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MARIN ACADEMY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Marin Academy Employment Opportunities
 
·      Temporary Leave-Replacement Learning Services Coordinator
       (March-September 2014)
·      Full-Time History teacher (Beginning August 2014)
·      Part-Time Math teacher (August 2014-June 2015)
·      Part-Time Biology Teacher (August 2014-June 2015)
·      Leave Replacement in Biology & Life Sciences (August-December 2014)
·      Leave Replacement in Physics (August-September 2014)
·      Temporary, Part-Time Librarian (January-June 2015)
 
Temporary Leave-Replacement Learning Services Coordinator (March-September 2014)
Marin Academy seeks a temporary Learning Services Coordinator as a leave replacement for the period between March 24, 2014 and September 26, 2014.  The leave-replacement Learning Services Coordinator is a faculty position with an unpaid summer vacation between June 16, 2014 and August 15, 2014. The successful candidate should have a background in learning differences/disabilities and be able to serve as a conduit between high school students, parents, psychologists/psychiatrists and other learning specialists, Marin Academy faculty and administration, and the College Board.  A degree in Learning Disabilities or Special Education would be beneficial but is not required.  Candidates must be organized and have experience working with students with learning differences and a track record of collaboration with faculty colleagues.  Candidates should have the inclination and experience to work in a diverse community focused on issues of equity and social justice.

The temporary Learning Services Coordinator (LSC) reports to the Academic Dean and will be responsible for managing Marin Academy’s Learning Services office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to processing new neuropsychological evaluations, writing student learning profiles, consulting with students and parents, and distributing learning profiles to teachers. The LSC also administers intake questionnaires and consults with the school’s educational therapist. The LSC works with 60+ students and parents and the faculty who work with these students and parents. Additionally, the LSC works directly with students on an as needed basis. During the leave replacement period, the LSC will participate in the school’s Welcome Day and will manage the ACT and College Board accommodation processes on an as needed basis. Finally, the LSC will work with all incoming 9th grade families to submit appropriate neuropsychological documentation and write learning profiles for all newly evaluated students.

Full-Time History teacher (Beginning August 2014)
 
Marin Academy seeks an experienced high school history teacher for a full-time position beginning in August 2014.  Candidates should have at least two years of teaching experience, a background in teaching and studying history or a related subject (international relations, political science, etc.), and a desire to teach required ninth and tenth grade courses: Modern World History I (9th grade) and Modern World History II (10th grade). The history program also includes a required U.S. History course for 11th graders and a rich variety of elective history courses for seniors.  These elective courses vary from year to year but may include International Relations; History, Culture and Identity; Justice in America; and area studies courses such as Brazilian History or Middle Eastern Studies.  Candidates should have the inclination and experience to work in a diverse community focused on issues of equity and social justice.  Candidates should be ready and excited to work collaboratively in teams inside the History department and across MA’s academic departments.

Part-Time Math Teacher (Beginning August 2014)
Marin Academy seeks an experienced Mathematics Teacher to begin in August 2014. The successful candidate should have experience teaching mathematics (courses taught at MA range from Algebra I to Multivariable Calculus) and an interest in working closely with other members of the department. Candidates should have the inclination and experience to work in a diverse community focused on issues of equity and social justice.  The MA mathematics department deeply values a student inquiry based approach to the discipline, emphasizes process and skill development, and works to connect curriculum and students to the world. Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in collaboration within and across departments.

Leave Replacement in Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Biology (August-December 2014)
 
Marin Academy seeks an experienced high school science teacher for a semester-long pregnancy disability leave replacement from approximately August 2014 through December 2014. The successful candidate should have a background in life sciences and be able to teach junior/senior electives such as Advanced Biology and Honors Anatomy and Physiology, in addition to freshman Biology. The MA science department values a student inquiry-based approach to the discipline, emphasizes process and skill development, and works to connect curriculum and students to the world. Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in collaboration within and across departments.

Leave Replacement in Physics (August-September 2014)
 
Marin Academy seeks an experienced high school science teacher for a pregnancy disability leave replacement from approximately mid-August 2014 through late September 2014. The successful candidate should have a background in the physical sciences and be able to teach Conceptual Physics (11th and 12th grades).  Ideal candidates will also have the ability to teach biology and life sciences. The MA science department values a student inquiry-based approach to the discipline, emphasizes process and skill development, and works to connect curriculum and students to the world. Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in collaboration within and across departments.
 
Part-Time Biology Teacher (August 2014-June 2015)
Marin Academy seeks an experienced high school science teacher for a part-time (one course) teaching position for the 2014-2015 school year. Successful candidates will have a background in the life sciences and be able to teach Biology (9th grade) or Advanced Biology (11th/12th grades).  The MA science department values a student inquiry-based approach to the discipline, emphasizes process and skill development, and works to connect curriculum and students to the world. Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in collaboration within and across departments.

Temporary, Part-Time Librarian (January-June 2015)
 
Marin Academy seeks a part-time librarian to work 30 hours a week to assist in all aspects of the library’s operation, including teaching information literacy and research skills, supervising students, processing books, and doing original cataloging.  Candidates should have an MLS from an accredited program, some experience working with high school students, and the ability to lift 30-40 pounds comfortably. Ideal candidates will also possess initiative, technological savvy, flexibility in their schedule, a willingness to pitch in, a passion for working with students and participating in the everyday life of the school, and a sense of humor.  Candidates should have the inclination and experience to work in a diverse community focused on issues of equity and social justice.

About Marin Academy:
 
Marin Academy is an independent, college preparatory high school located in the San Francisco Bay Area in San Rafael, CA with an enrollment of 400 students with academic talent, interest in the arts and athletics, and a passion for a multitude of issues. Our students come from San Francisco, the East Bay, and Sonoma in addition to Marin County. Marin Academy has a block schedule in which classes meet every other day for 80-minute periods.  Salary and benefits are very competitive.  Marin Academy’s mission statement “asks every individual to think, question, and create in an environment of encouragement and compassion, and challenges each person to accept the responsibilities posed by education in a democratic society.” Marin Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.  People of color and women are encouraged to apply.  For more information about Marin Academy, please visit our website (www.ma.org).

Please send resume and letter of interest to:
 
Nicole Stanton (nstanton@ma.org)
Dean of Faculty
Marin Academy
1600 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901-1859
 
No phone calls, please.
 

School
Marin Academy
Contact Phone Number
415-482-3241
Nicole
Stanton