St. Paul’s School announces a search for the position of Biology Teacher to begin duties in late August 2020. The primary responsibility of the Biology Teacher will be to teach biology classes at the secondary level, and/or, depending on need and qualifications, biology, and a section of chemistry. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach chemistry or other courses in the sciences. St. Paul’s School offers a Physics First curriculum. The core course sequence consists of physics in the first year of high school followed by chemistry and biology. In addition to offering biology (5th Form or 11th grade), the science department also offers advanced courses such as molecular biology, environmental science and many others. The mission of our core sciences is to prepare students to be curious science students who take an inquiring perspective about the world and are inspired to take more science courses. In the biology course, our students learn the necessary biology concepts while asking investigative questions, designing experiments, and gathering data in the lab. They are able to apply the chemistry they have learned in the year prior as well as their scientific understanding to real world problems.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary responsibility of the teacher will be to teach 2 sections of biology a section of chemistry. A successful candidate will work closely with 3-4 other biology/chemistry teachers in a highly collaborative group. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching biology and chemistry at the secondary level.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to teaching responsibilities, faculty at St. Paul’s School are responsible for a variety of activities typical to the boarding school environment, including advising, dormitory association, coaching, committee work and other duties. St. Paul’s School is a completely residential, co-educational secondary school in Concord, NH, affiliated with the Episcopal Church and welcoming to all faiths. As part of residential boarding school, the candidate must be interested in working and living with adolescents.
St. Paul’s seeks applications from candidates who will promote the School’s commitment to attracting and retaining a highly talented and diverse faculty. A successful candidate will embrace the fully residential living experience and have a demonstrated gift for engaging a diverse student body and strengthening St. Paul’s inclusive community.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Biology.
EXPERIENCE: Two or more years teaching Biology at the secondary level. Preference given to teachers who are able to teach chemistry or other sciences.
About St. Paul's School
Founded in 1856 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, St. Paul’s School is a co-educational college preparatory high school located in Concord, N.H. The 2,000-acre grounds are home to approximately 535 young men and women from 37 states and 18 countries. All students and the nearly 100 full-time faculty members live on the grounds. The School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as other nationally recognized agencies. In addition to its regular program for grades nine through twelve, St. Paul’s also offers the Advanced Studies Program each summer for academically talented New Hampshire high school juniors.