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Applying for Position:
UPPER SCHOOL PHYSICS TEACHER
Crystal Springs Uplands School,
Hillsborough, CA

This opening calls for specific teaching qualifications set by the school.

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Crystal Springs Uplands School is a 6-12 co-educational independent day school that spans two distinct campuses and has a deeply connected culture and community that celebrates scholarship, strives for balance, and fosters inclusion. Motivated learners who bring a multitude of diverse and unique backgrounds to our community, Crystal students lead with humility, seek growth challenges, and embrace authenticity . Crystal adults are experienced, collaborative educators who are committed to effective teaching and professional growth, love working with students inside and outside of the classroom, and engage in their work with dedication and humor. Crystal embodies its core values through robust professional growth and leadership opportunities, intentional relationship-building, innovative curriculum and rich co-curricular programs, and a continual commitment to creating a diverse, equitable school community.

Crystal Springs Uplands School seeks a full time Upper School Physics teacher (honors and regular levels) starting August 2019. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of physics teaching experience and a B.A./B.S. in a relevant field (Masters Degree preferred). A successful candidate in this position will:

● Exhibit a passion for content knowledge and a range of effective pedagogical approaches

● Demonstrate commitment to equitable and culturally responsive teaching practices

● Cultivate an inclusive, collaborative, and challenging learning environment that reflects Crystal’s core values and allows our diverse student body to grow and thrive

● Work collaboratively with colleagues to develop integrated and meaningful curriculum and programming

● Integrate technology in effective ways that enhances students’ learning experiences and growth

● Take advantage of opportunities for professional growth, leadership, and community building

● Serve as an advisor who is committed to the social and emotional development of students

● Bring unique skills to contribute to our multifaceted community outside of the classroom (e.g. coaching, sponsoring a club, leading a global trip, speaking multiple languages, etc.)

Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position as well as your anticipated contribution to the Crystal community and a list of three references to Tom Woosnam, Science Department Head.

Crystal Springs Uplands School (CSUS) is an equal opportunity employer committed to provide a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at CSUS are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, age, disability, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, religion and genetic information. Candidates of color and from other groups traditionally underrepresented in independent schools are encouraged to apply.

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