Full Time Physics Teacher
Boston Trinity Academy, Boston, MA
The science department seeks to introduce students to scientific thinking,
equipping them with the content knowledge as well as the analytical and problem-
solving skills that will prepare them for further studies at the college level. The
department also aims to equip students to be responsible citizens in a world shaped
by science. It challenges students to gain a genuine understanding and enjoyment of
science including its application in real life situations. Students grow through a
combination of rigorous expectations and strong supportive teacher relationships.
Major responsibilities: This full time position will include AP Physics 1 and
sections of non-AP Physics and 8 th Grade Physics in the Middle School. Apart from
the various preparations necessary for producing dynamic, challenging, and
inspiring classes, all teachers have a range of duties. These include:
- Participation in and contribution to the life of the department and broader
faculty whether through discussions about teaching, curriculum, or the latest
developments in their disciplines;
- Willing and active engagement with students outside of class through
availability for extra help, acting as an advisor, and running one significant
extra activity (coaching, etc.);
- Willingness to explore and collaborate with fellow department members and
the broader faculty to design and run the school’s annual interdisciplinary
programs that bring social justice, leadership and the academic subjects
- Other duties that contribute to the smooth running of a busy and engaging
school life are expected of all faculty as assigned.
Education and experience: A Bachelor’s degree in Physics or related field is a basic
requirement. Preference is given to those with an advanced degree and / or
experience teaching at the high school level. Preference additional given to those
with experience in creating approvable AP syllabi.
Above all the ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to inspire students to a love
of science and a willingness to take risks to achieve excellent results beyond their imagined capacity.