LEAF Academy is looking for an experienced chemistry educator who can teach AP Chemistry. AP Chemistry is an introductory college-level chemistry course. This course is designed to be the equivalent of the general chemistry course usually taken during the first college year. This is also an opportunity to help develop students understanding of chemistry through inquiry-based investigations, as they explore content such as: atomic structure, intermolecular forces and bonding, chemical reactions, kinetics, thermodynamics, and equilibrium.
The ability to differentiate in curriculum and instruction, and curriculum development are desirable. A passion for Entrepreneurial leadership is also welcome.
Besides of other responsibilities she/he is responsible for:
Getting familiar with the AP Chemistry curriculum
Doing formative and summative assessments of students
Support students also outside of classes if needed
passion for LEAF Academy’s mission and alignment with the LEAF values
Proactive and entrepreneurial mindset coupled with preference for teamwork
Organized, problem-solver, self-starter
Willing to mentor and guide students
Capable of working well under pressure
Sense of humor and ability to deal with ambiguity
Advanced English language
Passion and expertise in Chemistry
Course specific skills: working well with the resources, lab skills: creating solutions, storing and mixing the chemicals, planning experiments, willingness to study up-to-date scientific discoveries, digital skills – e.g., working with excel; algebra basics, being able to work with the data: representing data and phenomena, representing data; familiar with English nomenclature, excellent time-management
Course units: atomic structures and properties, molecular and ionic compound structure and properties, chemical reactions, kinetics, thermodynamics, equilibrium, acids and bases, applications of thermodynamics
LEAF Academy may not be the best place for you. If you search for opportunity to follow your personal desire and mission, we can offer:
Meaningful impact: We aspire to support the development of talented young people who have the potential to be change-makers in society by building a boarding school, literally from the ground up!
Professional team environment: You will become part of a diverse and supportive team that strives to be at the forefront of 21st Century Education.
Challenging assignments: We are an entrepreneurial organization. On-the-job learning and fast personal development here is inevitable. You have a chance to bring and immediately implement new ideas.