The High School Science Teacher will teach Chemistry, Physics, and Robotics. The candidate for this position will be expected to design and maintain a classroom environment favorable to students’ academic and personal growth and to establish effective rapport with students while maintaining proper classroom management.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Teach high school science courses (chemistry, physics and robotics) incorporating various instructional and assessment techniques.
Provide after school help per department guidelines.
Diversify curriculum and differentiate instructional strategies for various academic levels.
Create a classroom environment that actively engages students and is developmentally appropriate for the age, maturity, and interests of the students.
Establish and maintain standards of student behavior per school guidelines.
Serve as a homeroom advisor within the school’s advisement program.
Serve as an advisor and chaperone for Pinewood’s Robotics team.
Perform other related duties as directed by the Head of School, Head of High School, Head of Middle School, and Head of the Science Department.
Core Qualifications and Credentials:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in High School Science Education, Chemistry, Physics, or closely related field.
Experience teaching in an independent school environment is preferable, but not required.
Key Qualities of a Successful Candidate:
Dedicated to and a passion for teaching upper-level middle and high school students.
Willingness to work in a positive partnership with parents.
Collegial and eager to collaborate with faculty members within and across disciplines.
Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
Genuine concern for individual student growth and success.
Qualified candidates who are interested in applying should submit the following materials electronically as separate documents (preferably PDFs) in one email:
A one-page cover letter expressing interest in this position and educational philosophy
A current resumé
A list of three to five professional references with name, phone number, and email address (references will be contacted only with prior candidate approval)
All materials should be sent in one email to:
Mrs. Babette Hamilton, Assistant Head of School/Head of High School at [email protected]
The School embraces a doctrine of fairness and nondiscrimination in its employment processes and every aspect of school life. Pinewood is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Drug-Free Work-Place and is committed to building a diverse community dedicated to the individual academic, social, and emotional needs of every student. The School seeks passionate professionals with teaching experience in their field, who are willing to work hard and to share in the full life of the school, both in the classroom and beyond.
About Pinewood Preparatory School
Pinewood is an independent college preparatory school dedicated to academic excellence and character development. Through the core values of risk, truth, and exploration, the School enriches community - locally and globally.