POSITION TITLE: Upper School Science: Chemistry and Physics
REPORTS TO: Upper School Head
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full time, 10 month employee, benefit eligible
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
The Walker School is a nonsectarian, co-educational independent day school serving three year olds through twelfth grade in Marietta, Georgia. The school was founded in 1957 and currently enrolls approximately 900 students. The Walker School is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive school community and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, handicap or disability, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy and childbirth or related medical conditions, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. Diverse candidates committed to working in a multicultural environment are encouraged to apply.
Walker seeks an energetic and dedicated individual for an Upper School Science position beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. The ideal candidate will be capable of teaching Upper School Chemistry and Physics. The teaching load is five sections with no more than three preparations along with grade level advising. Total student contact will be between 70 and 100.
Because science represents an integral way of thinking about the world around us, our science curriculum trains students to explore life with a critical eye and an open mind. From early on, emphasis is placed on observation, analysis, and communication skills. Courses are taught via a wide variety of developmentally appropriate methods, including labs, classroom discussion, modeling, and projects. Technology is integrated at each level to allow our students to gather and analyze data, as well as to connect with current events in the field.
Preference will be given to candidates interested in contributing to the full life of the school through coaching at the Upper School or Middle School level or sponsoring a student organization.
Classroom teaching experience is required, and a Master’s degree or advanced course work is preferred. Salary is based on degrees earned and years of experience and is commensurate with other independent schools in the area.
All candidates must complete the online application on the Careers page at www.thewalkerschool.org. Resumes will be accepted until April 20, 2019.