The successful candidate will be a master educator who displays passion for teaching high school physics and STEM-related electives; other responsibilities and competencies include:
Teaching 5 sections of Physics (some combination of College Prep, Honors and AP Physics C), or Physics and other elective offerings based on candidate interest/qualifications and department needs;
Help develop and implement STEM+ curriculum that utilizes the Keim Center for Innovation and Research scheduled to open in the fall of 2018. This new, 2800 square-foot space in the Library and Technology Center, will feature an Innovation Lab, machine lab, research area, and flexible classroom space;
Coaching a sport is highly desirable;
Connecting with students, challenging them, and working with students with diverse backgrounds and perspectives;
Advising 10-12 students and facilitating the integration of our “Lead from Here” curriculum;
Demonstrating effective technology skills, including the ability to use our learning management system (Veracross);
Serving on committees and/or leading an active student club;
Demonstrating a growth mindset and the ability to receive feedback, adapt to different learners’ needs, and become a valued colleague in a strong and cohesive Science department.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Science or Science Education; MA in Science or MEd in Science highly desirable; physics and/or STEM+ teaching experience preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Ravenscroft School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through a compensation plan that compares favorably with those of regional peer schools. A full benefits package includes TIAA retirement and generous medical/dental coverage, and equals the best plans in Independent School.
About Ravenscroft School
Ravenscroft School is an independent coeducational day school offering a broad curriculum in the liberal arts with numerous advanced classes and an emphasis on best-practices teaching methods at every level. Founded in 1862, the school enrolls 1160 students in grades pre-K through twelve who demonstrate high standards of conduct as well as the capability of achieving success in a rigorous academic program.
Ravenscroft School Mission Statement: "The Ravenscroft community, guided by our legacy of excellence, nurtures individual potential and prepares students to thrive in a complex and interdependent world."