Walnut Hill School for the Arts is seeking a faculty member to teach Science for the 2020-2021 academic year. This position will focus primarily on Biology or an elective, beginning in mid-August 2020.
Walnut Hill Science programs aim to prepare students for college level study by teaching the fundamentals of critical thinking, collaboration, and communication. Classes enable students to explore all aspects of traditional science disciplines through authentic inquiry and experimentation. A student-centered approach that gives faculty the freedom to develop curricula that is both challenging and supportive is the hallmark of a Walnut Hill science class. Walnut Hill is committed to welcoming and celebrating a wide range of cultural, artistic, and educational backgrounds that compliments and supports our diverse student community.
Teach Science both online and in the laboratory (Biology, Chemistry, and/or an elective);
Serve as a student advisor, club advisor, and/or participate in other school activities and chaperoning as assigned;
Support students and attend or engage in arts productions, shows, exhibitions, and performances; and
Attend and participate in community events, faculty and staff meetings, and professional development days. This includes some professional development over the summer of 2020.
Skills and Qualifications
Wide repertoire of teaching skills including developing in-person and online curriculum;
Comfort with technology and willingness to adopt new technologies as needed;
2+ years of experience as an high school age educator or equivalent experience recommended;
Masters Degree or equivalent preferred (does not have to be in a science content area);
Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community;
Excellent written and oral communication skills along with strong collaboration and team-oriented working and leadership skills;
Ability to balance a pursuit of academic, artistic, and institutional excellence with compassion and nurture for each individual; and
Positive attitude, passion for teaching and learning, and a sense of humor!
Walnut Hill School for the Arts faculty are active and engaged members of the school community who are committed to collaborating and growing in their teaching practice, supporting diverse learners in and outside the classroom, participating in school events and supporting students in their arts, supporting other faculty and staff members, and who have the ability to self-reflect on their own practice. Commitment to the school’s Core Values, of Community, Growth, Excellence, Creativity, and Respect are imperative to the success of a Walnut Hill faculty member. All positions are contingent upon enrollment.
Internal Number: Requisition ID: 1035
About Walnut Hill School for the Arts
The mission of Walnut Hill is to educate talented, accomplished and intellectually engaged young artists from all over the world. The School does so in a diverse, humane and ethical community.
Founded in 1893, Walnut Hill offers intensive training in five arts disciplines: dance, music, theater, visual art, and writing, film, & media arts, in the context of rigorous academic preparation for college.