Job Description: STEM Teacher - Emphasis on Chemistry and Environmental Science
Classification: Full Time, Salaried, Exempt (10 month)
Reports to: Dean of Inclusive Excellence and Director of STEM Education
A proven champion of STEM education for girls, the STEM Teacher should be prepared to teach various levels of high school mathematics and/or computer science, including AP-level courses, Have energy, enthusiasm, and strong interpersonal and communication skills. In addition, demonstrate an understanding of the developmental needs of adolescent girls as well as be versed in instructional strategies for teaching STEM to girls and underrepresented student population in STEM fields.
Teach 4 - 5 sections. Responsible to bring an innovative and student-centered approach to the classroom and integrating technology in the classroom. Mentor students in the STEM concentration program, as well as advise relevant STEM clubs or extra-curriculars. Work with the STEM faculty to plan and execute the yearly STEM competition for middle and high school students as well as participation on other STEM projects. Will engage in continued professional development on and off campus. Participation and commitment to the residential student experience, including advising, weekend duty/dorm duty, and extracurricular activities, is an expectation. The ability to coach sports is an added bonus.
No job description can anticipate all responsibilities as such; there may be other assigned duties.
Required: Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Education, or a related field. A Master’s in Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Education, or a related field and/or related experience is preferred.
Classroom teaching experience in laboratory science.
Demonstrated engagement in student life outside the classroom and desire to support the diverse histories experiences and identities of each member of our community. (For more information on Foxcroft’s DEI goals visit the website).
? Strong history of collaboration and teamwork with colleagues and the ability to build relationships with multiple constituencies including students, parents, alumnae and the
About Foxcroft School
Founded in 1914, Foxcroft School is a college-preparatory boarding and day school for girls in grades 9-12. The school is located on 500 acres in Middleburg, Virginia, 50 miles west of Washington, D.C. It is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.
Foxcroft is, by design, a small, residential school. The student body is comprised of approximately seventy percent (70%) boarding and thirty percent (30%) day students. They represent over twenty (20) states, Washington D.C., and over a dozen foreign countries. Approximately one third of the student body receives financial aid and nearly one-quarter of the students are related to alumnae -- an impressive testament to the relationship between the School and its graduates.