Middle School Lead Math Teacher (Full-time Position)
St. Matthew’s Parish School is seeking a full-time middle school lead math teacher for the 2018-19 school year. Candidates should be enthusiastic about teaching a range of students from Grades Five through Eight, as well as overseeing the middle school Mathematics Department and K-8 math program. Candidates must have a passion for and a strong background in mathematics, and experience with creating dynamic curricula for middle school students. They must also understand child development, enjoy young adolescents, and enjoy collaborating with colleagues and engaging in the entire middle school experience. The selected candidate will coordinate the curriculum with the other math teachers and communicate with parents and administrators about the mathematics program. Middle school teachers serve as advisors to a small group of students, may be involved with extracurricular or interdisciplinary programs, and other duties as required.
St. Matthew’s prides itself on its collegial and professional working atmosphere, engaged and respectful learners, and beautiful campus setting in Pacific Palisades. Over 90% of graduates matriculate to highly selective independent secondary schools. Class sizes range from 17-20 students. Modern science labs, three maker spaces, art studios, and many other resources are available to students, creating a wonderful environment for learning.
St. Matthew's Parish School is a coeducational day school for 350 students from Preschool through the Eighth Grade. Founded in 1949, the School is the educational member of the Episcopal Parish of St. Matthew. Located on 30 acres one mile from the Pacific Ocean, the campus includes 28 classrooms, a 10,000 volume library, a swimming pool, several state of-the-art science laboratories and maker spaces, a gymnasium and performing arts center, plus spacious playgrounds and playing fields. The school is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and the National Association of Episcopal Schools, and is accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Compensation will be determined by years of teaching experience and other relevant qualifications. Teachers' salaries at St. Matthew’s are highly competitive being in the top quartile of leading independent schools. In addition to salary, the School offers, for those who qualify, a retirement plan, hospitalization, major medical, life, dental and disability insurance.
St. Matthew's is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants should direct inquiries to:
Bruce Harlan, Principal Grades 5-8
St. Matthew's Parish School P.O. Box 1710?Pacific Palisades, California 90272