Saint John's seeks a full-time biology teacher who has a passion for teaching. Candidates should have a strong background in education, a commitment to and understanding of adolescent boys in the classroom, the ability to utilize technology to enhance student learning, and the drive to engage in ongoing professional development.
The ideal candidate is committed to guiding our students as they construct their understanding of biology and the natural world. This educator is a collaborator with an appreciation for the teachable moment in their discipline and beyond it, when moral and ethical questions arise in and out of the classroom. A person with consistently high standards, comfortable teaching in a faith-filled school community, the candidate of choice seeks growth and learning every day, both personally and professionally, and inspires others to do the same through additional efforts, such as coaching teams, directing clubs, or supervising activities.
Teacher will be responsible for the implementation of curricula, designing assessments that measure student progress and achievement, using assessment date to inform instructional practices, and participating in collaborative activities.
Required qualifications include:
An undergraduate degree in biology or related discipline (a Master's or Ph.D. would be highly valued), at least three years of high school teaching experience (experience teaching AP Biology and biology electives are preferred), proficiency with technology, dedication to working cooperatively with science teachers to maintain and grow a strong science program, and robust interpersonal skills. In addition to honor and character, and commitment to intellectual engagement, especially important is the candidate's demonstrated commitment to an inclusive school community.
The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter of interest, resume, and a list of 3 employment references to the attention of Margaret Granados, Principal of Saint John's High School, at email@example.com.
About Saint John's High School
Saint John's High School is a Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School. A Saint John's Catholic education is rooted in the commitment of the Xaverian Brothers to bring Christ to life in young men. For over one hundred years, a religious and lay staff has assisted students in discovering and developing their God-given talents. As a college preparatory school, Saint John's fosters the formation of the whole person: spiritual, social, physical, intellectual, creative, and aesthetic.