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Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at the Jackson Hole Community School. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or military status. 

The Jackson Hole Community School is a small, independent high school that aims to provide students with the support to thrive in a college prep environment that will prepare them to succeed in college and life beyond.  We offer a challenging, academically rigorous program that strives to promote engagement and persistence, provide authentic contexts, and encourage reflection and revision.  We expose our students to diverse teaching styles and hire highly qualified individuals to join our collaborative team as we strive to fulfill our mission. 

The Community School places emphsis on the "community" aspect of its culture and seeks candidates who are interested in committing to its vibrancy and success.  As a small school we come together to help the school flourish, and believe that an employee's contribution should not be limited by his/her assigned responsibilities.  Our expectation is that each employee will operate at a superior level and offer his/her services broadly to serve our students and the school community at large.  

 

Current Opportunities:

 
 

STEM Teacher 


We are seeking applicants to join our STEM team for the 2020-21 school year who are able to teach a subset of the following:

      • Upper level mathematics courses (Precalculus through Calculus BC)
      • Conceptual and Advanced physics
      • Computer Science
      • Design-Thinking and Engineering

These courses will be divided among 2 full-time positions, so in an applicant’s cover letter he/she/they should specify which courses he/she/they is qualified for and interested in teaching. 

 

As a member of our science and/or mathematics departments, each teacher will aim to instill habits of critical thinking through the development of inquiry and reasoning skills that students will draw upon in college and in life. The departments’ goals are to engage students in activities that will enhance their investigative and problem-solving skills, as well as collect and interpret data graphically, numerically, orally, symbolically, and analytically. A desire to work closely, collaboratively, and interdepartmentally with other teachers in this effort is crucial. 


Other responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

      • Leading an advisory group of 5-7 students 
      • Participating in our experiential learning program (Fall Trips, MLK Day, Community Days, and Minimester)
      • Proactive and timely communication with colleagues, parents and students 
      • Attending occasional evening/weekend school events 

Minimum requirements include:

      • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field; Master’s is preferred
      • At least 2 years experience working with high school students  
      • Ability to facilitate a meaningful, engaging discussion among high school students

To apply for this position, please send a letter of interest and your resume to Ashley Satterthwaite, Dean of Academic Affairs, jobs@jhcschool.org.