Physics Teacher

Title: Physics Teacher
Date: 4/21/2023
FLSA Classification: Full-time, exempt
Reports To: Director of Studies

Solebury School seeks a qualified, experienced Physics Teacher to begin in the 2023-2024
academic year. An intentionally small, all-gender, independent day and boarding school for students in grades
9-12, Solebury is nestled on a rolling 140-acre campus in the Pennsylvania countryside. Solebury students and
faculty pursue learning as a shared endeavor; this approach to education is a cornerstone of Solebury’s
educational philosophy. Successful candidates will be excited to join a school community built upon this
principle of mutual respect. On-campus housing is possible based on availability.

Essential Functions
● Teach up to four total high-school Physics classes (from general level to Advanced Placement) in 80 minute blocks meeting 2-3 times each per week, incorporating labs and activities within each of the courses
● Foster a strong working relationship with students, colleagues, and families
● Lead an after school activity (such as newspaper) from 3:45-5:15pm three days per week for two out of
the three trimesters
● Participate in assigned weekend duties as part of the boarding program, with number of weekends based
on housing
● Serve as an advisor of up to eight students
● Engage in continuing professional development

● Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching and in working with students and community
● Excellent verbal and written communication
● Ability to teach across the science curriculum
● Passion for teaching and working with high school students

Required Qualifications
● Bachelor’s degree in Physics or related field
● Demonstrated experience teaching high school students

Preferred Qualifications
● Master’s degree or higher in Physics, Education, or related field
● Boarding and/or independent school experience

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
● Physical: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently
or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, reach for or otherwise move objects, including textbooks and
other teaching materials. Sedentary work involves sitting, standing and walking around the classroom.
● Communication: Activities include both hearing and talking to express or exchange ideas and information.
● Environmental conditions: Activities occur mostly inside and occasionally outside.
● Valid driver’s license required as well as ability to pass a variety of background checks

Solebury School offers competitive wages and comprehensive benefits to all eligible employees, including:
● Medical & Vision Insurance (free option for employees and employee plus children)
● Dental Insurance
● 403 (b) defined contribution retirement plan
● Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and School Holidays
● Short and Long Term Disability insurance, life insurance

As part of the terms for employment and in accordance with state law, all employees undergo national, state and
local background checks before starting. Employment is also contingent on the ability to establish eligibility for
employment in the United States by providing appropriate documentation to complete the I-9 form and required
certifications. All employees must have reliable transportation to and from school, and a valid driver's license is

Please submit resume and cover letter to Staci Freer, Special Projects Manager via email
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will begin immediately.

Solebury School seeks teachers who enjoy being a part of a culture of learning, where they are always striving
to improve their teaching through feedback and self-evaluation. We value intellectual challenge and academic
achievement alongside mutual respect between students and teachers.

Since its founding in 1925, Solebury School has been a leader in progressive education. We are an all-gender boarding and day school serving more than 240 students in grades 9-12. Solebury is an Equal Opportunity Employer.