Wasatch Academy is in need of a chemistry instructor for 2nd Semester 2017-18. This is a 6-month contract that could extend to next school year.
A full-time, residential faculty role. Housing is provided. Primary responsibilities will be teaching chemistry to students in grades 9-12
Faculty actively engage and challenge students to learn. Respect and dignity of the individual student is a core value. Faculty teach, coach, participate in recreation, mentor advisees, participate as class sponsors and communicate with the students, parents, educational consultants, and other faculty and administrators.
General Duties & Responsibilities:
Support Wasatch Academy's mission, values, institutional goals and educational philosophy.
Teach 80-100 students.
Design and document all relevant curriculum that prepares students to graduate with the following skills: Critical thinking and problem solving, collaboration across networks and leading by influence, agility and adaptability, initiative and entrepreneurship, effect receptive and expressive communication, accessing and analyzing information, curiosity and imagination, global citizenship and community building, and empathy.
Assess, support, encourage, and mentor the individual learner.
Student Recreation Process:
Supervise students on recreational events that happen on the weekend or during the week. Plan recreation events that present a learning opportunity for your subject area.
Meet with advisees on a regular basis.
Assist with academic or emotional needs of advisees.
Ensure advisee has appropriate academic and emotional support.
Encourage and mentor each individual advisee.
Class Sponsor – supervise the senior, junior, sophomore, or freshman class in the events the class sponsors.
Communicate with students, parents, educational consultants, other faculty and administration.
Coach student athletes in a sport or outdoor educational opportunity. For many faculty, this duty will be replaced with another responsibility.
Bachelor’s degree or higher required.
Prior teaching experience is a plus
Ability to quickly establish relationships and effectively collaborate
Located in the center of Utah, Wasatch Academy welcomes students from 40 countries and over 30 U.S. States. Today the school educates more than 300 students providing outstanding educational opportunities to a richly diverse student body. Realizing the need to form international partnerships, Wasatch Academy currently partners with more than seven international schools through a dual diploma prog...ram. These partnerships encompass a broad range of possible relationships, including agreements with schools that provide educational student and teacher exchanges.