At The New School students do work that matters. By offering an innovative curriculum blending traditional academic study and community engaged learning, we create opportunities for students to do real-world work that takes them beyond the classroom.
TNS students apply their classroom learning in the city through major interdisciplinary projects, an entrepreneurship program, and internships, and in the process they develop skills and a deep understanding of themselves. The New School is a pioneer of the Community Engaged Learning (CEL) model and has developed a network of 100+ community partners in Atlanta and beyond.
The New School seeks a full-time science teacher to teach biology, chemistry and environmental science to students in 10th through 12th grade. This teacher will implement a blend of traditional classroom instruction and project-based-learning to create a classroom environment that develops in each student an awareness and appreciation of the role of science and engineering in everyday life and the workplace.
This position is a great fit for a passionate and innovative science instructor who enjoys collaboration with other faculty and the freedom to explore relevant projects and community-engagement opportunities.
Essential Job Functions Below are some of the tasks required of this position:
Teach one section of Biology (11th grade), Chemistry (10th grade), Environmental Science (12th grade)
Make use of community partners, speakers, mentors, trips, projects and workshops to bring curriculum to life through real-world experiences
Co-lead or assist with one section of project-based learning classes—co-develop extended projects which combine the work of multiple disciplines and take students into the city
Serve as an advisor for 8-10 students
All teachers are expected to embody the following New School values:
The belief that students should be architects of their own learning
A commitment to knowing students well and serving as their guide
A passion for innovation, collaboration and participation in a community of learning
Commitment to the school culture of continuous reflection and growth
Our priority is to identify candidates who can teach in person. We are able to provide a one-bedroom apartment within 5 minutes walk of school for those who need to relocate.
We will consider inquiries from those who want to teach remotely although a remote position would be temporary.
Undergraduate degree in science
At least two years of high school science teaching preferred, or at least 5 years of demonstrated growth in a math or science related career
Telecommuting is allowed.
About The New School
The New School, an independent high school in Atlanta, offers an innovative curriculum which blends traditional academic study and community-engaged learning, creating opportunities for students to do work that is meaningful and relevant to their lives. The New School uses multiple experiential learning opportunities to supplement a rigorous college prep program equipping students with the competencies they’ll need to thrive. TNS students apply their classroom learning in the real world and in the process, take the passions to the next level. Every student learns to code and build websites, every student goes through a year-long entrepreneurship program, every student takes internships, creativity meets technology and innovation in core classes and enrichment programs. The school day starts with yoga, and reflection and peer review are an integral part of projects and classes. To learn more, please visit www.tnsatlanta.org.