Moravian Academy is seeking an engaging, dynamic, and innovative science teacher to join the department as a full time faculty member starting the 2019-20 school year. This full time faculty member will be responsible for designing and implementing 4 sections of Upper School Physics, AP Physics, and Robotics courses. The person in this position will become an advisor and make a significant contribution to student life as a fifth responsibility.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead teacher in Physics, AP Physics, and Robotics with capacity to expand to other courses.
Coach the Robotics team to build a dynamic, competitive robotics program that competes at a high level, is inclusive and plays to students’ strengths, and maintains the altruistic nature of robotics competitions.
Facilitate and mentor students in conducting research and sustained independent projects in the sciences.
Facilitate hands-on exploration, student collaboration and problem-solving.
Create meaningful partnerships with parents and families, including regular communications through school-supplied online tools, emails, and phone calls.
Assess and provide feedback to students and parents during comment and grading periods.
Assume duties including, but not limited to, serving as an advisor to a small group of students, taking on a fifth responsibility, and leading an activity.
Participate in professional collaboration, including committee work, chapel services and divisional faculty meetings.
A Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Engineering, or a closely related field; Master’s degree strongly preferred.
Minimum 3-5 years of teaching experience.
Preference will be given to applicants with a previous background in independent schools or similar college-preparatory programs.
Proficiency in digital educational technologies.
Submit digital materials, including a letter of intent, resume and statement of educational philosophy, to email@example.com. Address letter of intent to: Dylan Deal, Upper School Director, Moravian Academy, 4313 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020
About Moravian Academy
Founded in 1742, Moravian Academy is a coeducational primer-grade 12 independent college preparatory school. The Academy, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, has an enrollment of over 700 students. The school has three divisions: the lower school (primer-grade 5), the middle school (grades 6-8) and the upper school (grades 9-12). Our lower and middle schools are located in historic downtown Bethlehem and the upper school is located on a bucolic 120-acre campus in Bethlehem Township, approximately 6 miles from the downtown campus. Moravian Academy is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools, and the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education.
Moravian Academy is a church-related school whose Moravian tradition affirms that young people best realize their potential in an atmosphere of love and understanding. We seek to promote the child’s full development in mind, body and spirit. Since 1742, our tradition has encouraged sound innovations to meet the contemporary challenges while recognizing the permanence of basic human values.