The successful candidate will be a master educator who displays passion for teaching chemistry and a willingness to teach science electives. Their lessons should be infused with a knowledge of current events, relevant field work, and laboratory research; other responsibilities and competencies include:
Teaching 3 sections of chemistry, and two sections of Marine Science; future teaching assignments could include chemistry, honors chemistry, AP chemistry, and other science electives.
Designing classes that focus on the interconnectedness of chemistry and the process of science, rather than memorization
Connecting with students and offering them appropriate challenges through lessons focusing on facilitation rather than lecturing
Advising approximately 12 students and facilitating the integration of our “Lead from Here” curriculum
Demonstrating effective technology skills, including the ability to use our learning management systems (Veracross and Canvas)
Cultural competence and the ability to connect with a diverse community of students, faculty, staff, and parents
Serving on committees and/or leading an active student club
Demonstrating a growth mindset and the ability to receive feedback, adapt to different learners’ needs, and become a valued colleague in a strong and cohesive department
The ability and willingness to coach a sport strongly desired
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Science or Science Education; MA in Science or MEd in Science highly desirable; Chemistry coursework preferred; experience teaching Chemistry highly desirable.
Ravenscroft School is an independent coeducational day school offering a broad curriculum in the liberal arts with numerous advanced classes and an emphasis on best-practices teaching methods at every level. Founded in 1862, the school enrolls 1160 students in grades pre-K through twelve who demonstrate high standards of conduct as well as the capability of achieving success in a rigorous academic program.
Ravenscroft School Mission Statement: "The Ravenscroft community, guided by our legacy of excellence, nurtures individual potential and prepares students to thrive in a complex and interdependent world."