Lawrence Academy has an opening for a full-time science teacher starting in August, 2019. Prospective candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with advanced degree preferred. Experience with engineering, physics, design thinking, entrepreneurship and project-based learning is a plus. This opportunity offers exciting collaborative curricular work with room for growth and potential leadership. Candidates from all science disciplines are encouraged to apply with preference for physics and chemistry background.
Ideal candidates will have at least two to five years of science teaching experience, have practice using an inquiry-based approach and facilitating open-ended investigations, and have been involved in developing innovative science curricula. Science courses at Lawrence Academy have a substantial laboratory component, and prospective candidates should have significant practice supervising and facilitating hands-on activities and overseeing and organizing safe lab practices. Candidates should demonstrate enthusiasm for teaching and working closely with adolescents, and be willing to work in a collaborative environment.
Lawrence Academy is a residential and day school in Groton, MA serving 400 students in grades 9-12. Faculty members are fully involved in the curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular programs of the school. All members of the faculty participate in our residential program.
Lawrence Academy is seeking candidates with a commitment to cultural competence which enables individuals to work and communicate across social and cultural differences. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Lawrence Academy is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, coaching, advising, and/or residential responsibilities.
To apply for this position please email a single PDF with resume, cover letter, and list of references to Colin Igoe, Dean of Academics & Faculty, at email@example.com subject line “Science Teacher.” No phone calls please.
Lawrence Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, creed, age, gender, national origin or ancestry, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or any non-job related disability.
About Lawrence Academy
Lawrence Academy, serving 400 students in Groton, Massachusetts, is a residential and day school, and faculty are fully involved in the curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular programs at the school.