Upper School Chemistry Teacher

Company Details

The Position

The Episcopal Academy seeks a dynamic upper school biology teacher dedicated to creating classroom environments defined by their passion, curiosity, and intellectual rigor. Responsibilities will include teaching four sections of upper school science classes, serving as an advisor to a small group of students, participating actively in school life, and working collaboratively with a team of science educators.

About Us
At The Episcopal Academy, we are united by our shared mission, rich history, and dedication to excellence. An EA employee:

  • Is kid-centered, embraces school and life and shows it through actions and interactions with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • Embodies and lives The Stripes.
  • Consistently maintains high standards for his or her own work and motivates others to achieve the same standard of excellence.
  • Demonstrates a desire and willingness to constantly grow and learn, both personally and professionally, and sees others – especially students – as having the ability to learn and reach success.
  • Fosters a positive culture by being optimistic, selfless, flexible, and collaborative.
  • Demonstrates a belief in and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse school community.

About You

Successful candidates for this position will have:

  • Successful experience planning and delivering modern biology curricula up to the AP level in a secondary school context.
  • A track record as a student-centered educator who designs dynamic, relevant curricula and inspires students to become scientifically-literate, globally-minded citizens
  • Passion for developing hands-on, inquiry-based, project-based learning experiences.
  • Experience leading students through high-level independent scientific research projects.
  • A commitment to establishing a culture of positive communication with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • A collaborative mindset that seeks out opportunities to work as a part of a high-functioning team.
  • The desire to remain current and modern in educational research and pedagogy.


Potential candidates should be aware of the following expectations related to training and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or a related field (required).
  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry or a related field (preferred).
  • Though we will consider candidates at a wide range of experience levels, a minimum of three years teaching experience in secondary education is strongly preferred.
  • Candidates with the training and experience to teach either Physics or Biology add versatility to our Science Department and will therefore be viewed favorably.

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit the following materials as separate PDF attachments in one email with the subject line “Upper School Chemistry” to jobs@episcopalacademy.org. Title attachments with your last name, first initial, and document name.

  • Cover letter expressing interest in this position;
  • Current résumé;
  • List of three references, including name, relationship to applicant, phone number, and email address of each

Position Term Begins: August 2019

The Episcopal Academy seeks candidates who hope to help foster a school environment where all people are valued and where all perspectives are respected and appreciated, as described in our Diversity and Inclusion statement.