Greenhills School, an independent school of 520 students in grades 6-12, seeks a qualified and innovative upper school science teacher who has a general academic background in the sciences, and a deep knowledge of biology and/or chemistry, and who is thoughtful about pedagogy.The Greenhills School Science faculty guides its students to a working understanding of the unifying concepts of science and of the practices by which scientists learn and discover the physical world.
Greenhills School is eager to consider applications from groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities. We want a diverse mix of talented people who want to join us as student centered educators and role models who bring joy and good humor to our classrooms, fields, and offices, employ a broad array of effective instructional methods, work collaboratively with colleagues, seek and respond to student feedback, and commit to reflective practice and continual growth. We pride ourselves on being a warm and welcoming inclusive community.
Specific responsibilities include teaching four sections of core science courses in Chemistry and/or ninth grade Introductory Biology, and participating in community life through service in advising and co-curricular programs.Undergraduate degree in a biological field, Chemistry and/or science education required, graduate work in those disciplines desired. Proven experience with the age group required, teaching experience at the secondary level preferred.
For a complete job description, please visit https://www.greenhillsschool.org/about/employment/. Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references, and a completed Greenhills application form to: E. Quincy McLaughlin, Head of Upper School, and Robert Ause, Science Department Chair via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. No phone inquiries please. Application Deadline: We will begin reviewing applications on February 1st and will continue until the position is filled.
About Greenhills School
Greenhills School is a student-centered community that helps young people realize their full intellectual, ethical, artistic and athletic potential in preparation for college — and beyond — as curious, creative, and responsible citizens who respect all individuals and their differences, and whose meaningful and balanced lives will better the world.