Worcester Academy is seeking a Long-term Upper School AP Biology substitute interested in joining a team committed to moving our mission, core values, and academic vision forward. The selected instructor will have previous AP Biology teaching experience, preferably in a private schools setting. The position will be for approximately 6 weeks and will focus on AP exam preparation for the course.
Our vision includes a commitment to diversity in all its forms, innovative teaching and learning, urban leadership and global engagement. Our innovative teaching initiative is an invitation to reflective practitioners who are interested in interdisciplinary, inquiry-based models of teaching and learning. Teachers at Worcester Academy embrace project-based instruction, collaborative inquiry, and student-centered teaching with a commitment to student agency and differentiated instruction.
We are looking for educators who:
- are comfortable wondering together what education might look like as we move forward in this age of unprecedented change;
- are committed to professional growth; and
- have a deep and abiding belief that all students can grow and that all students can succeed.
We are seeking teachers who are interested in designing learning experiences for students who are learning how to learn in a global, digital, inter-connected world. Worcester Academy teachers model insight, enthusiasm and competence within their disciplines, and hold a passionate interest in both adult and adolescent learning.
Recent internal and external professional development initiatives have focused on:
- learning differences and differentiated instruction
- equity and diversity
- brain research and the growth model
- blended learning
- global initiatives
- urban education
- project-based learning
- service learning
- health and wellness
We seek educators interested in working at a school that is set apart by its relevance, commitment to leadership, and engagement within and beyond the classroom.