McCallie seeks a dynamic, innovative, student-centered instructor of chemistry.
Ranked as one of the best STEM programs in the nation, McCallie has recently opened its new $15 million, 40,000 square foot science building with state of the art technology, science labs, and research spaces, including a tissue culture lab, innovation maker-space, and engineering lab. The teacher will join a dozen other science faculty and instruct five sections. Labs should be integrated into sections. The teacher will also be involved in the school's extensive afternoon activity program supporting science research, advising one of the many extracurricular activities, or coaching at the junior varsity or varsity level of a sport. There may be other duties as assigned.
McCallie is an equal opportunity employer and does not engage in any unlawful discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, creating, and fostering a diverse community. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. We further encourage all candidates to visit McCallie’s employment webpage to learn about the school, its mission and institutional commitments, including its desire to build an increasingly diverse and flourishing community.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
expertise and experience, specifically in the field of chemistry;
passion for and experience in helping students uncover real-world connections to chemistry;
willingness to work cooperatively within a strong department, on grade level teams, and along vertical course sequences;
an understanding and support of McCallie’s mission - including both its commitment to character development and the ideals of honor, truth, and duty and its Christian foundation and Judeo-Christian heritage - and have a desire to live out and serve that mission for the good of McCallie boys.
Applicants must possess:
Experience teaching chemistry;
a degree in chemistry.
Additional qualifications or characteristics desired, but not required, include:
experience working in or with aspects of science industry, especially those related to chemistry;
involvement in various levels of student science research ;
familiarity with Next Generation Science Standards and 3-D science instruction;
cross-cultural competencies or experiences; and
experience relevant to teaching, coaching another sport, or serving in another program area.
This is a ten month, full-time position. It is considered exempt and eligible for full benefits.
About McCallie School
McCallie School is a selective boarding and day school of 933 boys, grades 6-12, located in Chattanooga, Tennessee - 2 hours from Atlanta and Nashville. For more information, visit www.mccallie.org
Girls Preparatory School is a selective day school for girls, grades 6-12, located in Chattanooga, TN. For more information, visit www.gps.edu