The Archer School for Girls is seeking a full-time Upper School Chemistry teacher beginning in September 2018. The Archer School for Girls is an educational community that supports and challenges young women to discover their passions and realize their true potential. Serving 490 girls in grades 6-12, Archer’s joyful and ambitious program is founded on the latest research around how girls learn best.
We are currently looking for an experienced Chemistry teacher with exemplary pedagogical skill, strong content knowledge, facility in using educational technology, commitment to ongoing professional development, and passion for teaching and learning from young people. Responsibilities include teaching 4-5 courses, serving as an advisor, and participating in co-curricular school activities like our Annual Student STEM Symposium, STEM outreach. experiential trips, clubs, and committees.
Science instruction at Archer introduces important driving questions within key domains while developing students ability to think like a scientist through inquiry-based labs and activities. Opportunities to integrate engineering, design, and research are woven throughout the entire curriculum.
A bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Physics or Engineering is necessary; a master’s degree and/or teaching credential is preferred. Candidates should have at least three years experience teaching in a student-centered classroom with a successful track record of collaboration and curricular design experience. In sum, our ideal candidate is a passionate, skillful educator and innovator who is eager to invest her/his talents in our dynamic learning community.
Beyond competitive pay and benefits, faculty enjoy working in a highly collegial, student-focused, and joyful learning community. We seek faculty who will contribute to an equitable and just learning environment. Integral to its mission, Archer has remained passionately committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community where all students can thrive personally and academically.
The Archer School for Girls, located in West Los Angeles, CA is an independent school that provides a highly collaborative, creative, and intellectual college preparatory program for girls in grades 6-12. The School’s founders established Archer based on a compelling vision to create an educational environment that explores and refines the ways girls learn best. Archer serves as a national model for modern single-sex education and is passionately committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community where all students can thrive personally and academically.