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.
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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
About Dunn School
Dunn School is a private boarding and day school located in the Santa Ynez Valley of California’s beautiful Central Coast. Dunn School is ideally suited for a candidate who seeks to offer a positive contribution to a residential educational community and build meaningful relationships with students and staff.
The mission of Dunn School is to educate the whole student to his or her fullest potential in preparation for a life of learning and responsible leadership in society. To accomplish our mission, we as students, teachers, staff, parents, trustees, and friends are committed to understanding and living by five core values: Emotional Wellness, Physical Readiness, Intellectual Growth, Social Responsibility, and Moral Courage.