Ensworth is seeking a dynamic and intellectually engaging teacher to join the faculty of the Science Department. The ideal candidate will value relationships, collaboration, a love for teaching high school students, and joy in learning. Essential to this position is the ability to align teaching and learning to Ensworth’s Core Skills Framework, flexibility in teaching most of the courses within the department, the capacity to adapt to new technology and create experiential STEM-based learning opportunities.
The ideal candidate will have experience teaching AP Physics 1, AP Physics C and earned a B.A. in Physics, Engineering, or a related field. A master’s degree and three years or more of teaching experience at either the high school or college level is preferred, but not required. The primary professional responsibility of a faculty member is to conduct the school’s curricular program; however, this instructor will also have extracurricular, complementary, and professional responsibilities as articulated in the Ensworth Employee Handbook.
Ensworth is a kindergarten through twelfth grade, coeducational independent school. The School promotes academic excellence and inspires students to be intellectually curious, to use their talents to the fullest, to be people of integrity, and to be contributors to society. Located on two campuses in Nashville, Tennessee, Ensworth enrolls approximately 1,140 students and serves families in more than 50 zip codes. Ensworth is recognized among the leading independent schools in the nation. The school’s challenging academic program is embedded in a culture of support and encouragement and reflects a commitment to the core skills of observation, collaboration, communication, analysis, questioning, evaluation, and most importantly, the application of knowledge. Graduates have the adaptability, resilience, and resourcefulness necessary for success in the 21st century and are not only prepared to meet the demands of the future but are also imbued with a sense of purpose and service to others. Ensworth School is an extraordinary place to work and seeks employees who are passionate about learning and motivated by the opportunity to awaken that passion in students.