Physics Teacher - Spring Semester Leave Replacement
October 4, 2018
Contract - Faculty
Concord Academy, an independent college preparatory school for grades 9 through 12 located in Concord, Massachusetts, seeks a leave replacement for Physics teaching in its Science Department for the 2019 spring semester.
The successful candidate will value and seek out opportunities to collaborate with colleagues, bring a creative, innovative interest in curriculum design and experimentation, and enjoy working with adolescents and supporting them in acquiring and achieving a high level of interest and mastery in science. Familiarity with inquiry-based methods is important, as is an affinity towards the application of subject matter to real world problems. We actively seek applicants who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive school community. Applicants should have significant coursework in a relevant subject - a master’s degree is preferred, but not required.
Chartered in 1922, the school currently enrolls approximately 385 boarding and day students from ten countries and territories and fifteen states. Students are engaged in a community animated by a love of learning, enriched by a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives, and guided by a covenant of common trust. Students and teachers work together as a community of learners dedicated to intellectual rigor and creative endeavor. In a caring and challenging atmosphere, students discover and develop talents as scholars, artists, musicians, and athletes and are encouraged to find their voices. The school is committed to embracing and broadening the diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, and talents of its people. Common trust challenges students to balance individual freedom with responsibility and service to a larger community. Such learning prepares students for lives as committed citizens.
Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter, transcripts, and resume to:
Dean of Faculty
To learn more about Concord Academy, please visit our website: www.concordacademy.org.
The school seeks to appoint an experienced Physics teacher in support of a strong and well-established science department. The teacher will teach two sections of Physics and one section of Advanced Physics (equivalent to AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism). The Physics course is a year-long course for juniors and seniors in which the spring semester covers circular motion, work, energy, momentum and rotational kinematics. The Advanced Physics course (equivalent to the AP Physics C: E&M curriculum) is a spring semester course which builds upon a fall semester class in multivariable calculus and mechanics.The position may be filled by one individual or split into multiple jobs based on level of expertise. The leave replacement will run from January 8 - June 6, 2019.
About Concord Academy
Concord Academy is an independent, coeducational boarding and day school renowned for world-class faculty, passionate students, and graduates who make their mark on the world. Founded in 1922, Concord Academy has long balanced high academic standards with a focus on educating the whole student through the arts, athletics, and engagement in the world. Our community thrives on a love of learning, thanks to the care and partnership of teachers who support our students as individuals and challenge them every day to think critically and creatively.
Innovative teaching drives our wide-as-you-can-dream curriculum. Our rigorous approach to the sciences, arts, and humanities is infused with opportunities for intellectual growth, experimentation, and hands-on learning. CA students are honest, dedicated, and self-driven — some of the brightest, most curious, and inventive young people you’re likely to encounter. Within a structured framework, our experienced teachers afford them the flexibility to learn as they do best — while achieving personal goals, whether building a robot or directing a mainstage performance. Creative problem-solving and creative expression are at the core of the CA e...xperience.
Our 39-acre campus on Main Street in Concord, Mass., is home to nearly 400 students in grades 9 through 12 from nearby towns and around the globe. We bring students out into the world, and the world to our campus. In our close-knit community, we prize collaboration over competition. Our daily interactions are shaped by uncommon levels of trust. At CA, we do more than embrace diverse perspectives and backgrounds. We foster independent thinking. We invite passionate dialogue and debate. We believe that living attentively, questioning assumptions, and speaking one’s own truth are essential elements of an engaged and active learning experience.
When our students graduate, they’re prepared not only for college but also for lives of service and impact. Our alumnae/i are authors and ambassadors, entrepreneurs and engineers, dancers and doctors. This is a place where students love to learn, where creativity and trust are abundant natural resources, and where the history and literature of New England enrich us every day.
Concord Academy engages its students in a community animated by a love of learning, enriched by a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives, and guided by a covenant of common trust.
Students and teachers work together as a community of learners dedicated to intellectual rigor and creative endeavor. In a caring and challenging atmosphere, students discover and develop talents as scholars, artists, and athletes and are encouraged to find their voices.
The school is committed to embracing and broadening the diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, and talents of its people. This diversity fosters respect for others and genuine exchange of ideas.
Common trust challenges students to balance individual freedom with responsibility and service to a larger community. Such learning prepares students for lives as committed citizens.
Create + Innovate: The Centennial Campaign for Concord Academy
“As Concord Academy approaches 100 years, we recognize the school’s strengths as a dynamic living and learning community, rooted in an environment defined by innovation and creativity. Looking toward the future, we aspire to strengthen this foundation to make Concord Academy the very best school it can be…The Centennial Campaign is a blueprint for academic, programmatic, and capital priorities. The campaign will free students and faculty to question deeply, take intellectual risks, and dream bigger than ever before.” – Rick Hardy, Head of School. www.concord100.org/progress-priorities/