The Compass School ( learn more )

Westminster, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3231123
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 13, 2020
  • Starting Date: August 21, 2020

Job Description

Cutting edge, progressive middle and high school looking for diversely talented, energetic high school science teacher who is a model of living life well. Teaching responsibilities include teaching classes and exploratories, advising, and sharing in collaborative school leadership team. Competitive salaries and benefits, an excellent working environment, and exceptional staff.

  • A supportive learning community where every student is known well and engages in diverse learning experiences.
  • Mission Driven: Compass School inspires and educates students to gain the knowledge, skills, and personal qualities essential to pursuing their dreams and having a positive impact on the world.
  • 65-85 students in grades 7-12.
  • A purposeful balance of student centered and teacher directed learning.
  • Teachers work closely with colleagues and students, developing curriculum and helping shape the culture of the school.

    General Qualifications:
  • Genuine interest in and connection with adolescents.
  • Able to integrate rigorous academics with teaching to the whole person (intellectual, emotional, social, physical, and aesthetic).
  • Experience, training and interest in teaching a range of abilities in heterogeneously classes—background in differentiated instruction would be a significant asset.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, commitment to teamwork, and readiness to reflect and grow.
  • Energy, flexibility, and sense of adventure required to work hard, overcome challenges and take on varied roles in a dynamic school.
  • Strong background in Science and related fields, working with adolescents, and working with teams.
  • Model of life well lived
  • Enthusiasm for the school's mission and our desire to hold high expectations for all as we learn in the classroom and in the real world beyond the school walls.
    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
    • Salary: $ 35,000 to $ 45,000 Per Year
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Science: General
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Compass School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • TO APPLY: Send a cover letter, resume, statement of qualifications, copies of transcripts and references to: Rick Gordon, Ph.D, Director of Compass School, rick@compass-school.org

    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Rick Gordon
    • PO Box 177
    • Westminster Station, Vermont 05159
    • Phone: 802-463-2525
    • Fax: 802-463-2520
    • Email: click here

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