American Heritage School anticipates the need for an AP Chemistry and Honors Chemistry for the 2019-2020 school year (anticipated start date 8/10/19). A secondary education degree with qualifications chemistry is preferred, but college level teaching experience is also acceptable. Experience teaching AP Chemistry is also preferred but we would provide training for an exceptionally strong candidate with Honors Chemistry experience. We have a strong commitment to our AP program and invest heavily in the professional development of our AP teachers. Candidates should be willing to attend annual or biannual workshops and/or the College Board Annual AP Conference.
Applicant must work well with high school students, conduct an organized, orderly classroom, provide an atmosphere in which students are ready and willing to learn, collaborate well with peers in the science department, and possess attributes that guide students positively beyond the classroom. We are a 1:1 iPad school so it is important for applicants to be proficient with instructional technology (ongoing training is always provided). In addition to experience and a strong educational background, successful candidates demonstrate a love of working with teens, an engaging teaching style, the ability to interact well with parents and colleagues, and a willingness to create and promote an inclusive learning environment.
American Heritage School is a nationally-recognized college preparatory school for students in PK3-12th grades with two campuses in South Florida. The rigorous and well-rounded curriculum includes over 300 course offerings with 133 honors classes, 29 Advanced Placement (AP) classes, a Pre-Professional Program with Pre-Med, Pre-Law, Pre-Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Business, and Computer Science, a Science Research Institute, and 75 fine arts courses. American Heritage is ranked #1 private school in the nation and #1 high school in Florida for highest number of nationally-recognized scholars, #1 private school in the U.S. in math, #1 in Florida in science fair, and #1 mock trial and moot court teams in Florida. Teach where your child goes to school–faculty and staff children receive full tuition to our school.
Additional Salary Information: Faculty and staff children receive full tuition to our school.
About American Heritage School
American Heritage School in Plantation, Florida, just 6.5 miles west of Fort Lauderdale, is a nationally recognized college preparatory school serving 2,800 students from Pre-K3 through 12th grade. The students receive a rigorous and well-rounded education with 133 honors courses, 29 Advanced Placement (AP) courses, a Pre-Professional Program with Pre-Med, Pre-Law, Pre-Engineering, and Computer Science, and a Science Research Institute. Over 85 student-run clubs and honor societies are available. 100% of our graduates are accepted into 4-year colleges and universities.
Our faculty is comprised of over 500 instructors, counselors, and administrators, of whom 60% hold Masters or Doctoral degrees. All faculty receives free tuition for all of their children at American Heritage Schools, and faculty turnover is minimal.
Highlights of Recognitions:
#1 private school in the nation and #1 high school in Florida for highest number of nationally recognized scholars for 9th consecutive year; 1 in 4 students in the Class of 2019 is a nationally recognized scholar
70 National Merit Scholar Semifinalists (highest number in Florida)
21 National Merit Commended Scholars
#1 high school... in Florida with 11 Presidential Scholar Candidates
$90 million in college scholarships offered to the Class of 2018
93% passing rate on all Advanced Placement exams (52% passing rate in Florida; 41% passing rate globally); AP average test score: 4
#1 private school in the U.S. in national Math competition
#1 high school in Florida at state Science Fair competition
Semifinalists at the 2018 Robotics World Championship
Top 5 team in the U.S. in Model U.N.
#1 Mock Trial and Moot Court teams in Florida
Top 1% in the nation in Speech & Debate competition
1st place for newspaper, literary magazine, and yearbook from the National Scholastic Press Association
Superior ratings for Chorus, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Orchestra