Sacramento Country Day School, the leading independent school and number-one ranked STEM high school in Sacramento, seeks a physics/math teacher.
Serving more than 500 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, Country Day’s mission is to “inspire intellectual discovery and engage a diverse community to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately.”
Country Day embraces the ideals of a liberal arts education. We encourage our students to develop the full range of their capabilities – intellectual, physical, creative, social, and moral, and we cultivate in them the habits and skills that will enable them to lead fulfilling lives. Our teachers are active in the school community, serving as advisors, trip chaperones, and coaches. The ideal candidate will add strength to a wide range of programs and embrace a diverse and powerful learning community.
This position includes teaching Introduction to Physics (for 9th grade students) and AP Physics C, as well as other math courses and electives. Strong candidates will embrace designing curriculum and teaching within an innovative model that inspires students to understand deeply and to create uniquely.
Candidates should be prepared to integrate themselves in the life of the school, including, but not limited to, teaching courses in the elective program, serving as an advisor, and chaperoning field trips (when permitted).
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; graduate degrees preferred.
Experience and expertise that align with our STEM program.
Demonstrated successful STEM teaching experience and someone who enjoys working with children.
Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the Country Day community.
Strong commitment to equity and inclusion.
Country Day is an inclusive community and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. To apply, please send a single .pdf file that includes a letter of interest, resume, and list of three (3) references to Head of High School Brooke Wells at [email protected]
About Sacramento Country Day School
Sacramento Country Day School, the leading elementary, middle, and secondary school in Sacramento and throughout the region, inspires intellectual discovery and engages a diverse community to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately. Country Day's core values, as outlined in our mission statement, include: Intellectual Discovery, Diversity, Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Compassion. Serving 485 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, Country Day is located in Sacramento, California, between San Francisco and Lake Tahoe, with both roughly 90 minutes away.