The Episcopal Academy seeks a dynamic upper school physics teacher dedicated to creating classroom environments defined by their passion, curiosity, and intellectual rigor. Responsibilities will include teaching four sections of upper school science classes, serving as an advisor to a small group of students, participating actively in school life, and working collaboratively with a team of science educators.
At The Episcopal Academy, we are united by our shared mission, rich history, and dedication to excellence. An EA employee:
Is kid-centered, embraces school and life and shows it through actions and interactions with students, colleagues, and parents.
Consistently maintains high standards for his or her own work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence.
Demonstrates a desire and willingness to constantly grow and learn, both personally and professionally, and sees others – especially students – as having the ability to learn and reach success.
Fosters a positive culture by being optimistic, selfless, flexible, and collaborative.
Demonstrates a belief in and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse school community.
Successful candidates for this position will have:
Successful experience planning and delivering physics curricula up to the AP level in a secondary school context.
A track record as a student-centered educator who designs dynamic, relevant curricula and inspires students to become scientifically-literate, globally-minded citizens.
Passion for developing hands-on, inquiry-based, project-based learning experiences.
Experience leading students through high level independent scientific research projects.
A commitment to establishing a culture of positive communication with students, colleagues, and parents.
The desire to seek out opportunities to work as a part of a high-functioning team with a collaborative mindset.
The drive to remain current and modern in educational research and pedagogy.
Interested candidates should submit the following materials as separate PDF in one email with the subject line "Upper School Physics" to email@example.com. Title attachments with your last name, first initial and document name.
Cover letter expressing interest in this position;
List of three references, including name, relationship to applicant, phone number, and email address of each
Start date: August 2019
The Episcopal Academy seeks candidates who hope to help foster a school environment where all people are valued and where all perspectives are respected and appreciated, as described in our Diversity and Inclusion statement.
Potential candidates should be aware of the following expectations related to training and experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Physics or a related field (required).
Master's Degree in Physics or a related field (preferred).
Though we will consider candidates at a wide range of experience levels, a minimum of three years teaching experience in secondary education is strongly preferred.
Candidates with the training and experience to teach either Biology or Chemistry add versatility to our Science Department and will therefore be viewed favorably.
About The Episcopal Academy
The Episcopal Academy, located in Newtown Square, PA, offers college preparatory education for more than 1,200 boys and girls from PK-12th Grade in three units: Lower, Middle and Upper schools.
Episcopal Academy does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability and familial affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law.