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Senior School Science Teacher

Company: Sewickley Academy
Location: Sewickley
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Sewickley Academy is seeking to hire a Science teacher with a strong academic background in the physical sciences with an emphasis on chemistry. Potential candidates should also have previous teaching experience and training to teach Advanced Placement Chemistry. This position offers a competitive salary plus excellent benefits and work/life balance programs including a premium-free health plan option, an excellent retirement plan, generous leave time, and tuition benefits programs. Are you searching for a workplace where a diverse mix of talented people come together to serve our students? If so, apply for this opportunity today! ABOUT SEWICKLEY ACADEMY As Pittsburgh's longest-standing independent coeducational school, Pre-K through Grade 12, Sewickley Academy is distinguished by not only its rigorous academics and outstanding faculty, but also by its approach to learning and teaching, in which every child is challenged to explore and excel to their highest ability. Sewickley Academy faculty and staff help to create an environment of encouragement and support by inspiring students to reach their goals and develop a love of learning. We value and encourage different voices and opinions. Teachers work collaboratively and cross-departmental teamwork keeps us engaged in the success of our school as a whole. RESPONSIBILITIES The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic teacher of science, a skilled user of technology and interactive pedagogy, an eager participant and collaborator in school life, as well as an educator committed to fostering positive relationships for learning and dedicated to our core principles of character, educational vigor, diversity, and community. The teaching load will be four to five sections drawn from a range of physical science courses focused on chemistry. In addition to becoming a member of our Science department, the successful candidate will serve as an advisor to a group of 8-10 advisees and take on additional responsibilities such as advising a club or serving on a committee.

  • A bachelor's degree in Chemistry or Chemistry Education is required, and a Master's degree preferred.
  • Ideal candidates will have at least three years of secondary school teaching experience. ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM? All interested applicants applying for this position should submit their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements. Sewickley Academy is committed to having an inclusive community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Academy does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender/gender-identity, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class. PI182151862

Keywords: Sewickley Academy, Pittsburgh , Senior School Science Teacher, Education / Teaching , Sewickley, Pennsylvania

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