Tuesday, April 2, 2013

1-yr Upper School Physics Teacher at The Blake School

The Blake School seeks to hire a dynamic Physics teacher capable of teaching at all levels, including Regular, Honors, and AP Physics C, in Grades 11-12. This is a one-year position to cover a sabbatical leave for the 2013-2014 school year. The ideal candidate has extensive classroom experience, demonstrated skills in inquiry-based instruction, and strong familiarity with physics education research. Experience working with the High School Physics Modeling curriculum and Tutorials in Introductory Physics is preferable. Additional duties include academic advising for a sophomore homeroom and participation in divisional and all-school meetings and events. Some additional responsibilities will include assisting with the departments transition into a newly renovated science wing, The Center for Science, Design, and Research.

The Blake School is a pre-kindergarten through grade 12, co-educational, nonsectarian, independent day school enrolling 1,365 bright, talented students from nearly 56 Twin Cities-area communities. Founded in 1900, The Blake School has the advantage of three campuses (Minneapolis, Hopkins and Wayzata) each with its own facilities designed for specific ages, schedules and activities. The mission of the school is to provide students with an excellent, academically challenging education in a diverse and supportive community committed to a common set of values. For more information on The Blake School, please visit Blake's Web site at: http://www.blakeschool.org. The Blake School believes that a diverse society enriches all individuals and communities. Diversity of race, ethnicity, national origin, geography, religion, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, age, physical ability, and marital, parental or economic status forms the fabric of our society. As a result of these beliefs, The Blake School actively seeks students, families and employees who value and contribute to the fullness of a diverse community within the context of its mission. In doing so, we recognize our responsibility to help make each person's experience a success. EOE

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