Landon School is an independent school for boys in grades 3–12, located on a beautiful 75 acre campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1929, our mission is to prepare talented boys for productive lives as accomplished, responsible and caring men whose actions are guided by the principles of perseverance, teamwork, honor and fair play.
Landon is committed to creating an environment where boys are encouraged to strive, reach and endeavor towards becoming their best selves. This is done through our teacher-coach-mentor model of instruction, our caring and dedicated faculty, and a robust co-curricular program.
Landon seeks a creative and innovative Middle School Physical & Earth Science teacher for the 2020-21 school year. This position will primarily consist of being a lead teacher of Form II (grade 8) Physical Science, and may include teaching Form I (grade 7) Earth Science. The ideal candidate will be experienced and confident in teaching beginning chemistry and physics topics, including integrating mathematics into physical science, and using laboratory experiments and hands-on projects to help students master science concepts. Experience with or a willingness to learn robotics is desirable, and candidates should be comfortable with topics in earth and environmental science. Candidates must have completed undergraduate work in a science discipline or science education, and be willing to work with other educators in a collaborative environment. A graduate degree is preferred, but not required. The position includes coaching and advising responsibilities in addition to classroom teaching, and offers many chances to engage with students beyond the classroom, so candidates should have an appreciation for spending time with middle school students. Those who have experience guiding student projects or clubs are especially welcome to apply.
Landon School offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including: health, dental and vision insurance, an attractive 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, free lunch and much more.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume, along with contact information for three professional references, to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone inquiries please.
About Landon School
Landon School is an independent day school for boys (grades 3-12) located in Bethesda, MD. The school's Code of Character promotes the values of respect, honor, and civility throughout campus life. Landon faculty and staff build meaningful relationships with students and colleagues through the school's Teacher-Coach-Mentor philosophy, where faculty and staff teach, coach, and advise students in a variety of settings.