McCallie seeks a dynamic, innovative, student-centered instructor of chemistry, capable of teaching at the introductory, honors, and AP levels. McCallie has recently opened its new $15 million, 40,000 square foot science building with state of the art technology, science labs, and research spaces, including a tissue culture lab, innovation maker-space, and engineering lab. The teacher will join a dozen other science faculty and instruct five sections. Labs should be integrated into the sections. The teacher will also be involved in the school's extensive afternoon activity program supporting science research, advising one of the many extracurricular activities or coaching at the junior varsity or varsity level of a sport. There may be other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
passion for and experience in helping students uncover real-world connection to the science;
willingness to work cooperatively within a strong department, on grade level teams, and along vertical course sequences;
ability to push student discovery and experiential learning within the structure of an AP framework;
have a deep understanding of McCallie's mission - including both its commitment to character development and the ideals of honor, truth, and duty and its Christian foundation and Judeo-Christian heritage - and have a desire to live out and serve that mission for the good of McCallie boys.
This is a ten month, full time position. It is considered exempt and eligible for full benefits.
Applicants should possess:
Extensive experience teaching chemistry, preferably at the honors or AP level;
Master's degree in chemistry or secondary school science education.
Additional qualifications or characteristics desired, but not required, include:
experience working in or with aspects of science industry, especially those related to chemistry;
involvement in various levels of student science research;
familiarity with Next Generation Science Standards and 3-D science instruction;
experience relevant to teaching, coaching another sport, or serving in another program area.