Upper School Physics Teacher
Company: St. Catherine's School
Posted on: January 27, 2023
St. Catherine's School is an Episcopal day school in Richmond,
Virginia, founded in 1890 enrolling 946 girls age 3 through grade
12. Located on a 16-acre campus in the western part of the city,
St. Catherine's core values include pursuing academic excellence,
developing character, nurturing spiritual growth, celebrating
individuals, and building community.
St. Catherine's School provides a rigorous education that prepares
girls with diverse perspectives for a lifetime of learning,
leadership, and service in a global community.
St. Catherine's seeks a dynamic and skilled classroom teacher whose
passion is teaching girls physics starting with the 2022-2023
school year. St. Catherine's state-of-the-art Armfield Science
Center and excellent library resources will support the successful
candidate in engaging girls in an outstanding learning environment.
The successful candidate will inspire girls to become leaders in
STEM fields and should be active in professional organizations. In
addition to classroom responsibilities, the position includes
serving as an advisor to a group of students, sponsoring
extra-curricular activities, and engaging in collaborative
curriculum work with colleagues.
Supervisor: Head of Upper School
Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A
Position Status: Salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 9-month
Hours of Work: Standard work week
Note: This position description has been designed to indicate the
general nature and level of work to be performed by employees
within this classification. This position description should not be
interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and
responsibilities required or assigned to an employee in this
position. Nothing contained in this position description restricts
St. Catherine's School's right to assign or reassign duties and
responsibilities to this position at any time.
- Teach two classes of on-level Physics and one class of
Conceptual Physics during the 2022-2023 school year.
- Ability to teach a course in Robotics, assist with Robotics
programming, or teach in another area of science such as chemistry
or biology is preferred.
- Collaborate with other faculty and align curriculum with
Science Department and Upper School standards.
- In addition, the position requires serving as academic advisor
and actively engaging with and supporting students in the
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
- Candidates should hold at least a bachelor's degree with a
major in Physics. A master's degree is preferred, and previous
independent school experience is an asset.
- Fluency in wide range of pedagogical approaches and strong
classroom management skills are required.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to find joy in
working with others, and strong facility with technology are
qualities sought in the candidate.
- Interest in coaching a sport or leading a co-curricular
activity is desired.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is
required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to grasp, handle and feel
objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb
stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl; talk and hear;
engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and
out; and smell. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 50
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include
close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision,
depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to
become CPR and First Aid Certified.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
St. Catherine's School does not discriminate on the basis of race,
gender, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin in the
administration of its hiring practices. St. Catherine's School is
committed to providing an inclusive educational environment. We
actively engage students, families, faculty and staff from diverse
backgrounds and experiences. Our School community respects the
differences in ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation and
socioeconomic status. Consistent with the School's mission, St.
Catherine's fosters in our students, and experts from all others,
respect for the dignity and wholeness of every person. For more
information about the school's Access, Equity and Belonging please
follow this link
An offer of employment for this position is contingent upon the
applicant's right to work in the United States, authorization for
and completion of successful background checks as may be requested
by the school or required by law, and ability to comply with the
school's COVID-19 vaccination policy, which requires employees to
be vaccinated from COVID-19 consistent with applicable law.
St. Catherine's School offers a highly competitive compensation
package for this full-time position with benefits to include
excellent health plan options, retirement benefits, exhaustive
professional development and networking opportunities as well as
state-of-the art facilities.
Keywords: St. Catherine's School, Richmond , Upper School Physics Teacher, Education / Teaching , Richmond, Virginia
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