The Episcopal Academy seeks a dynamic Upper School biology and chemistry 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 modern biology and chemistry curricula 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.
A collaborative mindset that seeks out opportunities to work as a part of a high-functioning team.
The desire to remain current and modern in educational research and pedagogy.
Potential candidates should be aware of the following expectations related to training and experience:
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related field (required).
Master's degree in Biology, Chemistry, or 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.
Interested candidates should submit the following materials as separate PDF in one email with the subject line "Upper School Biology and Chemistry" to email@example.com. Title attachments with your last name, first initial, and document name.
Cover letter articulating interest in this position;
List of three references, including name, relationship to applicant, phone number, and email address of each.
Start date: August 2020
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.