The Pennington School seeks an Upper School science teacher to teach classes in grades 9-12, collaborate with colleagues to strengthen interdisciplinary instruction, and facilitate other experiences for student enrichment in STEM-related activities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teach students in courses including , but not limited to, physics, astronomy, and robotics
Embrace student-centered teaching practices and backward design in curriculum planning
Work to elicit individual excellence in every student, moving the student toward personal and collective goals in skills, habits of mind, and understanding
Demonstrate warmth, collegiality, humor, and industry in interactions with students and colleagues
A degree in physics or related subject area, with a master’s degree preferred
Minimum of three years of high school teaching experience
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work with a range of learning styles
Experience/willingness to lead at least two extracurricular and/or athletic endeavors
Coaching experience is a plus
This position is full-time, ten (10) months per year, exempt from overtime, and eligible for all benefits afforded to full-time Pennington School employees.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, and salary requirements by email to: email@example.com.
About The Pennington School
The Pennington School is an independent, coeducational day-boarding school with 485 students in grades 6–12, and a faculty and staff of approximately 150. The Pennington School is committed to developing individual excellence in all of its students.
The School’s 54-acre campus is ideally situated near Princeton, NJ, just 40 miles from Philadelphia, PA and 60 miles from New York City.