Teach 5 sections of Upper School Biology across both the IB Middle Years and Diploma Programmes
Develop and coordinate quality curriculum for courses assigned as it relates to IB Standards and Practices
Review and revise units of study and curriculum maps regularly as it relates to IB Standards and Practices
Coordinate with the Department Head as it relates to any new book choices, field trips or speakers
Advise students who need individualized support, particularly for executive functioning
This includes the start of day: helping students to be organized for classes from a materials management perspective, and check out at the end of the day: supporting the planner, prioritizing, organizing what to bring home.
Serve as an advocate and coach for each advisee
Communicate with parents bi-weekly in the form of a parent contact (email or phone call) to keep parents informed about their child’s overall academic and social/emotional progress.
Coach and/or oversee two activities per year
Participate in the residential life program, which includes weekend duties approximately five times per year
Establishes and maintains a cooperative and professional relationship with administration, colleagues, students, parents
Attends all department and full faculty meetings, as well as any applicable parent meetings regarding students or advisees
Attends and participates enthusiastically in weekly collaborative planning meetings
Demonstrates proficiency in communication that is high touch, provides a supportive disposition and adheres to a 24 hour turnaround time for email responses
Updates Department Head on a regular basis concerning the status of classes, advisees, and activities
Communicates with teachers and administration as needed to advocate for advisees and students
Communicates with advisees’ parents or guardians as required, or more frequently if needed
Actively promotes the Sciences throughout the St. Andrew’s community
Actively participates in the St. Andrew’s community activities and events
Communicates with the Department Head regarding budgetary needs as early as possible for supplies essential for successful instruction and proposed field trips.
V. Other Duties:
Completes an annual self evaluation process, which includes goal setting and reflection
Meets with department head as needed
Attend as many as possible school-related events and assist as needed
Become a Google Level 1 Certified Educator within one year of hire
Attend IB Training within one year of hire
Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related science field
IB experience preferred
If interested, please submit a cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, and current resume by March 29th, 2021:
Alexandra R. McMullen Assistant Head of School for Academics email@example.com
About St. Andrew's School
St. Andrew’s School in Barrington, Rhode Island is a college preparatory, coeducational independent school enrolling day and boarding students in grades 9-12 and day students only in grades 6-8. St. Andrew’s picturesque 70 acre campus is reminiscent of a small New England college with over 30 facilities ranging from modern to traditional, clustered around a central green.
St. Andrew’s School is a unique place to learn and grow as students discover their path to success. Since its founding in 1893, St. Andrew’s has remained a small school. With an enrollment of 225 students, an average class size of 10 students and a student faculty ratio of 4:1 the School environment is designed to help students discover and develop their unique talents.
For more information please visit www.standrews-ri.org.