Trinity Preparatory School is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated science educator to lead our department, actively participate with STEM leadership to focus our efforts in this area, teach, and to develop lifelong learners in science. This person will demonstrate a commitment to innovative teaching practices, open collaboration with other members of the teaching community, an interest in continued professional development, and most importantly, a commitment to bringing out the absolute best in each student. Knowledge of a learning management system, such as Canvas, would be a great asset as well. Candidates with experience in teaching the Biological Sciences (through AP) are encouraged to apply.
Consult with Director of Learning and Instruction to make recommendations to the Head of School on departmental hires
Conduct goal-setting and goal-progress evaluation meetings with all department members
Make recommendations with school leadership to Head of School for retention and advancement of department members
Consult with and make recommendations to school leadership on matters of faculty discipline when appropriate.
Evaluate classroom instruction (minimum of twice annually)
Evaluate student feedback and share with teachers
Evaluate advisory performance with Division Head/Deans Office
Consult with and offer feedback (when applicable) to appropriate school leadership on advisory, coaching, or other +1 performance.
Complete faculty evaluation forms to be shared with and signed by department member prior to contract offer
Curriculum management with Director of Learning and Instruction
Lead the development and evaluation of departmental curriculum in consultation with department members to maximize learning opportunities, teaching experience
Annually generate/review departmental purpose statement, policies and procedures in consultation with division heads and the Director of Learning and Instruction and department members
With other school leaders, ensure standards are being met in the instruction of departmental curriculum, interdepartmental offerings, and Advanced Placement courses
Vertically and horizontal align the instructional for skills, concept mastery, assessments, equity of student experience
Stay knowledgeable of trends and practices in the discipline
Professional development with Head of School and Director of Learning and Instruction
Encourage a growth mindset in all employees
Eagerly and actively support open communication regarding all areas of professional life
Consult on professional development requests
Maintain a working knowledge of content and pedagogical developments in the discipline at other secondary schools and colleges
Participate on curriculum committee
Make budget recommendations and manage approved departmental budget
Develop a growth mindset for all department members
Assist with book orders and personnel deployment for scheduling
Manage department meetings
Assist with new faculty orientation
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess an advanced degree in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Engineering, or a related field, five plus years of teaching, and experience in a leadership position.
Trinity Preparatory School is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Trinity Preparatory School
Trinity Prep is an independent college preparatory school for grades 6 through 12. Our mission is to develop students who are able to excel in college and beyond, contribute to their communities, lead in a changing society, and grow spiritually.
For more information, visit our website at www.trinityprep.org