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HS Science Teacher

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Grace Church School

US

26 days ago
full-time
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Qualification

In 2024-25, the position would require the teaching of 9th grade biology and other courses depending on the needs of the program and candidates’ qualifications. Faculty must be academically prepared and highly effective at teaching and designing curriculum for a rotating block course schedule of three 80-minute periods per six-day cycle, along with a weekly tutorial period for additional individual or small group instruction

Responsibility

Creating lesson plans and laboratory opportunities following the Science department’s curricular and pedagogical goals. Assigning regular homework, creating assignments and maintaining gradebooks in accordance with class content and department’s policy. Grading students and giving regular feedback. Writing report cards quarterly. Joining and contributing to weekly Science team meetings. Full-time faculty also teach three courses in our Lab Studies program. Full time faculty lead small group advisories, depending on their courseload. Advisors are responsible for supporting, advising, and mentoring students through their four years of high school, helping them to understand themselves as learners and to lead their fall and spring family conferences, and to contribute to student life and the school community

Benefits

  • This is a full-time faculty position with an expected base salary of $68,000–$155,040 commensurate with education and experience on the faculty salary scale

    Job Description

    Description

    About Grace Grace Church School is a JK–12, independent school located on two nearby campuses in downtown New York City. An Episcopal school, welcoming children of all faiths and of none, Grace believes in the inherent, precious dignity of every individual and seeks to provide an outstanding education worthy of our common humanity. Grace is a school of big ideas, and our structured curriculum promotes academic excellence through a pedagogy of joy: an approach that reflects our belief that joy is the fuel of academic achievement, and that students learn best when motivated by delight, wonder, curiosity, and purpose. We work hard to nurture a culture of dignity and belonging, and we seek to foster in each student skills of intellectual excellence and habits of ethical virtue. Grounded in tradition, the school remains ever open to innovation, looking to the best research on the science of learning and the craft of teaching to advance the timeless values and aspirations of our mission. In the high school division, students are challenged to reach their full potential, ask essential questions, and wrestle with complex ideas, working to solve real-world problems, and participate in the interconnected global community. About the Position The Grace Church science department is looking for a full time science teacher who is qualified to teach both core and elective science courses. In 2024-25, the position would require the teaching of 9th grade biology and other courses depending on the needs of the program and candidates’ qualifications. Full-time faculty responsibilities include the following: • Creating lesson plans and laboratory opportunities following the Science department’s curricular and pedagogical goals. • Assigning regular homework, creating assignments and maintaining gradebooks in accordance with class content and department’s policy • Grading students and giving regular feedback • Writing report cards quarterly • Joining and contributing to weekly Science team meetings • Full-time faculty also teach three courses in our Lab Studies program • Full time faculty lead small group advisories, depending on their courseload REQUIREMENTS Faculty must be academically prepared and highly effective at teaching and designing curriculum for a rotating block course schedule of three 80-minute periods per six-day cycle, along with a weekly tutorial period for additional individual or small group instruction. Faculty must be adept at using technology for teaching and learning, and supporting students. In addition to teaching their core academic classes, all faculty teach in our Lab Studies program, focused on inquiry-driven, project-based, experiential real-world learning. Faculty also serve as advisors in small advisory groups that meet daily. Advisors are responsible for supporting, advising, and mentoring students through their four years of high school, helping them to understand themselves as learners and to lead their fall and spring family conferences, and to contribute to student life and the school community. We work in a team-based structure with a high level of communication and collegiality. Active participation in a faculty culture of continuous learning, professional development, and intellectual growth is expected and supported. Opportunities are available to coach, direct, and lead activities in the extracurricular program, in which all students are encouraged to participate. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree or beyond is preferred. Compensation This is a full-time faculty position with an expected base salary of $68,000–$155,040 commensurate with education and experience on the faculty salary scale. Grace Church School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that equity and inclusion are not only hallmarks of a just society, but also virtues essential to sound learning. Our commitment to antiracism, equity, and belonging calls on all faculty members to promote a culture of dignity and belonging for everyone at Grace by recognizing and honoring the unique gifts of its students, families, faculty, and staff. We encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds and from individuals of all races, nationalities, identities, and beliefs. 7UrfQeVAJs