Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree


The Steward School seeks an enthusiastic and committed Upper School Physics teacher for the academic year 2022-2023. This is a full-time, benefited faculty position reporting to the Director of Upper School.



  • This position will teach up to five sections of a variety of Upper School Physics classes, up to pre-AP level. The Steward School follows the Physics First curriculum.
  • The ability to and/or willingness to teach other science courses would be considered favorably.
  • The preferred candidate will:
    • Build productive relationships with students and provide an empowering student-centered learning environment that is equitable, inclusive, respectful, and supportive;
    • Plan and deliver creative and effective instruction that develops critical thinking skills;
    • Utilize technology to facilitate instruction;
    • Collaborate effectively with colleagues;
    • Post and maintain curriculum, syllabi, and grades; 
    • Demonstrate familiarity with differentiated learning instruction.
  • The position includes other duties as assigned by the Director of Upper School.


Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major concentration in Physics or a related subject is required.
  • The preferred candidate will have:
    • Master’s degree in Physics or related subject and/or Commonwealth of Virginia certification;
    • Relevant classroom experience including Upper School instruction;
    • Technological proficiency in the classroom including Google Educational apps, interactive whiteboards, and electronic grade books;
    • Growth mindset and willingness to pursue ongoing professional development;
    • Experience with coaching and/or club sponsorship;
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills.


Compensation and Benefits:

  • Commensurate with experience and education
  • Comprehensive benefits package available


Interested candidates should upload their resume and cover letter as part of the online employment application. No calls or visits please.

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