Employment Opportunities

Employment at Levey

UPPER SCHOOL TEACHER (MIDDLE SCHOOL) MATH/SCIENCE/ADVISOR

 

Levey Day School seeks a 3/4 time (.75 FTE) upper school (formerly known as ‘middle school’) homeroom advisor/math/science teacher to lead its inaugural middle school program (grades 5-7, followed by grade 8 in 2021-22).  Responsibilities will include teaching in the middle school, advising in middle school, and overseeing co-curricular activities.  A strong sense of initiative and the willingness to serve as an integral part of building a new program is essential.  The Upper School focus will be on STEM and service learning. This position begins July 1, and teaching duties begin in September. 

 

Candidates should have a strong background in education, particularly math/science education, a commitment to and understanding of middle school-aged students in and out of the classroom, the ability to utilize technology to enhance student learning, and the drive to engage in ongoing professional development.    This position involves creating and implementing meaningful math and science (STEM) learning experiences for students that emphasize collaboration, communication, problem-solving, critical thinking, and relationship building.  

 

A bachelor’s degree is required. An interest in curriculum development, at least three years of teaching experience, and a master’s degree are preferred. Experience with Responsive Classroom is recommended.  

 

Levey teachers are passionate, innovative, and dedicated.  They strive for excellence in supporting the academic, social and personal development of all students.   Levey is committed to an inclusive program, and candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity or inclusion work are especially encouraged to apply.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Resumes and a cover letter, along with 3 references, should be sent to Jeff Tremblay, Head of School at jtremblay@leveydayschool.org

 

About Levey

Levey has a very diverse student body (pre-K to middle school) who learns and masters the skills to be independent thinkers, learners, researchers, communicators, makers, and builders.  A personalized program throughout the rich curriculum provides students the 21st century competencies to suceed in school and life.  Levey is committed to making every student feel safe, inspired, and empowered to be their best self every day.   We are a fully accreditated independent school and Northern New England's only Jewish day school.  Founded in 1952, Levey welcomes families of all faiths and backgrounds.

GUEST TEACHERS

Levey is looking for experienced teachers to come onto campus when necessary to fill in for a teacher in her/his classroom.  Often called substitutes, Levey uses the term "guest teacher".  Guest teaching positions are available in general education and Hebrew Language.  

 

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to jtremblay@leveydayschool.org

Our campus is currently closed, however, the admissions office is open and working remotely.  Please contact us for inquiries or for more information on programs.  We do plan to reopen in the fall following state, local, and federal CDC and DOE guidelines. 

Levey Day School

 

400 Deering Avenue 

Portland, Maine 04103

207-774-7676

info@leveydayschool.org

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