STEAM Instructor

Church Farm School
Exton, PA United States

Position Available: STEAM Instructor
Start Date: 2021-2022 School Year
FLSA Classification: Exempt

THE CHURCH FARM SCHOOL
1001 E. Lincoln Highway
Exton, PA 19341

Since 1918, The Church Farm School has prepared a diverse group of boys with academic ability and good character to lead productive and fulfilling lives by making a college preparatory education financially accessible. Located in Exton, PA, CFS offers a college preparatory education for 190 boys in a boarding/day environment for grades 9 through 12. Additional information about CFS can be found at www.gocfs.net.

DESCRIPTION:
CFS is seeking an enthusiastic individual to serve as a faculty member in the Science Department. This is a 10-month, full-time faculty position and requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree. A Master’s Degree and some teaching experience are preferred. All CFS faculty share responsibilities in the academic, athletic, residential, and co-curricular life of the School. People of Color and those who will enhance our community’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, are especially encouraged to apply.

Specific responsibilities include teaching courses in some combination of biology (introductory and advanced) and environmental science. An ability to teach our ninth grade course, Engineering Essentials, is a plus. The successful candidate will have broad knowledge of and experience with High School science curricula and will be facile in the integration of technology in instruction. As Church Farm School continues to develop 21st Century teaching and learning initiatives, including the integration of STEAM and Ethical Literacy in the curriculum, the school seeks candidates who will make meaningful contributions to these important and emerging elements of the program.

All candidates must be comfortable in a culturally diverse, all-male student environment, and must be able to nurture the development of students’ critical thinking and analytic skills while helping students respond creatively to the world around them. CFS seeks a teacher who will display clear evidence of the charisma and intensity necessary to motivate students, a level of collegiality that will add to the professionalism of our adult community, the eloquence that defines a liberally-educated scholar, and the diversity of experiences that are characteristic of a life-long learner.

Additional responsibilities include advising students, attending faculty meetings and professional development opportunities, coaching or sponsoring clubs and extracurricular activities, occasional chaperoning duties, general boarding school/dormitory duty, being an integrated member of the CFS community, and being available to students in our residential environment.

As a member of the Academic Faculty, the STEAM Instructor will:
• Provide effective and innovative instruction in introductory and intermediate life science and engineering courses
• Maintain effective classroom management and execute effective instructional plans
• Demonstrate knowledge of and experience with using technology in the delivery of curriculum and instruction
• Display experience with developing and delivering 21st Century teaching/learning methodologies
• Be willing to inspire, empower, and work with students at all levels
• Possess the skills necessary to communicate effectively with CFS students, adults, and parents
• Understand and welcome the complexity of teaching adolescent boys
• Embrace enthusiastically the unique opportunities presented by a boarding school environment
• Cultivate and maintain meaningful, professional relationships with students, families, and members of the CFS community
• Help to promote and to maintain a sense of community and collaboration
• Demonstrate a willingness to support the School’s Mission through time, dedication, personal example, actions, and attitude
• Perform required faculty activities, including periodic weekday/evening/weekend duties, athletic coaching, and residential responsibilities
• Exhibit enthusiasm for and joy in working closely with colleagues and students

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Church Farm School offers competitive salaries, school housing or a housing stipend (when school housing is not available), a generous benefits package including retirement plan, paid vacations and medical insurance. The school is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Church Farm School welcomes and celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

POST DATE: June 15, 2021

Contact Information

Apply by letter to the address above (att: Assistant Head of School) or by email: hr@gocfs.net. Include by separate attachments: cover letter indicating passion for the position, resume or curriculum vitae of qualifications and experiences and names and contact information for three professional references. Please enter the position in the subject line of the email.

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