Torah Academy of Bergen County (TABC), a modern orthodox Jewish high school for boys located in Teaneck, NJ, seeks a collaborative and enthusiastic Science Department Head beginning in July 2018. The TABC Science department values an inquiry based approach that asks students to formulate questions and seek answers through scientific investigation.
TABC is currently developing an integrated STEM program which will be housed in a new, state-of-the-art STEM facility. The Science Department Head will be a key leader in the planning and implementation of this program. In addition, the ideal candidate will:
- Lead the development of curriculum that focuses on innovation, problem solving and the use of technology;
- Provide feedback to other members of the department regarding their teaching; and
- Work with other department heads to develop school wide initiatives that further high expectations and 21st century learning for all students.
This is a full-time position which includes both departmental leadership and teaching in an area of science which could include Engineering. Competitive salary and benefits available in a warm, collaborative environment.
Understands principles of social, emotional and cognitive development
Is proficient in Science teaching and curriculum development, and 21st Century learning skills
Uses current educational methodology to maximize student engagement and to differentiate instruction.
Approaches problem-solving in a positive, creative and encouraging manner