Upper School Science Teacher

  • Tallulah Falls School
  • Tallulah Falls, GA, USA
  • Mar 27, 2024
Full time Teacher

Job Description

About TFS

Tallulah Falls School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day and boarding school nestled in the northeast Georgia mountains serving more than 500 students in grades four-12. Our students, faculty, staff, parents, and supporters form a close-knit school family where everyone feels a sense of belonging and purpose. We all work together as a team to accomplish a common mission.



Job Summary

Tallulah Falls School seeks a student-centered, energetic, and inventive upper school science teacher with the ability to instruct highly motivated students in a rigorous course of study at the college-preparatory level, honors level and advanced level. The ability to instruct in the broad field sciences would be an advantage.  The candidate must possess a desire to be a part of a special team to capture hearts, elevate character and intellect, and prepare our students to thrive in life. Preferred candidates will contribute to the academic and extracurricular life of the school through a willingness to coach and/or sponsor a club. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Those fortunate enough to influence young lives at TFS receive a competitive benefits package.




●      Provide an engaging environment conducive to facilitating a positive learning experience for all students.

●      Provide a superior level of instruction for students daily.

●      Communicate effectively and in a timely manner with parents and school administration.

●      Seek improvement through professional development.

●       Building relationships and mentoring young individuals

●      Evaluate each student’s growth in knowledge and skills in the course being taught

●      Other duties as assigned





Requirements & Qualifications

●      Bachelor’s Degree minimum requirement

●      Georgia teaching certificate or state equivalent in the field of science

●      Significant teaching experience (teaching experience at a college setting preferred)

●      Maintain a high degree of ethical professionalism.

●      Exhibit superior classroom management skills.

●      Maintain thorough records and plans.

●      Incorporate the use of technology into the classroom.

●      Adhere to and enforce all school policies.


Standard Physical Requirements:

●      Must be able to sit and/or stand for an extended period of time.

●      Must be able to bend, reach, lift and climb.

●      Must be able to understand written and verbal instructions.

●      Must be able to lift, carry, move and handle equipment, boxes weighing up to 20 pounds.

●      Must be able to communicate and respond to questions from various levels both within and outside the organization.

●      Must have manual dexterity sufficient to perform specified duties.





In addition to completing the employment application, interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references to the attention of Kim Popham at [email protected]. No phone calls, please. The employment application can be found here- https://www.tallulahfalls.org/about/employment-opportunities.cms


Tallulah Falls School is an equal opportunity employer.


All job applicants at TFS will undergo testing for the presence of illegal drugs as a condition of employment. Any applicant with a confirmed positive test result will be denied employment. Applicants will be required to submit to a specimen test at a laboratory selected by Tallulah Falls School and sign a consent agreement to release TFS from liability.