Position: 9-12 Chemistry or Physics Teacher

Delbarton School | Morristown, NJ


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Posted Date 4/05/2021
Expiration Date5/05/2021

Position: 9-12 Chemistry or Physics Teacher
Reports to: Science Dept. Chair, Assistant Headmaster
Department: Faculty
Classification: Exempt
Contract Length: 10 months
Position Summary
Delbarton School, an independent Benedictine Catholic school for young men in grades 7-12
seeks excellent candidates for the role of Physics or Chemistry teacher. Candidates should be
compelling teachers who are confident in their capacity to create and deliver a dynamic,
engaging, and challenging curriculum to middle and high school students. In addition to their
teaching assignments, all faculty are expected to contribute to the life of the school community
through coaching and/or moderating student activities. The preferred candidate is enthusiastic
about science with a degree in the sciences.
Position Responsibilities
? Advances the Benedictine Catholic mission and philosophy of Delbarton School in all
professional duties.
? Adheres to all school policies and regulations, while supporting the school’s spiritual,
artistic, and educational mission.
? Maintains a positive and engaging rehearsal and classroom environment where students
are encouraged and challenged at all levels of development.
? Demonstrates and develops proper playing technique and practice habits with
instrumentalists grades 7 - 12.
? Works collaboratively with colleagues and the Administration to foster a dynamic science
community where students create, collaborate, and serve.
? Demonstrates and effectively communicates knowledge of and competency in science
curriculum; organizes learning materials to maximize time, as well as engages and
motivates students.
? Performs other related duties, as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Attributes)
? Undergraduate degree in Physics or Chemistry and/or Master’s degree strongly
? Possesses ability to effectively teach and assess an academically gifted and diverse
student population.
? Excellent writing and communication skills.
? History of collegiality and collaboration with other teachers and administrators.
? Ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of students with diverse learning
? Innovative, creative, and flexible teaching style.
? Understands the developmental needs of students and how they learn best.
? Demonstrated and direct experience using a wide range of instructional technology tools.
Physical Requirements
? Regularly lifting or carrying 1-20 lbs.
? Regular pushing/pulling/bending/stooping/kneeling
? Regularly climbing stairs**
? Regularly sitting or standing 4-8 hours
? Requires physical presence, work to be performed on campus
? ** Denotes essential functions of the position


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