Marin Academy seeks an experienced high school science teacher for a full-time position beginning in August 2019. The successful candidate should have a background in physical sciences and be able to teach physics, including conceptual physics and advanced/calculus-based physics for juniors and seniors. Successful candidates will likely have an advanced degree in physics or engineering as well as experience in research.
The MA science department deeply values a student inquiry-based approach to the discipline, emphasizes process and skill development, and works to connect curriculum and students to the world. Candidates with a track record and demonstrated interest in collaboration within and potentially beyond the science department are particularly encouraged to apply.
MA is in the early years of an ambitious strategic plan which emphasizes interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teaching and learning, competency-based assessment, equity, and inclusion. Candidates eager to work toward these strategic goals will be prioritized in our search progress. Furthermore, we welcome candidates who are eager to grow in their professional lives and who demonstrate a willingness and an ability to engage in reflection on their practice.
Marin Academy’s mission statement “asks every individual to think, question, and create in an environment of encouragement and compassion, and challenges each person to accept the responsibilities posed by education in a democratic society.” The school is a vibrant and diverse community, and students and teachers alike continue to work towards the furthering of an inclusive and supportive school. Candidates should have the inclination and experience to work in a diverse community focused on issues of equity and social justice.
Applications submitted through the NAIS website will not be accepted. Please send resume and letter of interest to:
Stella Beale Dean of Faculty email@example.com
Marin Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity, and people of color and women are encouraged to apply. For more information about Marin Academy, please visit our website (www.ma.org).
About Marin Academy
At Marin Academy, we believe that educational excellence should push the boundaries of what is known today in order to prepare students for a world we can’t even imagine tomorrow. Our unique educational approach inspires MA teachers and students to work side-by-side every day immersing themselves deeply in their subjects while honing the ability to think critically and creatively. And because many voices are welcomed and encouraged at MA, our students cultivate the tools they need to live their lives fully—and the inspiration to contribute as compassionate citizens to our world.
Marin Academy is situated on a 10-acre campus at the base of the hills of San Rafael, CA in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a 9-12 grade independent, college preparatory high school, we have an enrollment of 440 students with academic talent, interest in the arts and athletics, and a passion for a multitude of issues. Our students come from San Francisco, the East Bay, and Sonoma in addition to Marin County. Marin Academy has a block schedule in which classes meet every other day for 75-minute periods.
Marin Academy’s mission statement “asks every individual to think, question, and create in an env...ironment of encouragement and compassion, and challenges each person to accept the responsibilities posed by education in a democratic society.” We welcome those with a progressive and innovative mindset about teaching and learning and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Marin Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Salary and benefits are very competitive. For more information about Marin Academy, please visit our website (www.ma.org).