Physics & Math Instructor, Academic Year 2018-2019
Boston University Academy
March 23, 2018
Full Time - Faculty
Boston University Academy is seeking a Physics and Math Instructor starting in August 2018. Responsibilities include teaching four sections total of honors-level ninth grade physics and honors-level high school math (Geometry, Calculus, Calculus 2, or Multivariate Calculus, depending on the candidate’s experience). Other responsibilities may include leading the eleventh grade STEM research seminar, advising STEM students in their senior thesis, or coaching the BUA Robotics team, Overclocked (http://www.bu.edu/bufirst).
Robotics coaching includes helping students prepare for annual competitions in FIRST Robotics and VEX Robotics leagues by overseeing daily after-school practices throughout the school year. The coach attends weekend competitions with the team (in late fall and early spring) and will also organize and oversee events for middle school students hosted by BUA.
Education and Experience:
At least 3-5 years’ experience teaching at an independent school or in a higher education setting is strongly preferred
Advanced degree strongly preferred
Robotics experience preferred
Boston University Academy is as small, independent, co-educational day high school located on the Boston University campus. The mission of Boston University Academy is to educate talented students who are passionate about learning and who share the joy of inquiry. Boston University Academy students are motivated, bright, and engaged. Classes are small and discussion-based. Most students in the eleventh grade study three courses at BUA, and take two of their courses at Boston University. Seniors take most of their coursework at Boston University and write a Senior Thesis on a topic of their choice. Find out more information about the Boston University Academy at www.buacademy.org.
To apply, send a cover letter and resume or any inquiries to Lindsay Grindle (firstname.lastname@example.org).
About Boston University Academy
BU Academy educates talented high school students who are passionate about learning and who share the joy of inquiry. Located on the Boston University campus, the Academy offers 165 boys and girls a "ceilingless" educational experience, one in which students' zeal for learning takes them as far as they are capable. Engaging with dedicated teachers in a small and caring community, Academy students first immerse themselves in a classically based core curriculum and then continue their intellectual interests by studying coursework at Boston University.