Foxcroft Academy is looking for a grades 9-12 Physics Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
being student centered.
a strong grasp of content knowledge.
the ability to teach to a wide spectrum of student abilities in Physics (from introductory to Advanced Placement levels).
the ability to facilitate inquiry-based learning.
the ability teach students who have diverse backgrounds.
an understanding of proficiency-based assessment.
the ability to use technology successfully in his/her classroom.
the willingness to be a team player.
the willingness to support the mission of the school.
Salary and benefits will be based on experience. Housing opportunities may be available through participation in our boarding program.
In addition to teaching or administrative responsibilities, all positions involve other responsibilities that are normally part of an independent school with a boarding population and may include one or more of the following: dormitory residence or association, coaching assignments, dining hall duties, committee work, and other routine duties. Given the nature of a boarding school, there is an assumption that faculty members may be called upon to fulfill these duties on evenings and weekends.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and benefits will be based on experience.
About Foxcroft Academy
Established in 1823, Foxcroft Academy is an independent day and boarding high school in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine. FA’s student body comprises approximately 350 local day students and 100 boarding students hailing from 10 different nations. The Academy’s ever-expanding, standards-based curriculum includes 11 accredited Advanced Placement courses, 25 Visual and Performing Arts courses, 24 offerings in Technical Education, 5 World Language programs, and comprehensive Special Education services. Foxcroft Academy’s 23 varsity athletic teams have combined to win 21 state championships.
Foxcroft Academy’s campus is located on 125 acres comprising playing fields, two large student dormitories, a main academic complex, and a number of annexes. The campus borders the Piscataquis River one mile west of the center of Dover-Foxcroft on Route 15, formerly the stage route between Bangor and Greenville. An hour’s drive from Mt. Katahdin, Moosehead Lake, and Baxter State Park, Dover-Foxcroft is surrounded by lakes, mountains, rivers and woods. The Academy boasts a safe and friendly learning environment with plenty to do before, during and after school.
An experienced and supportive faculty chal...lenge and motivate students both in and out of the classroom, as we believe learning goes beyond the classroom walls! Academic support includes a strong advisor system, peer tutoring, special study options, and one-on-one conferences with teachers.