St. Catherine's School, an Episcopal day school in Richmond, Virginia, seeks an Upper School Physics teacher to begin work starting with the 2021-2022 school year.
St. Catherine’s seeks a dynamic and skilled classroom teacher whose passion is teaching girls physics. St. Catherine’s state-of-the-art Armfield Science Center and excellent library resources will support the successful candidate in engaging girls in an outstanding learning environment. The successful candidate will inspire girls to become leaders in STEM fields and should be active in professional organizations. In addition to classroom responsibilities, the position includes serving as an advisor to a group of students, sponsoring extra-curricular activities, and engaging in collaborative curriculum work with colleagues.
Candidates should hold at least a bachelor’s degree with a major Physics. A master’s degree is preferred, and previous independent school experience is an asset. Fluency in wide range of pedagogical approaches and strong classroom management skills are required. Excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to find joy in working with others, and strong facility with technology are qualities sought in the candidate. Coaching ability is also desirable. In addition, the position requires serving as academic advisor and actively engaging with and leading students in the life of the School, including leading an X-Term program.
Internal Number: 2021-03
About St. Catherine's School
A leader in girls’ education since its founding in 1890, St. Catherine’s School is deeply committed to developing strong, smart, and confident girls who are prepared for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service. With a community of 960 girls age 3 through grade 12, St. Catherine’s combines a warm and supportive learning environment with a well-rounded and challenging curriculum designed to inspire girls to develop courage, explore their passions, and expand their hearts and minds. St. Catherine’s is one of the six member Episcopal schools of Church Schools in the Diocese of Virginia. The School embraces a diversity of backgrounds, nationalities, faith traditions, experiences, and perspectives and cherishes the inclusive nature of its community.