Successful candidates should have a strong educational background in science and have the interest and ability to develop engaging, project-based upper elementary science curriculum and to teach topics in life, physical and earth science. Candidates will work with science colleagues in grades 5-8 to ensure the spiraling development of skills and content in those grades. In addition, the successful candidate will work with the 6th grade team to develop an authentic, student centered, interdisciplinary program for students. We seek individuals who are eager to explore ways of using technology to achieve the goals of their program. Collegiality and an eagerness to collaborate with colleagues on advancing the school's strategic initiatives are essential. Professionalism, flexibility, and excellent communication skills with colleagues, parents and students are highly valued at the School.
The successful candidate will have:
a keen ability to both challenge students to reach new potential, and to provide the nurturing support and positive learning environment that students need
experience developing a life, physical, and earth science curriculum
experience leading an Advisory is preferred
3-5 years experience teaching upper elementary/middle school science and developing a life, physical, and earth science curriculum
About Holton-Arms School, Inc.
The mission of the Holton-Arms School is to cultivate the unique potential of young women through the "education not only of the mind, but of the soul and spirit." Founded in 1901 by two visionary women, Holton-Arms continues to cultivate a diverse, inclusive and equitable school community, to tend to the health and well-being of its members, and to build a global curriculum that responds to the learners in our classrooms and the world around us. In this vibrant community committed to academic excellence, our students are scholars, artists, and athletes who find their voices, take risks, learn from mistakes, pursue opportunities for leadership, and build lifelong friendships.
Caring, dedicated faculty and staff inspire our 665 girls and young women in grades 3-12 to realize the School's motto, "I will find a way or make one."
We seek candidates who are dedicated to the School’s mission and will work to inspire our 665 girls and young women in grades 3-12 to realize the School’s motto, “I will find a way or make one.” within the School and in local, national, and global communities.
We believe that with intellectual curiosity, self-reliance, tenacity of purpose, and commit...ment to others, Holton women will make a difference in a complex and changing world.
We seek applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds, talents, and interests who share a dedication and commitment to helping girls learn, grow and make their way in the world.