The mission of Brooks School is to provide the most meaningful educational experience to our students. At Brooks, we recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status and other protected status. We strive to be a place where a diverse group of faculty and staff want to learn, grow, and do their best work in an effort to support all aspects of a Brooks student’s life, both in and out of the classroom. Our school thrives because of their hard work, initiative, dedication and compassion.
A full-time teaching position includes teaching four sections, coaching two sports/activities, residential, and community responsibilities.
The successful candidate will
Demonstrate passion and expertise in the teaching of Science.
Teach science courses for all levels: introductory physics through Advanced Placement.
Assess student skills in the areas of critical thinking, problem-solving, scientific inquiry, scientific reasoning and research in the curriculum and in instruction.
Be well versed in multiple areas of science and science education
Be confident in the use of technology in the classroom to engage learners.
Apply engaging and innovative student-centered teaching practices that adjusts to meet varying student needs
Possess a growth mindset in considering current pedagogical best practices and an understanding of adolescent development
Implement best learning practices and keep updated with developments in the subject area, teaching resources and methods by engaging in conferences and other professional growth opportunities.
Work collaboratively with the members of the department to develop courses that are consistent and coordinated across the science curriculum.
Self-directed with a strong work ethic
Committed to school-wide initiatives, campus involvement, and the lives of our students outside of the classroom
A sense of humor with patience and empathy for adolescents
Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and achievement.
Teaching four sections of Science, which may include, regular, honors, or AP.
Advising four-six students
Serve as dorm parent with related duties
Coach or the equivalent of two seasons in the afternoon program
Innovative teaching practices that balance the development of procedural skills, conceptual understanding of scientific ideas, appropriate use of technology, and opportunities for critical thinking and problem-solving.
Knowledge of relevant technology to improve instruction and student achievement
Experience with or interest in problem based-learning pedagogy helpful but not required
Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues within the department