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Upper School Biology/Life Sciences Teacher
Dunn School
Los Olivos, California
Salary: Based on Experience
Date Posted: 2/19/2021
Job ID: 54634
Position/Title: Upper School Biology/Life Sciences Teacher
Employer: Dunn School
Department: STEM
Category / Heading #1: Teaching  Science - Biology/Life Sciences
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Status: FullTime
Job Description/Responsibilities:
Position Summary: Teachers at Dunn work closely with their peers in a collaborative, cooperative, student-centered academic environment. Dunn is a community of educators and learners that is deeply dedicated to Whole Student Education, and so you will be involved with many facets of the Dunn School boarding and day programs such as classroom teaching, coaching, advising, and residential duties. We are in search of a full-time classroom teacher to join our innovative faculty as a teacher of Biology and Life Sciences our STEM Department. At Dunn School, teacher effectiveness and impact are measured and aligned to the Dunn School Characteristics of Professional Excellence, The CPEs describe an educator who is committed to the following: Professional Growth, Collegiality/Community, Mission and Core Values, Student-Centered, Academic Excellence, Individualized Instruction. Dunn School is an equal opportunity employer and seeks a diverse and broad spectrum of qualified candidates. For a more complete description of this position, please follow this link:
Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 1-3 Years

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following professional skills, characteristics, and qualifications: Life Sciences teaching experience (certification is not required) in a 9th- through 12th-grade educational environment Bachelor’s degree (Master's degree preferred) Growth mindset, flexibility, comfort with quick pace of change and openness to collaboration and experimentation Excellent writing skills Demonstrated ability to integrate technology in content delivery/skill development Demonstrable commitment to professional growth, openness to feedback and improvement, modeling lifelong learning of practice as well as subject area A sense of humor, a commitment to teaching the whole student, and a desire to help guide adolescents in their journey from childhood to young adulthood
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Contact Info
How to Apply: Please email a letter of introduction and your resume to the Associate Head of School, Gene Vachon: Your cover letter should highlight any education, previous experience, or desire to work in a boarding school environment.