Department Chair: Science, Mathematics, and Technology
The Chicago Academy for the Arts
February 12, 2018
Full Time - Faculty
Math, Science, Technology
The Chicago Academy for the Arts (chicagoacademyforthearts.org), an independent, college-preparatory high school for emerging young artists, seeks a full-time Department Chair for its Department of Science, Mathematics, and Technology for the 2018-2019 school year.
This position is primarily a teaching position with additional administrative duties, including supervising the department’s curriculum and faculty, communicating with students and their families, and collaborating with the administrative offices on various projects.
The teaching assignment may include a combination of upper-level mathematics courses *or* a combination of Chemistry, Physics, and Computer Science.
Successful teachers at The Academy are passionate about their subject area and its pedagogy, committed to ongoing communication with parents and colleagues, believers in the ethos of independent schools, and have the interest and energy to uphold a rigorous, college-preparatory curriculum.
The ideal candidate will have masters degree in teaching, mathematics, or science, and clear evidence of success working with adolescents in a high school setting. The Academy is committed to building a diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from educators of color and from educators of all other underrepresented groups.
The salary for this position is in the low- to mid- $40K’s.
Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume via email to Jason Patera, Head of School.
About The Chicago Academy for the Arts
Established in 1981, the Chicago Academy for the Arts is a nationally recognized, internationally influential independent high school acclaimed for its successful academic model and intellectually savvy graduates. Designated a National School of Distinction by the John F. Kennedy Center, The Academy transforms emerging artists through a curriculum and culture which connect intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and creativity to impart the skills to lead and collaborate across diverse communities.