Professional Opportunity: Upper School IB Physics and Science Teacher
Saint George’s School is an independent K-12 school, serving a population of approximately 350 students from the greater Spokane area. The school offers a vibrant and challenging academic program highlighted by the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program in 11th and 12th grades and complemented by a well-developed set of enrichment offerings. Students thrive due to low student-teacher ratio, and a caring and dedicated faculty who are open to collaboration and team building. SGS seeks team members who seek to continue their growth as professionals, both through reflective practice and outside professional development.
Saint George’s School seeks an Upper School IB Physics and general science teacher for the 2021-22 school year beginning July 1, 2020.
The classes to be taught include Introduction to Physics (Grade 9), Introduction to Biology and Chemistry (Grade 10), IB Physics 1 (Grade 11), and IB Physics 2 (Grade 12).
Successful candidates will: have demonstrated expertise in their disciplines; love working with adolescents and their parents; have a strong understanding of pedagogy, a desire to collaborate closely with colleagues, and an interest in encouraging cross-curricular connections. Teachers at Saint George’s model life-long learning. Experience and interest in coaching a robotics team (FIRST Robotics Competition) will be a plus.
Teach students in grades 9-12
Prepare and facilitate five classes per day in science subject areas
Develop mentoring relationships with students
Provide a class experience that matches the school culture of developing each student’s talents
Provide feedback to students and families in a timely manner
Attend weekly and monthly staff meetings
Supervise study halls
Academic advising of students
Other related duties as assigned
The successful candidate will be able to:
Contribute to the community and life of the school
Design and develop creative and challenging curriculum that meets the needs of all students
Differentiate for a range of learners
Create unique curricula, learning standards, and goals within each class
Adhere to SGS and IB course curriculum
Effectively assess student learning using a variety of assessment strategies
Commit to a learner centered pedagogy and a constructivist classroom
Additional Salary Information: Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with training and experience.
About Saint George's School
Saint George’s School is an independent International Baccalaureate World School nestled on a beautiful 120-acre property overlooking the Little Spokane River in Spokane, Washington. Founded in 1955, Saint George’s continues to make a difference in the lives of young men and women and prepares them to succeed at the best colleges and universities in the world. The Core Beliefs of the founders of Saint George’s have remained as the cornerstones of the school: Honesty, Respect, Generosity of Spirit, and Best Efforts. As part of our commitment to excellence, we try to live those Core Beliefs daily. They set the tone for how our students, teachers, staff, and parents interact with each other. Saint George's currently enrolls 390 students K-12. More information about our school is available at www.sgs.org