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Chemistry Instructor at SCGSSM

S.C. Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM)

As part of our new engineering Accelerate program for motivated high school students, we are seeking an exceptional Chemistry instructor to start by August 2017. Applicants should have a Master’s degree in chemistry, Ph.D. preferred, and a love of teaching.  Desired qualifications include a strong content background in chemistry, experience teaching chemistry at the college or advanced high school levels, knowledge and application of technology, an understanding of gifted learners, and enthusiasm for teaching motivated and talented high-school-aged students.  Candidates familiar with teaching distance education (virtual) courses, as well as candidates with prior engineering or science experience, are particularly encouraged to apply.   

Accelerate is being offered by GSSM to cultivate the next generation of creative engineers and technical leaders, providing motivated high school students from across South Carolina an innovative and accelerated path toward college engineering degrees. The instructor selected for the teaching position will work with other Accelerate faculty to implement an integrated engineering curriculum that is taught virtually to high school students throughout South Carolina.  In particular, this instructor will be responsible for developing and teaching college level General Chemistry courses to students interested in engineering, which are taught concurrently and integrated with engineering, mathematics, and English courses.  Laboratory activity development and teaching of on-site, hands-on weekend laboratory sessions is also required.  For more information, please visit www.scgssm.org.

This is a full-time (10-month) teaching position, with full benefits available. A public school teaching certificate is not required.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with credentials, experience and unique capabilities.

Please apply electronically. Forward a cover letter, resume and teaching statement, along with the GSSM application (available at www.scgssm.org/employment), prior to Feb. 28, 2015 for full early consideration.

Forward all materials to email address:  

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Please include the word “Accelerate Chemistry” in the subject line. 

The S.C. GSSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Math and Computer Science teachers at TJHSST

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJ)

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJ) is seeking math and computer science teachers for Fall 2017. Established in 1985, TJ, located in Alexandria, VA about 10 miles outside of Washington, DC is the result of a partnership of businesses and schools created to improve education in science, mathematics, and technology. As the Governor's School for Science and Technology in Northern Virginia, the school is also supported by the Virginia Department of Education. Unlike some other specialized schools, TJ has a four-year, comprehensive, full day program which includes an activity period (resulting in an extended school day) and a full sports program.

The mission of TJ is to provide students with a challenging learning environment focused on math, science, and technology, to inspire joy at the prospect of discovery, and to foster a culture of innovation based on ethical behavior and the shared interests of humanity. The curriculum at TJHSST has as its foundation an interdisciplinary and comprehensive approach to education that is driven by six foci: developing powerful communication skills, learning in a collaborative environment, thinking and working in systems, providing experience with real life projects, teaching change management, and infusing ethics throughout all aspects of school life.

The minimum entry level for math is Geometry with most students entering at Algebra 2 and above.

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Chemistry Instructor at SCGSSM

S.C. Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM)

GSSM seeks an exceptional Chemistry instructor to start by August 2017. Applicants should have a Master’s degree, Ph.D. preferred, and a love of teaching.  Desired qualifications include a strong content background in Chemistry and experience in teaching Chemistry at college or advanced high school levels, knowledge and application of technology, an understanding of gifted learners, enthusiasm for teaching motivated and talented high-school-aged students and an ability to advise students in the completion of senior research projects.  General academic advising, committee meetings, student activity advising, and occasional evening/weekend commitments are a regular part of faculty responsibilities.

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Student Life Advisor at LSMSA

Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA)

STUDENT LIFE ADVISOR (Start Date: January 2, 2017 or When Filled)

The primary duty of the Student Life Advisor (SLA) is to create and maintain a positive living/learning environment for the students in their care. Each SLA works independently with his/her group of students (approximately 30-40 students) and collectively with the other staff to ensure that student care, development, and safety needs are met.

In addition to programming responsibilities, SLAs who enjoy being involved in many aspects of campus life can elect to sponsor clubs and student organizations or to serve on various campus networks. SLAs can also plan or chaperone social or educational off-campus trips.

Specific responsibilities include supervising the student sign-out process, conducting nightly room checks to assure that all students are accounted for in the building, conducting weekly room-inspection, transporting students as needed (in school vehicles), enforcing policies, and planning and implementing social and educational programming. At times SLAs may need to dispense over-the-counter or prescription medication or provide other medical care, for which training is provided.

Additional on-the-job training, including CPR/AED and first aid training, will be provided. SLAs interested in additional professional development opportunities can apply for funding to attend conferences and workshops in line with their work and career goals.

This is a full-time, live-in position and compensation includes room, meal plan, and all benefits afforded to Louisiana State employees including, medical insurance and participation in the Louisiana State Teachers' Retirement plan. 

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