chemistry Research Teacher
Posted 11/28/2016 11:00AM

Position Announcement

Title: Chemistry and Molecular Biology/Chemistry Research teacher

Department: Science

Status: Part- Time, Temporary

Reports to: Chair, Science Department 


The Masters School ( is a coeducational, day and boarding school for 650 students in grades 5-12 in Dobbs Ferry, New York. Masters arms students from around the globe with the complex skills required to succeed in a complex world. Masters guides students to be intellectually capable and curious, humane and respectful of other people, individuals of integrity and character, and to be a power for good in the world. By enriching minds in and beyond the classroom, students are prepared for achievement in college, career and life. Located on a picturesque 96-acre campus, Masters is just 12 miles from Manhattan.


The Masters School celebrates active participation, deep understanding, and meaningful connection. A community of diverse individuals, we gather to learn, to strive, to dare, to do – to be a power for good in the world.


The Science Department seeks temporary, a part-time Chemistry and Molecular Biology/Chemistry Research teacher.  This is a part- time, temporary leave replacement position. Candidates must be flexible and collaborative in their planning, teaching, and assessing.  The Masters School uses the Harkness method to maintain an atmosphere of collaboration to build knowledge and learn from one another.  The Science Department is committed to intellectual and creative abilities while continuing to develop a STEM curriculum. 


To continue our current departmental goals, experience teaching chemistry/biology and other sciences is highly desirable with the ability to design and implement creative inquiry based experiments that will facilitate the Harkness method and student-based learning.

  • 3 years chemistry/biology teaching experience, preferably working in an independent day/boarding, college preparatory, or similar school culture and values
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology or equivalent; advanced degree preferred


To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume and 3 references via email to (Adobe® PDF format preferred) and include “Part Time Chemistry, Biology Teacher” in the subject line. 

This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future. 

Background Screening: The Masters School conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The Masters School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

49 Clinton Avenue
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 479-6400

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