Upper School Science Teacher (2019/20)BACK TO SEARCH
Job Type:
Full Time
Apply To:
Upper School
Grade Levels:
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Job Description:

Full-time, 10 months, Exempt

The Upper School (grades 9-12) seeks candidates for a full-time, permanent position in our Science Department. We seek a dynamic, self-motivated, and multifaceted professional for a full-time Science teacher position. The Upper School Science Department prepares scholars to investigate their world by developing scientific reasoning and problem-solving skills through inquiry-based science immersion. The ideal candidate will support the Science Department mission while teaching beginner through advanced level courses in life sciences and chemistry for grades 9-12. Experience in teaching Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, and/or Chemistry is strongly preferred. We seek an individual who is  dynamic, professional, and comfortably implements student-centered, inquiry-based learning strategies. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the position includes advising and leading experiential learning for students. Depending on the candidate’s interests and the needs of the School, the position may include additional opportunities such as coaching and/or other co-curricular activities.

Ideal candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in science or closely related field and a master’s degree is desirable. Candidates will have, at a minimum, one year of full-time high school teaching experience.  Advanced Placement course experience is preferred, but not required. The ideal candidate will have a desire to work with Upper School students in a supportive college-preparatory environment. Candidates should possess basic computer literacy for both administrative and instructional purposes, strong interpersonal, and written communications skills. Knowledge of Quaker history and education is desirable, but not required.

Commitment to Diversity

Sandy Spring Friends School embraces the Quaker testimony of Equality and seeks applicants who represent all backgrounds and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We greatly value our diverse student population with 42% of students self-identifying as people of color and 89 international students representing 21 different countries. We actively seek faculty representative of our students’ diversity. Click to learn more about diversity at Sandy Spring Friends School. Special consideration may be given to members of The Religious Society of Friends.

Sandy Spring Friends School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or a person's status as a qualified candidate with a disability in administration of its educational program, admission policies, financial aid program, staff hiring and other school-administered programs.

Applicant Requirements:

Provide a cover letter, resume, completed application, and three professional references by selecting the link.

Additional Info:
Job Posting Expiration Date: 04/15/2019
Non-discriminatory Statement:
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Position Level:
Upper School
School Name:  Sandy Spring Friends School
Street Address: 16923 Norwood Road
City: Sandy Spring
State: MD
Zip Code: 20860
Phone: 301-774-7455
Head of School: Thomas R. Gibian
Founding Date:
Day / Boarding: Day & Boarding
Age / Grade Levels: PreK-12
Enrollment Size:
Social Media Sites:
Admissions Contact: Tony McCudden
Admissions Email:

08/03/2017 16923 Norwood Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860

16923 Norwood Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860 School

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