St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is seeking an Upper School Chemistry teacher to begin in August 2020. This teacher is responsible for delivery and implementation of the Core Chemistry curriculum. Previous and recent teaching experience in Chemistry is required. A typical position consists of a combination of Core Chemistry and Chemistry Electives plus an advisory. The Core Chemistry class is taught in collaboration with the Chemistry Teaching Team. Salary will be based on the candidate's experience and qualifications.
The successful candidate will have the following skills and abilities:
Current Chemistry teaching experience
Knowledge of chemistry and a variety of teaching strategies that promote engagement and understanding of the curriculum.
Open collaboration skills
Excellent organization, presentation, and communication skills
Strong classroom management skills
Laboratory safety and set-up skills
Instruct Upper School Chemistry courses
Advisor a group of 8 -10 students.
Develop lesson plans and monitor student performance.
Collaborate with colleagues to enhance instructional activities and environment.
Update and maintain student academic records and performance metrics in WhippleHill software application.
Communicate regularly with parents, students, and colleagues regarding student progress.
In order to be considered for this position at St. Andrew’s, we ask that candidates submit a resume, and in lieu of a cover letter, applicants are asked to submit written responses to the 3 questions at the bottom of this page. Please submit your resume and written responses to the 3 questions to Michelle Roe, Director of Finance & Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About St. Andrew's Episcopal School
St. Andrew’s is a co-educational Episcopal K-12 day school, enrolling a diverse student body of approximately 950 students on two campuses in Austin, Texas. The school strives to help young people from diverse racial, religious, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds to achieve their potential not only in intellectual understanding but also in aesthetic sensitivity, physical well-being, and moral decisiveness so that they may lead productive, responsible lives, not only for themselves but also for their community.
St. Andrew’s embraces the Episcopal identity of intentional pluralism as well as that of spiritual and religious growth integrated into the curriculum and life in the school community. Daily chapel is held in all grades. St. Andrew's employs individuals without regard to race, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability as protected by federal, state, or local law.
St. Andrew's is committed to providing equal opportunity in all personnel actions and in the administration of all policies and programs. St. Andrew's keeps resumes on file for future openings. Please send resumes in PDF or Word format to our Director of Finance & Human Resourc...es, Michelle Roe, at HR@sasaustin.org If you have any questions, please call (512)299-9806. For more information about St. Andrew’s School in Austin, please access our web site: www.sasaustin.org