Brooks School seeks a dynamic, enthusiastic and creative Science Teacher for the 2018-2019 academic year. The ideal candidate will have flexibility and willingness to teach in all levels of the Science program. This full-time faculty position will include teaching four sections and contributing to the campus community by coaching or the equivalent, supporting the residential life program and being an advisor.
The successful candidate will
Demonstrate passion and expertise in the teaching of Science.
Teach skills, knowledge, and scientific attitudes through courses in general science, biology, chemistry, and physics.
Combine critical thinking, reading, writing, and research in the curriculum and in instruction.
Be well versed in multiple areas of science and science education.
Be confident in the use of technology in the classroom to engage learners.
Apply engaging and innovative student centered teaching practices that adjusts to meet varying student needs
Possess a growth mindset in considering current pedagogical best practices and an understanding of adolescent development
Implement best learning practices and keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods by engaging in conferences and other professional growth opportunities.
Work collaboratively with the members of the department to develop courses that are consistent and coordinated across the science curriculum.
Self-directed with a strong work ethic
Committed to school-wide initiatives, campus involvement, and the lives of our students outside of the classroom
A sense of humor with patience and empathy for adolescents
Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and achievement
Teaching four sections of Science, which may include, regular, honors, or AP.
Advising four-six students
Serve as dorm parent with related duties
Coach or the equivalent of two seasons in the afternoon program