Devon Preparatory School, a private, Catholic, college preparatory school for young men in grade six to twelve, is looking for a full time Science teacher to start immediately. Candidates who have experience teaching Life Science, Earth Science and Environmental Science will receive first consideration.
Devon Prep’s approach to education is based on the traditions of the Piarist Fathers who are dedicated to the education of youth. It is the goal at Devon Prep to inspire in our students a commitment to values that will enable them to become responsible leaders. Focusing on each student’s potential, we believe that the school and the family must work together to foster a love of learning which will propel the student into a lifelong quest for excellence—for the glory of God and the service of neighbor.
It is expected the successful candidate would:
Proficiently teach science to all grade-levels at various grade levels, with a focus on middle school.
Provide hands-on, inquiry and lab-based activities to foster students’ scientific skills
Make science meaningful and relevant to students’ everyday lives and future careers
Implement student-centered teaching practices
Differentiate instruction and assessment for all types of learners
Utilize technology with enthusiasm to enhance instruction and student learning
Proactively communicate with students and parents
Revise and plan new curriculum in conjunction with other members of the Science Department
Serve as an academic advisor to current students
Work collaboratively with colleagues and seek opportunities for cross-curricular learning
Perform additional duties, such as advising a club and chaperoning events, as needed
In addition, a candidate should possess the following professional qualifications and personal qualities:
Minimum B.S. in Biology, Physics or related field
Teaching certification in science is preferred
A demonstrated commitment to professional development
A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
For more than 50 years, Devon Preparatory School has been dedicated to providing a trusting and supportive atmosphere where young men are motivated to excel academically, think independently and creatively, to pursue careers in diverse fields and to enjoy extracurricular activities, both in school and in the community. Information about our school can be found atwww.devonprep.com.
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS:
Devon Prep’s staff has frequent encounters with visitors, students, faculty and staff throughout the campus. It is important to maintain a professional, helpful and positive demeanor while interacting with these individuals.
INTERESTED PERSONS should send resume and cover letter to:
All inquiries and nominations are kept confidential. Devon Preparatory School does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or national or ancestral origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other School-administered programs, or in the administration of its hiring and employment practices. The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
About Devon Preparatory School
Devon Preparatory School a catholic, college preparatory school for young men in grades six to twelve, is seeking full-time long-term substitute science teacher for the 2nd semester of the current school year (January 2019 - June 2019).
Devon Prep’s approach to education is based on the traditions of the Piarist Fathers who are dedicated to the holistic education of youth. It is the goal at Devon Prep to inspire in our students a commitment to values that will enable them to become responsible leaders.