St. Mary’s Episcopal School seeks an upper school science teacher and potential department chair to start in August of 2018. This position will serve as a key member of our upper school team and will report directly to the Head of the Upper School. The ideal candidate embraces creating and implementing innovative lessons and projects for students and is willing to support technology integration in the classroom.
The mission of St. Mary’s Episcopal School is to provide a superior educational experience for girls which will encourage and enable each student to reach her individual potential.
The successful candidate will:
Teach courses in the life sciences, including AP Biology, at the upper school level.
Help to set a strategic vision and plan for the science department from grades 6-12, in the context of the school’s larger mission, vision, and strategic objectives.
Collaborate with other science teachers to ensure consistency and overall excellence in the science program.
Serve as an advisor to a group of upper school students.
Communicate with a strong vision, a great attention to detail, and a passion for building science and STEM programs while maintaining academic excellence.
Possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
Embrace the spirit of community through participating in other school activities.
Master’s degree in science, education or a related field is preferred.
Demonstrated teaching skills and experience, preferably at the upper school level.
Commitment to the principles of the Episcopal Identity of the school and to serving in a diverse community.
Enthusiasm about girls’ education.
About St. Mary's Episcopal School
St. Mary's Episcopal School is a college-preparatory school for girls in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 located in Memphis, Tenn. Since 1847, St. Mary's has been known for its superior academic program, its bright, motivated students, and its highly qualified faculty. Our nurturing and diverse environment encourages each student to reach her individual potential and promotes the development of honest, compassionate, and self-confident young women who excel not only in academics but also in athletics, the arts, community service, and leadership.