Trinity School, a co-educational, K-12 institution located on the Upper Westside of Manhattan, seeks an Upper School Physics Teacher to serve students in grades 9-12 beginning in September 2021.
Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in physics or related field and high school physics teaching experience in courses ranging from 9th grade physics through calculus-based physics. Understanding and experience with laboratory-based, student-centered instruction is essential. Interest and experience in teaching electives, and/or supervising student research is desirable. The position will involve teaching 9th graders in a physics-first curriculum in addition to the possibility of teaching calculus-based physics. After a transitional year, the position will include advising a group of 8-12 students.
The ideal candidate will possess:
an exceptional understanding of student learning needs
strong communication skills
the ability to share their passion for physics with students
a commitment to an equitable classroom culture inclusive of varied student experiences
an awareness of how race, gender, and other aspects of identity manifest themselves in the classroom
an ability to work cooperatively and generously with colleagues
a commitment to ongoing professional development
an eagerness to build community both within the school and with community partners
a sense of humor
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Trinity School seeks candidates who will add to the diversity of its school community. More than this, Trinity is expressly committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and is calling on all members of its community to join in this important work.