Announcement of Vacancy
Science Teacher (Multiple Positions Available)
Hammond Academy of Science and Technology
Position Posted: December 5, 2009
The Hammond Academy of Science and Technology is seeking Science teachers. This new school will open in August, 2010, with students in Grades 6 through 9. One grade will be added annually through the 12th grade. The Academy will serve a diverse population of students. The curriculum, created by Purdue University Calumet, will have at its core, a research-supported, project-based curriculum, reflecting the complexity of the real world. Instructional technology will be infused throughout daily instruction and integrated into the curriculum and instructional methodologies. The Academy embraces the Comer Process, which emphasizes collaboration and consensus-building among stakeholders. Parents and teachers work together for the development of children. Partnership with local organizations opens the learning environment to the outside world.
There are multiple positions available. Preference will be given to candidates who are certified in multiple areas within the Science Department (i.e. Earth/Space, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Physical) and/or certifications in other subject areas (i.e. Social Studies, English, Math, World Languages etc.).
Experience with project-based learning is preferable but not required.
Candidates must be certified teachers in the State of Indiana or hold appropriate out-of-state certificates which qualify for transfer to Indiana.
Salary and Benefits:
A regionally competitive salary with excellent employment benefits based on the qualifications and employment history of the candidate.
Applications are considered complete when all required materials are submitted including the following:
1) an on-line application found at www.hammondacademy.org
2) a letter of interest in the position
4) three recent letters of recommendation from past or current professional employment
5) copies of any diplomas/degree/certifications the applicant may hold.
All required documents should be attached to the on-line application.
Inquiries from qualified candidates should be addressed to Dr. Scott Fech, School Leader. (email@example.com) Please do not email or send hard copies of application materials. Only application materials submitted via our online application system will be considered for any open positions.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a preferred candidate is found. Start date is negotiable. Interviews will begin in mid-February and all candidates selected for hire must be available for extensive summer training in late June and early July.
The Hammond Academy for Science and Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and practice of the Academy to decide all matters relating to employment solely on the basis of the applicant’s ability to perform the essential functions of the position. The Academy ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, or handicap. The Academy has a policy of active recruitment of qualified minority employees. Any individual needing assistance in making application for this position should contact the office of the School Leader.