Flintridge Sacred Heart located in La Canada Flintridge, CA
Full-time Chemistry and Biology Teacher
Flintridge Sacred Heart, a Catholic, Dominican, independent, college preparatory high school for young women, is seeking a full-time chemistry and biology teacher. Successful candidates are enthusiastic, creative, committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion and teach using active-learning modalities. The teacher must be willing to follow a pre-defined curriculum in their first year, prioritize safety in the lab and complete a safety certificate within their first two months. We are looking for a teacher who conveys a love for science, eagerly participates in the school community outside the classroom, and supports the mission of the school.
Flintridge Sacred Heart educators are members of a dynamic learning environment. They are engaged in a 1:1 MacBook program, curriculum/programming redesign and mapping, and teacher-driven professional learning communities. In addition to developing and delivering an intentionally designed curriculum dedicated to teaching and learning in a supportive and collegial atmosphere, our faculty shares out on best practices and instructional technology strategies during department meetings, small group learning sessions and visits to each other’s classrooms.
Education and Experience requirements:
BA or BS in Chemistry or Biology or related discipline
Minimum 1-year high school teaching experience in either biology or chemistry or both
Experience with instructional technology
A more competitive candidate will have:
Experience teaching a wide variety of course levels
Experience teaching chemistry
Experience with innovative teaching strategies; such as POGIL, inquiry labs and/or case studies.
The candidate will also exhibit excellent classroom management, communication and organization skills along with an ability to connect with parents, students, and colleagues in a professional manner.
We offer a rich and supportive environment, a 1:1 laptop program, a professional development program, competitive salary and benefits, and a chance to make a difference in this important position. To learn more about Flintridge Sacred Heart, visit our website at www.fsha.org. If this sounds like the career move you’ve been looking for, send your cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Please put the job title in the subject line.
Flintridge Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, females, disabled and qualified veterans to apply. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.