Recent Job Opportunities:  Job postings are listed with most current first.  Some positions may have been filled.  If you are a Noyce Scholar, download the “Why Hire A Noyce Scholar” Flyer to include with resume!   NoyceFlyerFinal_032515

The School District of Philadelphia is hiring!  The School District is seeking exceptional math and science teachers.  To find out more, go to http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/e/ee/opportunities/teacher-opportunities or contact John Autin, STEM Recruiter at jautin@philasd.org.   For a full list of vacancies in the School District of Philadelphia, go to http://www.philasd.org/vacancy_list/

The Academy at Palumbo is looking for a Physics teacher for the 2017-2018 school year.  Palumbo is a public magnet high school in the Philadelphia School District.  The position is full time and requires someone to can teach four sections of general physics (primarily conceptual – there is curricular freedom and we have Holt textbooks that primarily sit unused) and one section of AP Physics 1 (we have Giancoli textbooks, but an order was placed for a class set of Knight at the end of last year) to high school juniors.  Ideally, we’d also like someone who can take over some coaching duties for our First FTC team and wants to help run a MakerSpace we’ve assembled, but those are not requirements. A valid PA certification in physics is required and interested parties should contact the current physics teacher,  Klint Kanopka (kkanopka@philasd.org or 610.751.1823). 4.26.17

Teach +PLUS:  The Instructional Practice Director will oversee teacher leadership development across a Teach Plus region and provide comprehensive support, development and management to instructionally focused program coaches. He/she will also provide direct coaching support to T3 teacher leaders in one school. This individual reports to and receives targeted support from the National Coaching Manager on the national Teach Plus Program Team.  See flyer for details:  philadelphia-instructional-practice-director_job-description-3-24-17

Teach+Plus:  The T3 Coach position is a critical school-based leadership opportunity for a skilled coach who is looking to support school reform driven by teacher leaders. Teach Plus has identified five attributes that effective teacher leaders use to improve student outcomes across their schools.  philadelphia-t3-coach_job-description_final-3-24-17

Pope John XXIII High School in Sparta NJ is looking to hire a full time A.P. and Honors Physics teacher.  Salary is competitive.  Please contact Jim Rutzler at jamesrutzler@poejohn.org or call 973-729-6125 extension 3033  4.12.17

Ranney School, Tinton Falls, NJ.  AP Physics teacher needed.   Please pass along the word.  Thomas R. Allen, Science Department Chair  Tallen@ranneyschool.org – 908 -246 -3609 4.12.17

Neumann-Goretti Catholic H.S. – We anticipate that our freshmen class this upcoming school year will be our largest in five years. As such, we are currently accepting applications for full-time faculty positions in both the Math and Science departments. While you do not need a teaching license to serve on the faculty, you need at least 24 college credit hours in the content area in which you seek to teach.  If you would be interested in being a part of our student-centered, faith-based community, send a resume and cover letter to info@neumanngorettihs.org. 4.3.17

Mastery Charter Schools are seeking science educators who enjoy helping students experience science through hands-on and minds-on activities that encourage and support learning.  We provide teachers with multiple opportunities to improve their practice through coaching, training and collaborative planning.  If you desire to facilitate, model and grow professionally and personally while preparing the next generation of science literate citizens, then join the Mastery Team. Now hiring for 2017-2018 science teaching positions across Camden & Philadelphia. Please apply online at http://masterycharter.org/careers ! Posted 4.3.17

Progressive and Innovative Teachers needed for new Philadelphia School District Public High School  – Big Picture Philadelphia seeks dynamic and forward-thinking educational leaders to collaboratively teach at Vaux High School, Philadelphia’s newest innovation school. Big Picture Philadelphia is part of the acclaimed, innovative Big Picture Learning network with over 70 progressive, student-centered schools nation-wide. For more information: www.bigpicturephiladelphia.org.  PA dually certified 9-12 teachers, bilingual Spanish, and current SDP district employees are strongly encouraged to apply!  APPLICATION and Advisor INFORMATION at: http://www.bigpicturephiladelphia.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=425153&type=d&pREC_ID=927439

Other Opportunities

Penn Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter (the LRSM at UPenn).  With support from the National Science Foundation, this program seeks up to five high school science teachers from the Philadelphia area (we’re not limited to a certain area exactly, but teachers need to be within a commutable distance). The teachers will undertake a summer research program for six weeks from June 19 through July 28, 2017 and each will be assigned to a senior investigator associated with the LRSM. The program also comes with a $5,000 stipend. Anyone interested should apply here.  3/10/17

Haverford Township Recreation Department has nature-based camps designed to introduce children to the wonders of the outdoors and to help them make connections with nature and with new friends. Campers will explore many aspects of the Haverford Reserve, a 120-acre passive recreational space including two first-order streams, a bird blind, a storm water basin, native meadow, and so much more. Staff will help youth develop life skills such as conflict resolution, decision making, and confidence. Staff will lead campers on a new adventure every day as they explore the stream, roam in the meadow, hike in the woods, find frogs, turtles and aquatic bugs, and play outdoors. Older campers will be challenged with outdoor adventures and field trips.  Summer Camp Counselors are responsible for planning and leading activities and games for children ages 3 – 5, 6 – 8, 9 – 11, and 12 – 13 Dates/Times:  We are looking for staff the week of June 19th, June 26th, July 10th, July 31st, and August 7th. Times vary between 8:30am and 2pm. Camps are located at Haverford Recreation and Community Center (9000 Parkview Dr. Haverford, PA 19041). See flyer for more details. summer-nature-camp-staff-job-description 3/10/17

The Tower Hill School is seeking a physics teacher to teach two sections of physics from 4/3/17-6/2/17. One section is called physics (18 students), and it is taught from Cutnell and Johnson. The other section is called accelerated physics II (10 students), and it is taught from Knight/Jones/Field. The second course is very similar to AP physics II; they will all be taking the AP Physics II exam on May 3rd.  The Tower Hill School is a college preparatory school located in Wilmington DE. These classes meet back-to-back in the A and B blocks of a rotating six-day schedule. The classes meet five out of six days with one 80-minute period and four 50-minute periods. Interested candidates please contact the science chair, Tom Hoch,  thoch@towerhill.org  Posted 3/10/17

Simon Gratz Mastery Charter High School is looking for qualified secondary science and engineering candidates for the 2017-2018 school year. We are a neighborhood charter high school that prides ourselves on serving all students and preparing our students for post-secondary success. Interested candidates should submit their resume to Isobel.Dewey@masterycharter.org by March 31st. Please feel free to reach out with any questions ahead of that deadline. Posted 2/24/17

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