Upper School Chemistry Teacher and Potential Science Department Chair

  • Brentwood School
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full Time Academia Education Science

Job Description

Brentwood School inspires every student to:
Think critically and creatively.
Act ethically.
Shape a future with meaning.

Upper School Chemistry Teacher and Potential Science Department Chair

Brentwood School, a vibrant and diverse K-12 independent school, is looking for a full-time Upper School chemistry teacher. We are looking for individuals from independent, public, private, or charter schools, with experience in teaching upper school students and one or more degrees in chemistry or related fields. Candidates with appropriate experience may also be considered for Science Department Chair.

It is expected that a candidate would:

  • Teach AP Chemistry and other sections of regular or honors chemistry
  • Have the ability to teach other physical or life science courses, including electives
  • Potentially serve as department chair, depending on the candidate's background/experience
  • Assist with the Science Olympiad competition
  • Make science meaningful and relevant by inspiring students
  • Communicate with students and parents as necessary
  • Revise and plan new curriculum in conjunction with other members of the Science Department
  • Perform additional duties, such as student advising, lunch supervision and chaperoning events, as needed

In addition, a candidate should possess the following personal qualities:

  • Strong collaboration skills
  • A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Flexibility
  • An interest in and openness to professional growth and development

Brentwood School is dedicated to the creation of a diverse faculty and staff that better represents our student body and the city of Los Angeles. Information about our school can be found at www.bwscampus.com. Please submit a letter of interest and a resume to:

Corisa Cobden
Administrative Assistant to the Upper School Director
100 S. Barrington Place
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Fax 310-476-5844

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree