Bridgton Academy, a postgraduate school located in the foothills of western Maine, seeks a qualified candidate to join our community as a science teacher.
This is a full-time, 10-month position with additional duties required during the school year, including student advising and the possibility of dorm parent and/or coaching responsibilities. Courses may include Astronomy, Ecology, Meteorology, and Oceanography. In addition to a competitive salary, this position features a comprehensive benefits package.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Provide instructional leadership with a high degree of competence, adhering to Bridgton Academy’s core skills for all learners
Manage the classroom in a positive, enthusiastic, and professional manner
Facilitate and maintain appropriate communication with students, parents, administration, and other appropriate faculty with regards to student progress
Complete all teaching responsibilities and expectations in a timely manner throughout the school year
Participate in all professional development activities
Identify and put into practice effective methods or content which will support and enhance teaching and learning for post-graduate students
Develop and maintain constructive relationships with parents
Communicate with advisors and families as needed/required
Proctor evening supervised study one night per week
Perform all duties as required by the Director of Residential Life and the Dean of Students in relation to weekend duty, student life, and dorms
Foster a learner-centered classroom experience that is inclusive of all
Perform any and all duties as required by the Dean of Academics and/or Head of School
Specific personal attributes:
A commitment to the process of lifelong learning and the ability to pass along one’s passion for such
Strong understanding of and appreciation for the motivation and mindset of the emerging young adult male student(-athlete)
Intellectual curiosity, willingness to listen, to exercise patience, to collaborate, and to innovate
High levels of energy, creativity, and at all times, commitment to our students, our faculty, and the mission of our Academy
Warmth, tact, and a good sense of humor
About Bridgton Academy
Bridgton Academy is an independent, all-male postgraduate boarding school located in North Bridgton, ME. The Academy's mission is to provide a program for young men in a unique, one-year postgraduate environment to prepare for the rigors of college and beyond. The Academy is in its 211th year of providing exceptional academic, residential, and co-curricular growth for its students.