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Upper School Biology Teacher

  • 22 Jan 2024 2:00 PM
    Message # 13304459

    The Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles, CA, is seeking a full-time Biology teacher beginning in August 2024. The Archer School for Girls is an educational community that supports and challenges young women to discover their passions and realize their true potential. Serving 500 girls in grades 6-12, Archer’s joyful and ambitious program is founded on the latest research around how girls learn best.

    We are currently looking for an experienced Biology teacher with

    ·         strong pedagogical skill,

    ·         excellent content knowledge,

    ·         facility in using educational technology,

    ·         commitment to ongoing professional development,

    ·         and passion for teaching and learning from young people.

    Responsibilities include teaching 4-5 sections, serving as a grade-level mentor to 8-10 students, and participating in co-curricular school activities like Archer’s Annual Student STEM Symposium, STEM outreach, experiential trips, clubs, and committees. Opportunities for educational leadership are also a possibility.

    Science instruction at Archer is framed by Next Generation Science Standards and introduces driving questions within key domains while developing students’ ability to think like scientists through inquiry-based labs and activities. Archer’s capstone science courses incorporate advanced study and real-world research opportunities. Data science, design, and research are woven throughout the curriculum. 

    A bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry or similar is necessary; science research experience and a master’s degree is preferred. Candidates should have at least three years experience teaching in a student-centered classroom with a successful track record of collaboration and curricular design experience. In sum, our ideal candidate is a passionate, skillful educator who is eager to invest their talents in our dynamic learning community.

    Beyond competitive pay and benefits, faculty enjoy working in a highly collegial, student-centered, and joyful learning community. We seek teachers who will contribute to our equitable learning environment.  Integral to our mission, Archer has remained passionately committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community where all students can thrive personally and academically.

    Even if you don’t meet every criteria, we still encourage you to apply. Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. We are looking for lifelong learners who can contribute to the diverse perspectives, experience, and talents on our team.

    Salary range: $67,200 to $120,000 annually (depending on qualifications and experience)

    To apply, please click on the link below:

    No phone calls, please. More information on Archer can be found at The Archer School for Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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