Marymount School of New York is seeking an experienced Upper School Physics and Engineering educator to join our faculty. The mission of the Science Department is to develop scientifically-literate students while fostering critical thinking, data analysis and independent research skills. The department promotes a student-centered, inquiry-based learning environment with an emphasis on developing scientific habits of mind. A Marymount science teacher demonstrates a joy for learning, subject mastery, an understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of science, differentiated teaching and learning strategies, and a commitment to the needs and aspirations of each student. Candidates should also embrace professional development as a means of building an innovative, diverse, equitable, and engaging classroom environment.
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in physics and/or engineering
Master’s Degree in physics, engineering and/or the teaching of science
Experience teaching high school science subjects, preferably in an independent school setting
Experience and interest in the use of technology in the science classroom
Experience with an inquiry-based, challenge-based, and laboratory-based science curriculum
Commitment to being a supportive, collaborative colleague
Teach three sections of physics (Class XI) and one section of engineering (Class XII elective)
Participate in E4USA (Engineering for US All) summer professional development and implement the curriculum in the Engineering elective
Serve as an academic advisor for approximately ten students
Moderate at least one club or activity
Work one-on-one with students to provide support and enrichment
Build agency in STEM fields by developing relationships with STEM researchers and professionals
About Marymount School of New York
Marymount School is an independent, Catholic day school that seeks to educate young women who continue to question, risk, and grow—young women who care, serve, and lead—young women prepared to challenge, shape, and change the world.
Marymount is a college preparatory school for girls, committed to the development of the lifelong skills of critical thinking and problem solving. The dynamic and inquiry-based academic program promotes in each student a respect for her own unique abilities and a commitment to responsible living in a changing world. Marymount welcomes diversity and draws upon it to foster cultural sensitivity, religious understanding, and a global perspective. The School is housed in three campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. For additional information on the School, please visit www.marymountnyc.org
Marymount seeks educators who are committed to learning and teaching in a collaborative, student-centered environment. In addition to being innovative instructors in their respective classrooms, faculty are expected to be active participants in the School community. Teachers serve as mentors, advisors, or supervisors to students in a variety of school activi...ties and contribute to the life of the School through chapel services, staff meetings, parent events, etc. Teachers also have the opportunity to serve as coaches for after school sports or moderators of extracurricular activities.
An Apple Distinguished School, Marymount has a 1:1+ program (iPads in the N-V and MacBook Airs in VI-XII), and all teachers are expected to be comfortable using educational technology daily. With the School's modified block schedule in each of its four divisions (instructional periods of 50-80 minutes in the Lower and Lower Middle Schools and 60 or 75 minutes in the Upper Middle and Upper Schools), teachers are expected to have a range of appropriate instructional practices in their repertoire and be equipped to differentiate instruction to reach a range of learning styles.