Upper School Biology Teacher

  • St. Paul's Episcopal School
  • Mobile, AL
  • Jun 23, 2022
Full time Teacher

Job Description

St. Paul's Episcopal School Biology Teacher

https://www.stpaulsmobile.net/

REPORTS TO: Upper School Head, Assistant Head of School, Head of School

CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

OVERVIEW

  • In consultation with colleagues in the upper school and science department members, the science faculty member is responsible for teaching a full load of classes.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Teach varied sections of science classes, possibly including Advanced Placement and/or sections of SPS’s Alternative Instruction Program
  • Plan for engaging students in course content, course materials, and methods of instruction based on benchmarks and standards.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, collaborating with colleagues,  and actively participating in professional development.
  • Participate in campus and community events.
  • Develop positive relationships with students and colleagues.
  • With collaboration of fellow social studies department teachers, continually review curriculum for all  social studies courses

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field from accredited university required; Masters or other advanced degree preferred.
  • Several years of experience preferred, but not required
  • Experience with College Board AP curricula preferred, but not required
  • Experience teaching students with learning challenges preferred

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • A teacher with heart and a strong sense of humor, who loves working with children.
  • A teacher with the ability to maintain a culture of safety, superior education, efficient operation, and continuous improvement.
  • A teacher that can effectively communicate the vision established by the Head of School.
  • A teacher with strong moral conduct, work ethic, and sound decision making practices.
  • A teacher with the confidence and judgment that comes from independent school experience and reflection.
  • A teacher who is transparent in communication and has an open-door policy.
  • A teacher who is team-oriented with a commitment to collaboration, who will work alongside other faculty and administration in an effort to provide the best educational opportunity for our students.
  • A teacher who appreciates the need for flexibility when working at a thriving academic/arts/athletic institution.
  • A teacher with a growth mindset, who encourages taking professional risks and rejoices in the lessons that can be learned from making mistakes, while celebrating the many successes.
  • A teacher with the ability to transition from physical classroom instruction to remote learning with minimal disruption of curriculum.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Be able to move heavy equipment, standing for long periods of time, walking long distances, operating computer and other office and classroom equipment.

St. Paul’s Episcopal School welcomes candidates for employment, regardless of age, race, culture, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, national or ethnic origin, and does not discriminate on the basis of any category protected by law in the administration of any of its programs.