Wilmington Friends School, a preschool to 12 Quaker, college preparatory day school located in Wilmington, Delaware and enrolling 700 students, has an exciting employment opportunity for a full-time upper school science teacher beginning in the fall of 2018.
A highly qualified candidate is one who:
Has strong coursework (graduate level preferred) in Chemistry and/or Physics.
Has experience teaching in an independent school.
Is familiar with current research, trends, best practices and pedagogy.
Understands and loves working with high school aged students.
Is committed to cultural competency and interested in working in a diverse, environment.
Is comfortable working with technology.
Has the collaborative skills to work with a department (grades preK-12) of dedicated talented colleagues, and the leadership skills to potentially lead the department.
Is willing and eager to take on significant co-curricular responsibilities outside of the classroom as assigned by the Upper School Division Head.
Specifically, the highly qualified candidate will be able to teach all levels of Chemistry and Physics, grades 9-12.
Wilmington Friends School is an International Baccalaureate world school and offers the Diploma Programme in grades 11th and 12th. All teachers and departments are expected to participate in the preparation of our students for this international standard.
If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references electronically to Chrissy Weir, Assistant to the Head of the Upper School, email@example.com. Address the cover letter to Rebecca Zug, Head of the Upper School.