Director of STEM Education

Job Level
Senior position
Job Category
  • Applied Tech (STEAM / Maker / CS / Design)
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility

Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School, located in Gwynedd Vally, PA seeks a Director of STEM Education. This STEM Faculty Leader position is a Ten-month, full-time faculty member beginning August 2021.

Mission Statement 
Rooted in the Catholic faith and charism of Mercy, Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School educates, inspires, and empowers young women to be merciful in spirit, innovative in thought, and courageous in leadership.

School Profile
Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School is an independent, all-girls Catholic college preparatory school founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1861, serving a population of 400 students (grades 9-12), in Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania.  An average class size of 18 students is supported by a faculty and staff of 70+ professionals, with a 1:10 faculty/student ratio.  Students are offered participation in over 35 different clubs, multiple service opportunities, and 12 sports.  100% of our students choose to further their learning in opportunities for post-secondary education.  

Position Description 

  • Development of a dynamic and engaging STEM curriculum in partnership with colleagues in various STEM-related departments

  • Design of STEM-related lesson plans and project-based learning activities in partnership with colleagues in various STEM-related departments

  • Instruction in STEM-related courses for students of varying grade levels that is infused with a knowledge of STEM best practices

  • Ongoing evaluation and updating of STEM curricular content and materials that contribute to a holistic education

  • Consultation with the Technology Department to integrate technological resources and varied classroom strategies that maximize student learning 

  • Participation in a STEM Advisory Council that represents a variety of constituents

  • Financial responsibility that includes the management of a budget and potential grant writing

Education and Experience

  • Candidates must have a Master’s degree in a STEM related field, with a minimum of five years of teaching experience preferred.  Candidate should have excellent communication and organization skills.

  • PA Teaching Certification preferred. 

  • FBI and Criminal Background clearances.  

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume to Cindy DeCandido at