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High School Biology Teacher – Long Term Sub

Devon Preparatory School, a Catholic, college preparatory school for young men in grades six to twelve, is seeking a Biology teacher to join our faculty beginning January 2022  through the remainder of the 2021-2022 academic year. 

Devon Prep’s approach to education is based on the traditions of the Piarist Fathers who are dedicated to the education of youth.  It is the goal at Devon Prep to inspire in our students a commitment to values that will enable them to become responsible leaders.  Focusing on each student’s potential, we believe that the school and the family must work together to foster a love of learning which will propel the student into a lifelong quest for excellence—for the glory of God and the service of neighbor.

It is expected the successful candidate would:

  • Proficiently teach Molecular Biology and AP Biology to high school students for the remainder of the 2021-2022 academic year
  • Provide hands-on, inquiry and lab-based activities to foster students’ scientific skills
  • Make science meaningful and relevant to students’ everyday lives and future careers 
  • Implement student-centered teaching practices
  • Differentiate instruction and assessment for all types of learners 
  • Utilize technology with enthusiasm to enhance instruction and student learning
  • Proactively communicate with students and parents
  • Serve as an academic advisor to current students
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and seek opportunities for cross-curricular learning
  • Perform additional duties, such as advising a club, substituting classes and chaperoning events, as needed

In addition, a candidate should possess the following professional qualifications and personal qualities:

  • Minimum B.S. in Science, Biology preferred
  • Teaching certification in science is preferred
  • A demonstrated commitment to professional development
  • A sense of humor, warmth of personality, and energy
  • Flexibility

For more than 50 years, Devon Preparatory School has been dedicated to providing a trusting and supportive atmosphere where young men are motivated to excel academically, think independently and creatively, to pursue careers in diverse fields and to enjoy extracurricular activities, both in school and in the community. Information about our school can be found at www.devonprep.com.

Interested applicants can submit a cover letter and resume to Melanie Kingett at mkingett@devonprep.com.