Position Purpose: Teach College Preparatory Physics, Honors Physics and Advanced Physical Science
For each particular course, teacher must be capable of engaging students to learn the material through a biblical worldview.
Identify and select appropriate science instructional materials aligned to content standards.
Commit to developing a positive attitude toward the study of science and the relevancy of science in the lives of students, especially as it relates to their understanding of God and His creation.
Develop short term and annual instruction goals that reflect national and state physics/science standards. Apply goals to class and individual student work to ensure all students have the maximum probability of success at the college/university level.
Conduct labs, including inquiry based laboratory assignments, so students develop logical and analytical thinking processes, critical thinking skills, and problem solving skills.
Generate questions/problems for assessments, which give evidence to students’ having the necessary understanding of the subject matter taught.
Assign and grade homework, lab reports, quizzes, tests in a timely manner so that class and individual student progress can be measured and monitored.
A degree in Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, or secondary education with a science focus from an accredited institution.
Ability to work collaboratively with upper school administration and upper school teaching teams.
Ability to communicate with upper school students and partner with parents.
Ability and eagerness to lead or assist in co-curricular activities (Science Bowl, Student Advisory, or other school clubs).
Strong organizational skills and insights on how to teach a class with wide ranging abilities.
Ability to use technology in the classroom as an instructional tool.
Oral Expression- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand
Speech Recognition- The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person
Oral Comprehension- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
Written Comprehension and Expression- The ability to understand and communicate information and ideas in writing so others can understand
Selective Attention- The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted
Vision- The ability to see details at a close range as well as at a distance
Environment- The ability to work in a potentially stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts
The ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
The ability to occasionally life up to 30 pounds
Generally works in climate controlled environment, but may be required from time to time to work outdoors in extreme conditions.
Westminster seeks faculty and staff who are passionate for our missions and embody our core values. Faculty are competent in their field and dedicated to growing and developing. They must genuinely love teaching and working with young people. Most importantly, they must love Jesus Christ and have a compelling Christian faith.
Westminster Schools of Augusta is a Pre-K through 12 regionally-accre...dited, coeducational, college- preparatory, Christian day school enrolling 625 students. The 34-acre campus is located in a residential section of Augusta, which is Georgia’s second largest metropolitan area. The school is affiliated with First Presbyterian Church of Augusta (PCA), but the student body and faculty include members from more than almost 90 different local churches of various denominations.
We offer an excellent college-preparatory program including honors and Advanced Placement options. The average SAT I score for all Westminster students taking the SAT last year was 1832. Students also enjoy opportunities for participation in clubs, athletics, the arts and various academic and artistic competitions.
We are interested in receiving inquiries from applicants with sound academic credentials who desire to work in an academically challenging environment with capable, cooperative students. Requirements include voluntary agreement with a biblically-based statement of faith and membership in a compatible Christian church. Westminster Schools of Augusta does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender or disability in its educational programs or activities, including admission or employment.