Greens Farms Academy seeks an experienced Upper School Science Teacher to begin in August 2021. The position will most likely involve three sections of physics and one section of a different science course: chemistry or biology. GFA faculty are typically involved outside the classroom in a variety of ways, including advising, chaperoning trips and events, leading extracurricular clubs, and/or coaching. There are also opportunities to advise students engaged in independent science research projects. Experience with robotics clubs would be an advantage in this position.
Ideal candidates will have at least two years of teaching experience, an advanced degree in physics or a related field, and a passion for working with high school students, For all positions, we look for candidates who enjoy working with colleagues in a collaborative environment; are flexible, creative, and adaptable; demonstrate a willingness to fully engage in the life of the school in and outside of the classroom; and are committed to fostering a culture of belonging for all students under our care.
The PreK-12 science department places significant emphasis on place-based and hands-on learning, design thinking, STEAM, and sustainability. The school sits at the junction of three ecosystems, all of which serve as outdoor classrooms.
Greens Farms Academy is a PreK-12 co-educational day school of 715 students in the Greens Farms section of Westport, CT. We are a suburban school close to major transportation and a five-minute walk from the Greens Farms Metro North train station. The campus sits on the Long Island Sound, a half hour south of New Haven and an hour north of New York City by car or commuter train. Please visit www.gfacademy.org for more information.
Interested candidates should fill out this job application form in which they will be required to use a Google Account to upload a resume and a cover letter addressed to Andrew Jones, Head of Upper School.