Oak Hall School is seeking a dynamic educator to join our Upper School Physics team in a challenging college preparatory environment. We invite well-qualified candidates to apply for this position which will begin August 2018.
Teach 5 sections spanning the Physics curriculum through AP Physics II.
Plan, evaluate, and revise curriculum, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction as needed
Prepare and deliver Physics curriculum in an engaging manner
Promote a positive classroom environment and demonstrate strong classroom management skills to create and maintain a learning environment that ensures high levels of learning for all students
Assess and document each student’s performance/progress both formally and informally to meet the School's standards, and provide regular feedback to students and their parents
Work collaboratively with the Science Department, the Upper School team, and the greater Oak Hall community
Incorporates 21st century skills into curriculum
Serves as Advisor to a group of assigned students
Serve as a mentor and advocate for your students
Be a role model of integrity and professionalism
Support the Mission of the School
Be available throughout the workday to advise and assist students.
Maintain expertise in subject matter through professional development.
Meet regular and predictable attendance requirements, including attending division and other school meetings, professional days, and other required events.
Adhere to School policies as described in the Employee Handbook and other materials
Responsible for the proper care and storage of all lab materials, equipment, and chemicals and following all chemical safety guidelines
Well qualified candidates will possess the following credentials, talents, commitment, and comportment:
Bachelor’s degree or post graduate work in Physics or closely related required
Master’s degree preferred
Ability to teach classes across the high school physics curriculum through AP Physics II
Ability to teach STEM electives preferred
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills.
Be comfortable and adept with the effective use of technology in the learning process
Ability to inspire, engage, empower, and educate and evaluate students with vigor and creativity
A history of commitment to professional development and life-long learning
The ability to work positively and professionally with students, parents and faculty
A high degree of professionalism, collegiality, and personal conduct both in and outside of school
Ability, willingness, and judgment to communicate thoroughly, accurately, and concisely with all constituents in a school environment, both verbally and in writing
Enthusiasm and commitment to the vision and Mission of the School
Oak Hall School offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including insurance, paid leave, professional development opportunities, tuition remission, and a robust 403(b) retirement plan with generous employer matching contributions.
Candidates who wish to be considered for this position should complete our online application available at oakhall.org/employment and click on "Current Openings". Please be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume, copies of transcript(s), and a statement of educational philosophy.
Oak Hall School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Thank you for your interest in Oak Hall School.
About Oak Hall School
Founded in 1970, Oak Hall School is north-central Florida's premiere independent school. Serving 773 students from age three through 12th grade, Oak Hall's mission is "Preparing students for ethical leadership in a diverse and global society." Oak Hall’s safe, self-contained, and community-friendly 43-acre campus is located in southwest Gainesville, Florida, 5 miles from the University of Florida. If you are passionate about inspiring students, come join our team.