Bay Ridge Prep, a progressive, student-centered, K-12 independent school located in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking a highly qualified Science Teacher to join its Upper School (grades 9-12) faculty for the 2021-2022 academic year. The ideal candidate will be exceptionally well-versed in chemistry and physics (Regents and AP levels), have a passion for science research, and will excel in their ability to clearly and effectively communicate content and concepts to student learners – moving beyond classroom related activities and demonstrating how science is applicable, relevant, and transformational in today’s world. (Mathematics and computer science knowledge is a plus.)
Bay Ridge Prep was founded just over two decades ago by a team of passionate educators, eager to transform the landscape of education. The school’s mission has centered around promoting rich, transformative learning experiences in a classroom setting that is rigorous, diverse, inclusive, emotionally supportive, and growth-promoting. We see both science and learning as a holistic experience that galvanizes the senses, inspires the intellect, and expands the student’s sense for what is achievable and possible within the world. Our dynamic, highly-trained faculty is exceptionally well-versed in student psychology, and utilizes emotional intelligence as a foundation for promoting rich pedagogy and deep, meaningful learning experiences.
The ideal candidate should possess at minimum a Masters degree in Science Education, Math Education, or a Math- or Science-related field. The candidate should have substantive experience as a lead teacher (3+ years ideal), and should be motivated and capable of working with a wide range of students possessing a wide range of capabilities, strengths and weaknesses. We are looking to hire a Science teacher who is passionate about science and the act of teaching it to a diverse population of adolescent learners.
About the position:
This is a full-time position in the science, and potentially mathematics, departments. Courses would include Advanced or AP Chemistry, Advanced and AP Physics, and potentially Pre-calculus, Calculus, or Statistics. It would be a plus if the candidate had a passion/drive to advise our Independent Science Research program. Knowledge of computer science is also a plus.
Teaching four or five academic courses. Additional responsibilities include advising/moderating an after school club or activity, attending weekly faculty meetings and participating in weekly planning-meetings with other science teachers. Finally, the candidate should be expected to support other school-wide supervisory duties.
Medical, Dental and Vision insurance coverage paid for by the school.
403B Retirement Plan with an annual contribution by the school equal to 3% of salary plus a matching contribution equal up to an additional 4% of salary based on the employee’s additional contributions.
Partial reimbursement via insurance plan for gym, fitness club/class membership (subject to the policies of and review by school insurance provider).
How to apply:
Qualified applicants should e-mail their résumé and statement of educational philosophy to email@example.com with the subject line “Science & Math Teacher”. Please label/title file names of all materials and attachments with the applicant's Last Name-First Name-Document Title. No phone calls, please.
Due to the high number of résumés received for each job posting, we are unable to respond to each inquiry. The school administration will determine which candidates have a strong potential to join our staff and will make direct contact with those candidates.
We appreciate your interest in Bay Ridge Preparatory School, an equal opportunity and inclusive employer that does not discriminate on any basis protected by federal, state or local laws.
About Bay Ridge Prep
Bay Ridge Prep, a NYSAIS-accredited, independent, college preparatory school, is dedicated to enriching the intellectual curiosity, creativity, and emotional intelligence of each person.