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Physics Teacher 2019-2020

Position Type Teacher
Start 08/14/2019
School Name Holy Names Academy
City, State Seattle, WA 
Posted 03/13/2019


Holy Names Academy, founded in 1880 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, is an independent Catholic school for young women in grades 9–12 with an enrollment of 695.

For 139 years, the passionate, inspiring teachers of HOLY NAMES ACADEMY have successfully prepared young women of diverse ethnic, economic, and religious backgrounds for lives of leadership and loving service.

• The school was named one of “Washington’s Best Workplaces” by the Puget Sound Business Journal and the 1st-place winner among nonprofit companies in “Washington’s 100 Best Companies To Work For” by Seattle Business magazine.

• The U.S. Department of Education has honored Holy Names Academy four times as a Blue Ribbon School.

• Academy students are sought by the nation’s most selective colleges and universities. 90.5% of the Class of 2018 received entrance honors and academic scholarships valued at $28.75 million. More than 10,000 young women have graduated from Holy Names Academy, and today its alumnae serve their communities around the world, professionally and personally.

Holy Names Academy seeks a full-time physics teacher in 2019-2020. Candidates must have a BA or BS in physics, engineering, or related science field.


  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, and life insurance; retirement program; faculty-led wellness programs
  • Summer sabbatical program
  • Variety of school-funded professional development opportunities, including travel
  • Stable, inclusive, welcoming corps of faculty colleagues
  • Opportunities to moderate clubs or coach athletics in a highly competitive sports program (collective winner of the Metro League All-Sports Trophy for eleven consecutive years)
  • Motivated, high-achieving students from a wide array of ethnic, economic, religious, and geographic backgrounds

To apply, please send letter of inquiry and resume to to the attention of Elizabeth Swift, Head of School.

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