An ideal Upper School Physics and Engineering teacher is dynamic, has the ability to teach all levels of physics and engineering, and is interested in developing strong problem-solving and communication competencies in students. The teacher will work with students in grades 9 - 12, with a particular emphasis on 9th grade Physics and upper-level elective courses in engineering and innovation. This position is needed for temporary placement from January-June 2020.
Candidates should have prior experience successfully teaching physics and/or engineering or experience working within the field of physics and/or engineering or a combination of teaching and practical experience
Experience working in a student-centered learning environment, with practical experience with problem- and project-based learning, as well as integrated learning
Relevant professional experience outside of the classroom (for example, previous or concurrent work in the field as an engineer, etc.) is desirable
Internal Number: p84
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McDonogh School is a community that finds joy in work, in play, and in the discovery and realization of personal potential. Strong, mutually respectful relationships among and between students and teachers inspire a passion for learning, a dedication to personal integrity, and a commitment to excellence. Embracing diversity of background, culture, and thought, the school builds upon its founder's original mission to provide a life-altering opportunity to develop in its students the will "to do the greatest possible amount of good."
Founded in 1873 and situated on an 820-acre campus, McDonogh is a day and boarding institution that employs 330 faculty and staff; serves 1,370 students in grades PK-12; has a substantial operating budget and endowment; and just completed a $75 million capital campaign, the largest of any independent school in Maryland. Long been recognized as one of the finest schools in the nation, McDonogh has a reputation for being highly innovative and "on the move."
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