The Science Department is integral in providing engaging, rigorous opportunities for students within a school community that is increasingly interested in STEM education. Within the department’s offerings, Evansville Day School is seeking an experienced educator to teach Chemistry (including Advanced Placement and/or Dual Credit) and other STEM electives, as needed or desired.
Teach Chemistry courses for Upper School grade levels, including Advanced Placement Chemistry and/or Dual Credit Chemistry. Preference given to those who can also teach another STEM elective (e.g., AP Environmental Science, Environmental Science, Biochemistry, etc.)
Participate in the life of the Upper School through coaching, advising a club or an activity, serving on committees, and attending school events
Serve as advisor to Upper School students and student organizations
Implement innovative methods, including project-based learning, to engage students and deepen their interest in and understanding of Science, as well as problem solving and application of skills learned
Pursue ongoing professional development
Participate in faculty, division, and department meetings
Other duties as assigned by the Head of Middle and Upper School and/or the Head of School
Four-year degree in a science-related field, required (Masters’ degree, preferred)
Passion for educating students
Passion for science education
Experience working in schools, preferably in private or independent education
Innovative; flexible; excellent work ethic, organization, and interpersonal skills
Appreciation for the unique character and special demands of independent schools
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Ability to meet deadlines, balance competing priorities, and maintain a sense of humor
Passion for education and for EDS’ mission
All employees and volunteers must agree to a comprehensive background check
To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Kevin Kunst (Head of School), at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Upper School Chemistry position” in the Subject line.
About Evansville Day School
Evansville Day School (EDS), in partnership with parents, offers a student-centered, college preparatory program supported by a challenging and comprehensive curriculum that encourages each student from Junior Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12 to strive for excellence in mind, body, and human spirit. Founded in 1946, EDS is the only independent school in the Southwest Indiana (Evansville tri-state) region and enrolls approximately 300 students (including around 90 students in the Upper School). EDS boasts a 40 acre wooded campus, an impressively diverse student body, 100% four-year college placement, and a professional and innovative faculty and staff.