The Buckley School, the oldest co-educational K-12 school in Los Angeles, has an opening for a chemistry teacher for its 2020 summer school. The course description is below.
Chemistry (Grade 10) Prerequisites: Biology This course traces the development of the atomic theory including our pre-atomic understanding of matter, the initial discovery of atoms, the discovery of atomic structure and its explanation of periodicity, atomic bonding, and an introduction to chemical reactions. Atomic theory is then used to help analyze important societal issues such as water quality, atmospheric pollution, food production, energy sources, and material resources. This course is not intended as a preparatory course for AP Chemistry nor does it prepare the student to take the SAT Subject Test in Chemistry. However, it does fulfill the chemistry requirement for AP Environmental Science.
The class begins on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 and ends Tuesday, July 21, 2020.
Bachelor’s degree in science or a related field
Previous experience teaching Chemistry
Demonstrated competency in diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, equity and social justice
Proficiency in using technology in instruction
Exceptional interpersonal skills
A profound respect for children and adolescents.
About The Buckley School
The Buckley School, a K-12 college preparatory school with 830 students, is one of the most respected independent schools in the Los Angeles. Buckley is known for its unique educational philosophy, the 4-Fold Plan of Education, which melds a whole-child approach with elements of structure, as well as for its warm, intimate educational environment.
The school’s curriculum balances academics, the arts, physical development and moral education. Its creative, personalized approach to education emphasizes high academic standards for all students, and includes traditional touches that develop the character and discipline that unlock students’ full potential.