Oakcrest School is growing. The following position is open for the 2021-22 school year.
Oakcrest School, an independent school for girls in grades 6-12 guided by the teachings of the Catholic Church, located in Vienna, Virginia, seeks an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher to join our Science Department team starting in August 2021. The Science department understands that science is grounded in the experience of wonder at the world around us, and seeks to instill in the student the art of questioning, the principles of observation, and the precision of thought.
Applicants should possess:
Minimum of three years experience teaching science within a range of grade levels (6-12);
Bachelor’s degree required in chemistry, biology, or physics; Master’s degree preferred;
Exhibit a passion for teaching science;
Excellent communication skills and an understanding of the developmental needs of adolescents, especially those of adolescent girls;
Strong educational background in the liberal arts; and
Interest in mentoring students.
Candidates who meet these criteria should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three current references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include in your subject line “Science Teacher Position”.
About Oakcrest School
Oakcrest School in partnership with parents challenges girls in grades 6-12 to develop their intellect, character, faith and leadership potential to succeed in college and throughout their lives.
Oakcrest, an independent school, educates the whole person. Guided by the teachings of the Catholic Church and the spirituality of Opus Dei, we weave together a rich liberal arts curriculum, character development, one-on-one advising and service to create a vibrant environment that graduates confident young women—young women who will make a difference in all they choose to do.
PORTRAIT OF AN OAKCREST GRADUATE
Oakcrest recognizes the vocation of women as trustees of humanity* and provides a culture of freedom and responsibility in which young women thrive. The joy that comes from knowing she is a child of God impels our graduate to positively impact family and society through:
An understanding of faith and a commitment to personal friendship with God
Academic excellence that drives her to pursue lifelong learning
The ability to recognize and articulate truth, and the courage to stand by it
Self-knowledge that informs her growth in virtue
A... love for beauty in the world, and a sense of responsibility to sustain and create it
Leadership and a spirit of collaboration that inspire her to serve
* Saint John Paul II, Apostolic Letter, On the Dignity and Vocation of Women, n. 30