High School Science Teacher – Franklin School

Organization: Franklin School

Date Posted: 4/16/2024

Closing Date: 8/31/2024

Science Teacher (Chemistry, Biology, Physics) – Full Time Franklin School – Jersey City, NJ

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Position Overview:

Franklin School, an innovative coeducational high school in Jersey City, NJ, is currently seeking a self-directed, experienced, and energetic High School Science (with concentration in Chemistry, Biology, and or Physics) Teacher to begin in August 2024 for the 2024-2025 academic year.


  • Foster a community where students are encouraged to learn, think, and act as a scientist.
  • Designing, developing and delivering lessons that are student centered, engaging, hands on and inquiry based.
  • Communicating effectively with students, parents and other teachers.
  • Grading efficiently and delivering regular feedback to students and parents.
  • Establishing classroom, lab, and field trip rules and regulations and ensuring that all students understand what is expected of them.
  • Creating an environment where students feel comfortable asking questions.
  • Display a commitment to diversity and creating a culture of equity, inclusion, and belonging in approach to teaching and learning, as they are recognized and valued by Franklin School.
  • Franklin faculty members are expected to share their expertise and passions related to both academic and non-academic areas, to enrich the school community through contributions to the skills, micro-courses, and electives programs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Science Education, or a science-related area required.
  • Master’s Degree in Science, Science Education or a science-related area recommended.
  • At least five year’s prior teaching experience.
  • Experience and a record of success teaching to a range of learners.
  • Experience with inquiry based learning in a Science class.
  • Experience with AP courses preferred, but not required.
  • Eagerness to contribute positively to the Franklin community.
  • Willingness to engage with and learn from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Compensation: $60,000-$110,000/year

Commensurate with experience and education, we are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please let us know. Franklin School’s goal is to achieve and maintain equal employment opportunities. It is also the policy of Franklin School to maintain a work environment free from discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, marital status, or other status protected by federal or state law, with regards to any term or condition of employment