Bullis School seeks an innovative, energetic, and dedicated candidate for the role of Upper School Biology teacher. Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 located in Potomac, MD that provides a student-centered balanced experience in academics, the arts, athletics, and community service. Bullis uniquely prepares every student to become caring global citizens and creative, critical thinkers who will thrive in tomorrow's world. To learn more about Bullis School please click here.
This position begins immediately and involves teaching five classes, as well as co-curricular activities, including student advising, as assigned by the division principal.
Successful teachers at Bullis are energized by curriculum development and are grounded in current learning theory. Bullis Biology teachers keep up to date with current advances in biology, teaching resources, pedagogy and national objectives. This position involves collaboratively researching and crafting differentiated, engaging lessons for students with a range of learning abilities, as well as providing daily substantive feedback that fosters student achievement. The ideal candidate will have experience planning student-centered, innovative lessons in course-aligned teams, and leading students in inquiry-based experimentations. The candidate will value interdisciplinary thinking and can expertly guide students as they develop a deeper understanding of our interconnected world through the study of science.
Candidates will utilize technology that efficiently enhances instruction. Each year Bullis science teachers design a research, experimental design and STEM project in which students’ practice Bullis' core values while gaining deeper understanding of the natural world around us. Bullis science teachers also utilize laboratory notebooks, lab practica and authentic assessments to assess student’s content as well as their laboratory skills.
Qualified candidates should possess the following education & experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Biology or related field (required.)
- Master’s Degree in Biology or related field (preferred.)
- Minimum of five years teaching experience in secondary education preferred
- Apply a holistic approach to achieving an inclusive environment where differences are valued and respected
- Experience teaching in a technology-rich environment
- Committed to include diversity and inclusion into objective educational programs
- Flexible approach to learning, particularly regarding new technology systems and hardware
- Detail-oriented, with the capacity to effectively and efficiently manage numerous small and large tasks
- Proficiency with basic productivity and media software
- Proficiency with Windows and Apple OS, Microsoft Office, cloud computing (Google Docs, etc.), and other productivity and media software
- Working knowledge of technology systems, including networks and hardware management
- Enjoy working in a cooperative, team-oriented environment
- Experience with Integrated Performance Assessments is highly desirable
- Teaching certificates are not required
Bullis School is committed to staff diversity, equality, and continued professional growth. Bullis School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Bullis School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.