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 (posted 9.7.17)

Executive Director

Overview:

The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE), an internationally renowned education non-profit in the Tysons Corner area, seeks a full-time Executive Director for its USA Biology Olympiad (USABO) program. The Center's mission is to nurture high school and university scholars to careers of excellence and leadership in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and to encourage collaboration between and among leaders in the global community.

The Executive Director oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of the USABO program including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling program activities. Tasks include outreach and dissemination; screening program applicants; monitoring all program databases; overseeing the completion of school, district, and state vendor paperwork; managing mailings, document development, and purchasing; soliciting questions and developing exams; developing and directing 2-week training program off and on site with host and staff; identifying instructors for training program based on needed expertise; setting up contracts for instructors. Salary commensurate with experience. More information about CEE and the USABO may be found at http:www.cee.org

Position requirements:

  • Master’s or PhD degree in biological sciences  required
  • 5+ years’ experience teaching biological sciences at the high school or university level.
  • Ability to maintain workflow efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Program experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office applications and web editing
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently, accurately and quickly
  • Applicant must be able to travel during the summer for two two-week periods to include weekends.
  • Flexible full-time work schedule

Application requirements due by September 15:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/curriculum vitae

HopeTree Academy has an immediate opening for a Full-Time Science Teacher at our location on the campus of HopeTree Family Services in Salem, VA.  This position will serve the needs of students, ages 11-22, with dysfunctional behaviors and academic deficiencies.
Responsibilities Include:
• Providing social, moral and academic opportunities for learning
• Communicate with and work cooperatively with child care and social work staff to ensure optimal direct supervision of all students
• Will maintain a close working relationship with the educational staff within the Academy
Requirements:
• A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from an accredited college or university
•  A current Science Teacher’s License to teach at middle and secondary education levels. Endorsements for experience working with students with disabilities and other “at-risk” students are preferred
• Must be able to demonstrate the professional ability to deal effectively with a wide range of student dysfunctional behaviors and academic deficiencies
• The teacher must demonstrate the ability to represent HopeTree Academy and HopeTree Family Services  in a positive manner within the community
• Background checks and pre-employment drug testing are required
Competitive benefits offered include medical/dental/life and retirement plan. Interested candidates must complete our on-line agency application at www.hopetreefs.org.  EOE

 Buckingham County Public Schools is seeking a full-time MS/HS Earth Science teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. Please email a resume to Brian Green the Director of Human Resources at bgreen@bcpschools.org. 

PBS lesson plan writing opportunity! PBS NewsHour Extra is the NewsHour’s teacher resource site for grades 7-12. We are looking for science teachers to write fun, project-based lessons related to STEM, inventions, and the environment. There is a stipend involved. For more information, write newshourextra@gmail.com

Upper School at Walsingham Academy is seeking a full-time chemistry teacher for the 2017-18 school year. AP experience is a plus. Please contact abaker@walsingham.org for more information.

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