Upper School Physics Teacher
Lovett School, The
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary: Based on Experience
Date Posted: 2/8/2019
Job ID: 45649
Position/Title: Upper School Physics Teacher
Employer: Lovett School, The
Department: Upper School
Category: Teaching
Type: Science - Physics
Status: FullTime
Job Description/Responsibilities:
The Lovett School
Upper School Physics Teacher

Reports to: Upper School Principal

Position Summary: The Lovett School, an independent K-12 day school in Atlanta, GA, seeks an Upper School Physics teacher to begin in August 2019. Interested applicants should be able to teach various levels of physics, grades 11 through 12. Experience teaching AP physics and astronomy will be preferred, as will experience with physics modeling; problem-based, student-centered learning; and guided inquiry.

Primary Responsibilities:
Carries out all responsibilities associated with teaching the assigned class(es), in order to engage, inspire, and challenge students consistent with Lovett’s mission and Vision for Learning.

Purposefully designs curriculum, instruction, and assessment in order to reach a diverse community of learners (academically, culturally, racially, religiously, etc.)

Conducts tutorials (before-school and after-school help) as scheduled

Participates in department, faculty, team, and grade-level meetings as called

Is involved in the life of the school outside of the classroom

Fulfills additional duties as assigned, including responsibilities that may occur on weekends and evenings (e.g. admission open house, observations, and interviews)

Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 3-5 Years

Position Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in physics or a related field with significant physics coursework.

The drive, organization, and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment, contributing to the school community beyond the classroom

Excellent written and oral communication skills to facilitate effective communication with students, parents, colleagues, and supervisors

Employment of a variety of teaching and assessment techniques, including the meaningful use of digital tools, to engage students and further their critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity

A strong desire to work in a collaborative learning community, employing a growth mindset and participating in ongoing professional development during the school year and summer

Desire and ability to develop an atmosphere of trust and knowledge of students as individuals

Commitment to developing one’s own cultural self-awareness, cultural competence, and emotional intelligence

Ethical behavior, professionalism, and regular and reliable attendance

The Lovett School Mission: The Lovett School is a community that seeks to develop young men and women of honor, faith, and wisdom with the character and intellect to thrive in college and in life.

The Lovett School Vision for Learning: Lovett offers experiences that inspire our students to love learning. We encourage them to think critically, communicate effectively, engage creatively, and collaborate purposefully. We provide the opportunities and resources that help our students develop independence and self-direction and extend their learning beyond the walls of the classroom as they grow intellectually, emotionally, physically, aesthetically, morally, and spiritually.

The Lovett School Diversity Mission Statement: The Lovett School celebrates the uniqueness of each individual within an intentionally inclusive, diverse, and welcoming environment. We recognize that our community is enhanced as we seek to appreciate and respect the differences among our students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni. We are committed to supporting this environment through classroom instruction, professional development, and other curricular and co-curricular programming, and in accordance with our nondiscriminatory policy.

Physical Demands:
NOTE: The Lovett School employment process includes a post-offer drug (hair) test and background check. See the employment application for more information.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands from wrist to finger, and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
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Contact Info
dan.alig@lovett.org marsha.little@lovett.org