Location: Troy, New York
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Emma Willard School will appoint a Teaching Fellow for the 2023-2024 school year to teach in the science department. The Fellows program at Emma Willard School partners with Clarkson Graduate School so that the candidate receives a Master’s of Arts in Teaching degree from Clarkson University’s Capital Region campus. This program provides the opportunity to an aspiring teacher to gain classroom experience with the guidance of an experienced faculty mentor. Compensation includes full payment for graduate school tuition, on-campus faculty housing, and a stipend. To be considered for this position, the candidate needs to be accepted into the graduate program at Clarkson University. The graduate program begins in June 2023.
We seek someone who is committed to and willing to navigate today’s changing and diverse landscape. This individual will help the school promote and nurture diversity, equity, and inclusion. The School encourages candidates from under-represented groups and individuals who have demonstrated experience with diverse populations who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service to apply.
Responsibilities and Duties include, but are not limited to:
Teaching: Teaching two sections of a lab-based physical science course in collaboration with seasoned science instructors, utilizing appropriate technology in the classroom, creating daily lesson plans in collaboration with teachers of the same subject, meeting weekly with an experienced teaching mentor, creating and administering appropriate assessments, and providing students with timely feedback..
Faculty Duties: Keep accurate records of attendance and grades as required by the school, compose student comments three times a year with additional progress reports as assigned, attend departmental, faculty, and all-school meetings, participate in professional development opportunities provided by the school.
Residential: Fellows are expected to live on campus and be affiliated with a residential dormitory. As part of their compensation plan, fellows are asked to carry out the duties and responsibilities of residential faculty. A couple nights a week will be spent working in the dorm, along with several weekends staying in the dorm.
Co-curricular: Fellows will participate in a co-curricular commitment within our program such as coaching one season of a sport, advising a club, etc.
Communication: Communicating efficiently, and in a timely manner, with colleagues, students, students’ advisors, parents, and/or residential faculty in a professional manner, in both oral and written form.
- Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, physics and/or other relevant science discipline
- Have a good working knowledge of Google Suite and enthusiasm for experimenting with learning technologies
- Comfortable working with online learning-management systems
- A valid driver’s license
- Be a strong advocate for the Emma Willard School mission
- Demonstrate a commitment to laboratory safety and best-practices in the lab
- Patience, enthusiasm, and the ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines
- Demonstrate a commitment to professional growth and development
We seek to identify, recruit, and develop employees who bring a diversity of experiences, perspectives, talents, and backgrounds. We offer a competitive total compensation package in a stimulating and dynamic academic community. Emma is an equal opportunity employer.
Emma Willard School requires employees to be fully vaccinated with the exception of medical exemptions. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and teaching statement to be considered for the position.
Please apply through the school's Career Center website.
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About Emma Willard School
Since 1814, Emma Willard School has been one of the nation's leading college preparatory boarding and day schools for young women. At Emma Willard, every possible resource is dedicated to developing in students the values and skills that form the foundation of a life of accomplishment, leadership, and fulfillment. These include a love for the life of the mind, a commitment to service, courage and confidence, grace and creativity, and collaboration and friendship. Known for its rigor, the school promotes intellectual curiosity and disciplined study habits through a challenging curriculum distinguished by a wide array of advanced placement courses and electives. It also promotes active involvement in the life of the campus and off-campus communities through a rich co-curricular program. In all they do, students are both challenged and closely supported by an outstanding faculty and staff. The school's extraordinary physical plant is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and provides a breathtakingly beautiful yet state-of-the-art setting for learning and living. Throughout its history, Emma Willard has been committed to enrolling a diverse student body from across the Ca...pital Region, across the country, and around the world. This commitment is honored by significant expenditures in financial aid to assist families who might not otherwise have the opportunity to provide an extraordinary secondary education for their daughters.