Tilton School seeks an experienced (two-three years in independent schools) and energetic Science teacher (biology, chemistry, physics) with a passion for developing student skills in critical thinking, communication, creative engagement and design thinking. Successful candidates will be committed to their own professional growth, able to teach students of a wide range of ages and ability levels and eager to work with colleagues on the future of high school science The position includes teaching four or five classes under the supervision of the Science Department Chair. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate:
Outstanding skills in oral and written communication
An abiding belief that all students can grow and succeed in a rigorous science curriculum
Experience with Design-Thinking and Problem-Based Learning
Demonstrable skills in oral and written communication
Expertise in the integration of technology into classroom instruction
Ability to work well in a student-centered curriculum
Understanding of learning styles and differentiated instruction
Skill at managing multi-faceted work in an intense and supportive learning community
Applicants must be able to attend a weeklong 1st Year Faculty Workshop in early August.
Other duties include: (1) advising, (2) participation as an athletic coach or activities leader for two seasons each year and (3) active participation in our residential program including weeknight-weekend supervision.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to:
At Tilton School, all persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard for race, religion, natural origin or ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by state or federal law. The School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by state or federal law in the administration of employment practices or procedures, promotion, or application of employee policies and benefits.
Tilton School, founded in 1845, is an independent college preparatory boarding and day school located in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region with an enrollment of 257 boys and girls in grades nine through postgraduate. The mission of the school has been to challenge students to embrace and navigate a world marked by diversity and change.
Central to Tilton School’s culture is a belief in “the power of... potential.” In a close-knit community of students, faculty, staff and administration, Tilton’s unique educational program challenges students to discover, develop and advance their personal strengths and passions, while gaining the skills, knowledge and values essential to personal and professional success. Students are challenged academically with appropriately high standards and a rigorous curriculum requiring them to be active participants. Class sizes are small, averaging 12 students, with a student-faculty ratio of 6 to 1. Students are also encouraged to reach their full potential outside of the classroom through strong programs in athletics, arts, theater, and various other extracurricular offerings.
Tilton School’s 160-acre campus includes a new state-of-the-art academic building, a new senior girls’ dormitory, and extensive athletic facilities. The school has an $11 million dollar annual operating budget, a $16 million endowment, and recently completed the largest capital campaign in its history. Tilton has also seen significant gains in its annual fund.