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The Lawrenceville School announces a job opening for a Chemistry and Physics teacher. We are seeking enthusiastic, energetic, collegial individuals who want to work with both adults and students in a collaborative and inclusive academic setting. The strongest candidates will have experience teaching chemistry and physics. Candidates may also have experience teaching one of the subjects and significant coursework in the other subject.
It is the mission of the Science Department of the Lawrenceville School to introduce students to both the beautiful simplicity and intriguing complexity of the world to foster a life-long curiosity about the world in which they live. Members of the science department will cultivate in students the understanding that scientific knowledge is characterized by empirical criteria, logical argument, and skeptical review. ?It will prepare all students to use an understanding of scientific concepts and processes for personal decision making, effective participation in civic affairs, and preparation for those who choose advanced study in science beyond Lawrenceville.
Teach four sections, two to three preparations per trimester (a total of 10 sections in a year).
Two seasons of coaching or equivalent co-curricular commitment, including at least one season of interscholastic coaching (or the equivalent).
Advise five to eight students, and do one evening a week of “House duty,” providing supervision in a student residence from 7-11:30 pm. Although not necessarily starting their first year, faculty who reside in School-provided housing are expected to spend eight years living in one of the residential houses at some point in their career.
Chaperone a weekend activity (dance, coffee house, etc.) at least once per term.
Work within the department and in the broader school to foster community and belonging and to support the School’s anti-racist commitments.
Work professionally and cooperatively within the department, the School, and the broader Lawrenceville community.
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or Physics; Master’s degree preferred.
At least two years high school teaching experience.
A passion for teaching chemistry and/or physics.
The strongest candidates have the ability to collaborate with peers to develop curriculum, a willingness to be flexible and a desire for feedback.
Ability to teach a range of chemistry courses (introductory, general and advanced).
Background in and commitment to planning and facilitating collaborative, student-centered learning experiences.
Background in and commitment to culturally responsive teaching.
Experience with effective use of technology in the learning process.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication (oral and written) abilities.
Ability to work collaboratively and independently, as needed and appropriate.
Proficient computer skills, including familiarity with Google suite and Microsoft Office suite.
Founded in 1810, The Lawrenceville School, one of the country’s premier independent schools, is located in central New Jersey, five miles south of Princeton, 55 miles south of New York City, and 40 miles north of Philadelphia. A welcoming community with students from more than 30 states and nearly 40 countries, the School serves students in grades nine through post-graduate. Lawrenceville employs the Harkness method of learning, stimulating thoughtful inquiry and debate. Across academic, residential, and co-curricular settings, Lawrenceville challenges a diverse community to lead lives of learning, integrity, and high purpose, inspiring the best in each to seek the best for all. For additional information, please visit www.lawrenceville.org.
The Lawrenceville School seeks enthusiastic, energetic, collegial individuals who want to work with both adults and students in a collaborative and inclusive academic setting.
The Lawrenceville School is a diverse and inclusive community and makes all employment decisions without regard for an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, national origin, nationality, sex, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expr...ession, age, veteran status, physical or mental disability (including AIDS and HIV related illness), genetic information, refusal to provide genetic information, refusal to submit to genetic testing, ancestry, familial status, marital status, domestic partnership status, civil union status, atypical cellular or blood trait, military service, application for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The Lawrenceville School will also provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals in accordance with applicable law.
The Lawrenceville School conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Eligible employees receive a competitive benefit package that includes health insurance coverage, paid leave and retirement plan options, and many other valuable programs.