Bullis School seeks an innovative, energetic, and dedicated candidate for the role of Upper School Health Teacher. Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 located in Potomac, MD that provides a student-centered balanced experience in academics, the arts, athletics, and community service. Bullis uniquely prepares every student to become caring global citizens and creative, critical thinkers who will thrive in tomorrow's world. To learn more about Bullis School please click here.
This position begins August 2020 and involves teaching the equivalent of five classes, as well as co-curricular activities, including student advising, as assigned by the division principal. Health class is a required trimester class taken by all Upper School students. This position is primarily responsible for the development and implementation of health classes, focusing on wellness, nutrition, and current health topics. Depending on need and expertise, this position may also teach other science related courses.
Successful teachers at Bullis are energized by curriculum development and are grounded in current learning theory. Bullis health teachers keep up to date with current advances in health education, teaching resources, pedagogy and national objectives. This position involves collaboratively researching and crafting differentiated, engaging lessons for students with a range of learning abilities, as well as providing daily substantive feedback that fosters student achievement. The ideal candidate will have experience planning student-centered, innovative lessons in course-aligned teams, and leading students in inquiry-based experimentations. The candidate will value interdisciplinary thinking and can expertly guide students as they develop a deeper understanding of our interconnected world through the study of science.
Candidates will utilize technology that efficiently enhances instruction. Bullis health teachers develop and implement classes to positively influence the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of students in order to promote a healthier lifestyle during adolescence and beyond.
Qualified candidates should possess the following education & experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in in Health Education, science, or related field (required)
Master’s Degree in Health Education or related field, with a concentration in secondary education (preferred)
Minimum of three years teaching experience in secondary education (preferred)
Apply a holistic approach to achieving an inclusive environment where differences are valued and respected
Experience teaching in a technology-rich environment
Committed to include diversity and inclusion into objective educational programs
Flexible approach to learning, particularly regarding new technology systems and hardware
Detail-oriented, with the capacity to effectively and efficiently manage numerous small and large tasks
Proficiency with basic productivity and media software
Proficiency with Windows and Apple OS, Microsoft Office, cloud computing (Google Docs, etc.), and other productivity and media software
Working knowledge of technology systems, including networks and hardware management
Enjoy working in a cooperative, team-oriented environment
Experience with Integrated Performance Assessments is highly desirable
Teaching certificates are not required
Bullis School is committed to staff diversity, equality, and continued professional growth. Bullis School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Bullis School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
About Bullis School
Bullis School is a 102-acre private school for grades K - 12 located in Potomac, MD.