The high school division of LREI seeks a full-time Biology and Chemistry Teacher,
starting in the 2017-18 school year. We seek a talented educator who can inspire students and teachers, be inspired by our mission, and create a dynamic classroom with high educational expectations. Cultural competence, the ability to work collaboratively, a student-centered pedagogy and excellent communication skills are essential. A Masters degree in Biology, Chemistry or related subject and at least three years of successful experience teaching introductory and advanced levels of science as a teacher are preferred, experience teaching Modeling Chemistry is a plus. Successful LREI teachers are life-long learners who are reflective about their practice and avail themselves of professional development and leadership opportunities and are interested in working in a progressive, intellectually engaged and diverse learning environment.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Creating a safe, respectful, supportive and challenging learning environment
Working with the High School Science Department to create science classes that align with our progressive mission and pedagogical approach
Planning Modeling Chemistry, Biology, and Science Elective lessons and assessments in collaboration with the High School Science Department
Serving as an advisor to 10-12 HS Students, conducting weekly meetings and leading family conferences
Attending weekly staff meetings
Communicating with student, parents, and the administration both formally and informally (Online student management portal, email, phone calls, conferences, and written Mid and End-of-Term Reports)
Being an active member of the LREI community
To apply, candidates should email a statement of interest and resume to the High School
A Masters degree in Biology, Chemistry or related subject and at least three years of successful experience teaching introductory and advanced levels of science as a teacher are preferred, experience teaching Modeling Chemistry is a plus.
A leader in progressive education since 1921, LREI teaches children to be independent thinkers who work together to solve complex problems. Students graduate from our diverse community as active participants in our democratic society, with the creativity, integrity, and courage to bring meaningful change to the world.