Dunn School is a private boarding and day school located in the Santa Ynez Valley of California’s beautiful Central Coast. Dunn School is ideally suited for a candidate who seeks to offer a positive contribution to a residential educational community and build meaningful relationships with students and staff.
The mission of Dunn School is to educate the whole student to his or her fullest potential in preparation for a life of learning and responsible leadership in society. To accomplish our mission, we as students, teachers, staff, parents, trustees, and friends are committed to understanding and living by five core values: Academic Excellence, Emotional Wellness, Physical Readiness, Social Responsibility, and Moral Courage.
As a full-time classroom teacher, you will initially be responsible for teaching 4-5 sections of Chemistry and/or AP Chemistry in our STEM Department. Experience and/or desire to teach using student-driven and project-based learning is preferred. In the future, it will be important to be flexible in ability to teach other courses in the physical and life sciences. Collaboration with other members of the STEM Department as well as with Dunn School faculty from other departments is also essential. You will also be involved with other facets of the Dunn School boarding community such as coaching, advising, and residential duties.
At Dunn School, teacher effectiveness and impact are measured and aligned to the Dunn School Characteristics of Professional Excellence (follow this link for more detail), The CPEs describe an educator who is committed to the following: Professional Growth, Collegiality/Community, Mission and Core Values, Student-Centered, Academic Excellence, Individualized Instruction.
How to Apply:
Please email a letter of introduction and your resume to the Associate Head of School, Gene Vachon: firstname.lastname@example.org. Your cover letter should highlight any education, previous experience, or desire to work in a boarding school environment.