The Upper School Science Teacher works in close cooperation with the Dean of Science and the Director of Academics who oversee all curriculum and faculty in the science program. This position begins August 2019.
Responsible for teaching a high school integrated science curriculum which would include teaching units in different science disciplines, such as biology and physics
Implement Science Goals: problem-solving skills, history of the sciences, with modern connections, lead scientific method investigations, and apply technology for research and communication.
Provide students with regularly scheduled assignments, as well as a variety of formal and alternative assessments.
Design lessons and projects reflecting the theory of multiple intelligences.
Compose observations and evaluations of student performance throughout the year
Participate in grade level instructional activities, such as weekly grade-level and domain (department) meetings, and assist in the integration of science with cultural history, the core of the School's curriculum. Dedication to the Ross School's mission and vision is essential.
Candidates for the position should have experience and/or education in teaching an integrated and multi-discipline science approach with a strong focus on physics and biology.
Ross School’s mission is to change the way education meets the future; to foster interdisciplinary, integrated thinking and innovative leadership; to engage fully in the global community; and to facilitate lifelong learning. Ross School was founded in 1991 by Courtney Ross and Steven J. Ross. They recognized that preparing students to meet the challenges of the 21st century requires new paradigms to transform education. Aided by the research of educational pioneers and leading thinkers, they expanded upon some of the best practices in K–12 education, combining them with the notion that leadership in an increasingly connected and rapidly changing world demands a global perspective and an openness to technology and innovation.
Located in East Hampton, New York, Ross School serves 375 students pre-nursery to grade 12. Beginning in grade 7, the school hosts a growing number of domestic and international boarding students on the Upper School campus. The nonprofit Ross Institute, founded by Courtney Sale Ross in 1996, promotes understanding of globalization’s implications for precollegiate education and develops and provides curriculum resources and mentoring to schools around the wor...ld interested in adopting the Ross model. Ross School operates as Ross Institute’s lab school. www.ross.org
Positions for boarding house parents who live in boarding houses and supervise students are also available and may be combined with any position.