Crystal Springs Uplands School, a coeducational independent day school serving students in grades 6-12 on two campuses located on the peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area, is seeking a motivated, experienced and skilled individual to teach two sections of Upper School chemistry at its Upper School campus in Hillsborough. The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of high school teaching experience.
More specifically, we are looking for candidates who are high school centric, that is, candidates who:
Love working with high school-aged children and possess demonstrated success/effectiveness with 14-18 year olds
Are eager to collaborate with other teachers
Have experience with chemistry-based technology integration
Are excited to work with students outside of the classroom by leading an advisory
Have sponsored clubs, coached a sport and/or lead local/international trips
Incorporate teaching practices and curriculum development which are developmentally appropriate
Are motivated and excited to pursue professional development opportunities
Able to provide a blend of demonstrations, lectures, hands-on lab activities, and student discussions.
Have experience communicating with parents and advisors about student progress.
We are also looking for teachers who:
Possess at least a B.S. in chemistry
Are inspirational science teachers who excel in both content knowledge and pedagogical expertise. Areas of emphasis in curriculum include atomic and molecular structure, dimensional analysis, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, and chemical equilibrium.
Would be able to teach an honors chemistry course as our curriculum expands to meet the requirements of an enlarged high school
degree in chemistry
Additional Salary Information: based on years of experience and educational degrees
Crystal Springs Uplands School, a coeducational independent day school in Hillsborough, California, located on the Bay Area Peninsula serving 350 students in grades 6-12. As an institution committed to diversity we encourage minority candidates to apply.