At Mercersburg Academy, learning is rich, purposeful, and life changing.
An independent college-preparatory school in south-central Pennsylvania, the Academy offers a rigorous academic program to 440 boarding and day students from 27 states and 36 countries. At Mercersburg we embrace the values of hard work, character, and community while learning to balance independence with interdependence and individual humility with collective pride.
We are seeking a science teacher for the 2020-21 academic year starting August 17, 2020. The person holding this position is responsible for preparing curriculum and providing instruction in a combination of chemistry, biology or physics.
Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to:
Teaching four sections of science, preparing course objectives and course of study following departmental guidelines and curriculum, conducting varied and frequent assessments of student performance, utilizing appropriate technology in the classroom setting, keeping attendance and grade records as required by school, writing individual grade and comment reports six times a year with additional progress reports as assigned, maintaining regularly scheduled office hours for help sessions with students, attending faculty meetings and professional development opportunities provided by the school
Communicating positively and proactively with students, advisers, parents, colleagues, and administration in a professional manner in both oral and written form
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The position requires a person who has experience teaching adolescents and enjoys working with and relates well to both adults and students, is collaborative, and communicates well. This faculty member needs to be organized as well as possess excellent written an oral communication and technology skills. The science department member holds a full-time faculty position and two-thirds of the faculty position is devoted to teaching science. The science department member carries out additional responsibilities such as residential and/or co-curricular assignments.
Experience with technology applications such as use of a MacBook Pro and iPad for teaching purposes. Specific knowledge of Keynote, Pages, and iMovie is beneficial.
Prior experience in teaching chemistry and curriculum development preferred.
Preference given to applicants who can also teach biology, physics, or math.
A valid driver’s license.
Apply to "firstname.lastname@example.org" with letter of interest and resume.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Mercersburg Academy
An independent college-preparatory school in south-central Pennsylvania, the Academy offers a rigorous academic program to approximately 440 boarding and day students from 29 states and 36 countries. In small classes, students and faculty work eye to eye and mind to mind, as they deepen their understanding of their subjects—and of themselves.
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