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Posted
March 6, 2019
School
Position
Upper School Physics Teacher
Description
Reports To: Head of School and Head of Upper School
Position Type: Full-Time, Faculty, Exempt

Established in 1920, Bentley School is a K-12 co-educational, independent day school located on two campuses in Oakland and Lafayette. Bentley is an inclusive community that shares a vision of transformative learning and respect for the individual. Bentley seeks a physics teacher at the Upper School campus in Lafayette.

Responsibilities
Responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:
● Teaching four sections of Upper School Physics.
● Attending regular subject team meetings and weekly Science department meetings;
● Participating in various aspects of student life at Bentley such as advising clubs, coaching, or working with student organizations.

Qualifications
● Degree in Physics and/or a related field that requires significant coursework in Physics
● Experience teaching Physics
● Experience in an interdisciplinary environment with an emphasis on group collaboration and use of technology
● Experience in teaching Problem Solving skills in addition to traditional core content
● Ability and willingness to work with students in large and small group settings using multiple teaching methods to reach a broad range of students
● Desire to continually examine one’s practice with the goal to improve student learning
● Commitment to issues of diversity, leadership, inclusion, and equity. Candidates who reflect the broad range of diversity of the Bay Area are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications
● An advanced degree in Physics and/or a related field that requires significant coursework in Physics (e.g., M.A., M.S., or Ph.D. in Physics)
● A passion for working with young people
● A desire to collaborate in a dynamic community of teachers
● Excellent interpersonal, writing, and communication skills
● Experience in working with high school or college age students in an academic setting
● Experience in innovative course design, planning, implementation, and assessment.

Bentley School is an equal opportunity employer and seeks rich diversity among faculty and administration. The School offers competitive compensation and benefits.

How to Apply
Please send a letter of interest, CV/resume, and a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses both your approach to working with students and how you approach your classroom practice. A list with the names and contact information of three (3) references should also be included. Materials may be sent to [email protected] Include “Physics Teacher” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
Contact
Erin Lott
[email protected]

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