Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for a full time, Upper School teaching position in the Science Department, beginning in August 2018. The successful candidate will teach four classes in the Department with an emphasis on the biological sciences, prepare and conduct labs, contribute to departmental and faculty discussions, and be engaged in the life of the school. This faculty member will contribute to the 9th grade Biology program, with additional courses and duties assigned depending on the experience of the successful candidate. Candidates with interest and experience in the life sciences are most encouraged to apply. Candidates should be prepared to contribute to the department’s ongoing discussions about project-based and interdisciplinary learning, the integration of technology in teaching and learning, and be comfortable with the School’s value for inquiry-based, student-centered learning. The School’s location on Biscayne Bay, its growing partnerships with local scientific institutions, and construction of a new STEM building to commence in the summer of 2018, make candidates with research experience and/or experience directing original research projects at the secondary school level especially attractive. Prior teaching experience is required; prior independent school teaching experience is preferred. Applicants must have at least a Master’s degree in a field of science, and a background in the life sciences.
The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence, and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural, and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student’s sense of identity, community, personal integrity, and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and contribute to society.
Interested candidates should email application materials, including a completed application, a cover letter, a CV, and unofficial transcript to email@example.com. Semi-finalist candidates will be invited to a virtual interview with the Associate Head of School and the Department Chair. Finalists will be invited to campus for an in person interview and teaching demonstration, and will be asked to submit at least three references and/or letters of recommendation.
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is an independent, co-ed, grade 6-12 school of 1,075 students in Miami, Florida. The school is located on two campuses, on of which sits on the shore of Biscayne Bay. Proud of a tradition of academic excellence, the school is also characterized by a robust athletics program including 77 teams in 17 different sports, thriving visual and performing arts programs, and an historic, mission-driven commitment to community service.