Spence’s science department seeks an experienced educator to join a department committed to collaboration, pedagogical inquiry, and to empowering girls and women in the sciences.
Teach four sections of Upper School Science including Chemistry
Collaborate in teaching teams to design curriculum, assessments, and teaching methods
Participate in department-wide initiatives about issues of equity, pedagogy, and curriculum
Serve as Middle or Upper School advisor
Finds joy in working with children and in school life
Approaches work with optimism, energy, kindness, and a sense of humor
Demonstrates cultural competency and skills engaging with and learning from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences
Supports Spence’s commitment to equity
Demonstrates constructivist pedagogical skill, an appreciation for the science and the craft of teaching, and love of science as a discipline
Regards collaboration as an essential component of professional growth and values working on a team
Enjoys a commitment that extends beyond the classroom, including contributions to the larger school community
Possesses a Chemistry degree or equivalent experience
Has sustained experience teaching Middle or Upper School Chemistry
Spence is committed to an equitable program and a diverse faculty and student body. We therefore actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds.
Applicants should email cover letter and resume as a single file in PDF format—please include the applicant’s name in the file name—to email@example.com (no phone calls, please).
About The Spence School
The Spence School, founded in 1892, is an independent school for girls and young women with an enrollment of 750 students in Grades K–12.
Spence is committed to an equitable and inclusive program and a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.