Vermont Academy is nestled on four hundred fifty acres at the foothills of the Green Mountains in Saxtons River, Vermont, and has provided a supportive community and close personal attention to its students for 146 Years.
Diversity is a core value at Vermont Academy. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions.
Vermont Academy currently has an open classroom/laboratory teaching position in Biology. The position involves teaching AP Biology, Honors Biology, and Biology. AP Biology, is a lab course is designed to introduce students to content and laboratory procedures comparable to college-level biology. The course covers the units of biochemistry, cells, genetics, DNA technology, evolution/classification, and organ systems. Honors Biology a lab course designed to introduce students to basic concepts of scientific study, research, and experimentation, as well as provide a survey of major themes in biology. The course covers the units of chemistry, biochemistry, cells, genetics, evolution, and the human body systems. Biology is a full-year lab course that provides students with an understanding of the diversity of life on Earth and the interactions that occur between those living organisms. Candidates with the ability to cross over and teach in another area of science like Chemistry or Introductory Physical Science will get special consideration.
The successful candidate will be an accomplished, innovative teacher with excellent interpersonal skills, organizational ability, and an enthusiasm for working with adolescents. We seek a teacher to teach four to five academic sections, be a part of the residential life program, lead or coach an afterschool program, and be an academic advisor. Five years of Teaching experience at the secondary level, expertise in teaching/facilitating AP Biology, and familiarity with NGSS Science Practices is preferred. Technical facility with Google Workspace, Zoom, and other software commonly used in schools is expected.
TeachAP Biology, Honors Biology, and Biology
Live in, or serve as an affiliate to one of the Academy’s dormitories
Monthly weekend duty
Coach or supervise an activity during two seasons
Serve as an academic advisor
Acquire, with the school’s help, a Type II van license
Other duties as assigned by the Head of School
Employment decisions are made at Vermont Academy without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.
Interested parties should submit a resume with a reference list and a letter of interest to [email protected]
About Vermont Academy
Founded in 1876, Vermont Academy is a coed college preparatory boarding and day school in southern Vermont, serving grades 9-12 plus a postgraduate year.