Bullis School seeks an Upper School Science Teacher for the 2021-2022 academic year to contribute to our vibrant learning community. Candidates should have experience teaching Biology to a wide range of learners and value interdisciplinary thinking to guide students as they develop a deeper understanding of our interconnected world through the study of science. This position involves teaching five classes, advising students, and opportunities to lead co-curricular activities. Check out what it's like in an Upper School Science Classroom! This position August 2021 and is a 10-month position.
The Bullis Upper School Science department values collaboration and nurtures a culture of continuous growth and collegial support. Teachers keep up to date with current advances in science, teaching resources, pedagogy and national objectives and have opportunities to collaboratively research and craft differentiated, engaging lessons for students with a range of learning abilities. Science courses are taught in technology-rich lab-classrooms in the school’s newest building devoted to STEM and Entrepreneurship. Students engage in inquiry-based experimentation, use lab notebooks and are authentically assessed on content as well as laboratory skills. Each year Bullis science teachers incorporate research, experimental design and STEM projects in which students practice Bullis' core values while gaining a deeper understanding of the natural world around us.
Bullis is a community that welcomes new people and ideas, embraces diversity, and shares a common vision of kindness, challenge, and reflective learning. Bullis is proud of its culture of innovation and growth and supports faculty with ample professional development opportunities that include a commitment to Equity, Inclusion and Justice training and education. Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 situated on a beautiful 102-acre campus in Potomac, MD, and is home to a full range of state-of-the-art facilities for learning, arts, discovery, and athletics. To learn more about teaching and learning at Bullis School please click here.
Qualified candidates should possess the following education & experience:
Creating learning environments that encourage risk-taking and deep learning for students with a range of learning abilities using a variety of methods and technology
Detail-oriented, with the capacity to effectively and efficiently manage numerous small and large tasks
Use of reflection and feedback aimed at continued growth in the field of teaching and working with young people
Development and delivery of highly engaging, innovative lessons in course-aligned teams
Apply a holistic approach to achieving an inclusive environment where differences are valued and respected
Bachelor’s Degree Biology, Chemistry or related field (required)
Master’s Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field (preferred)
Minimum of three years teaching experience in secondary education (preferred)
Teaching certificates are not required
Bullis School is committed to staff diversity, equality, and continued professional growth. Bullis School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Bullis School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
About Bullis School
. Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 situated on a beautiful 102-acre campus in Potomac, MD, and is home to a full range of state-of-the-art facilities for learning, arts, discovery, and athletics.