The Blake School seeks to hire a dynamic and innovative science teacher who is capable of teaching all levels of Upper School chemistry for the 2021-22 school year. Upper School faculty regularly engage with the broader community experience by advising students, chaperoning school events and participating in school meetings, committees and events. Blake is particularly interested in candidates who will enrich the diversity of identity, lived experience and thinking that makes a community strong and empowers students to engage across differences. Blake offers highly competitive salary and benefits packages, as well as significant support for local and national professional development opportunities.
The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree in chemistry or a related field, strong collaboration skills, and a demonstrated commitment to using learner-centered pedagogy, an inquiry- and model-based curriculum and alternative assessments.
About The Blake School
The Blake School is a pre-kindergarten through grade 12 independent school located on three campuses in the Minneapolis, Minnesota metropolitan area and is widely recognized as a national leader in independent, college preparatory education. Blake serves approximately 1,400 students in a non-sectarian, coeducational environment. The School is large enough to provide a significant breadth of academic, athletic, artistic, and social opportunities within three intimate school campuses, where every child is known by the adults with whom they work. Committed to attracting and retaining faculty and staff who believe in the importance of developing character in their students as well as challenging them academically, Blake provides a dynamic course of study that is thoughtfully designed. The School is resolute in its efforts to create a pluralistic community that welcomes and supports students and families from many backgrounds.