Gann Academy seeks candidates for a full-time mathematics teaching position for the 2018-2019 school year. Successful candidates will be passionate about creating student-centered and inquiry-based classrooms, where students do the intellectual work and own their learning. Candidates should be able to successfully utilize multiple teaching modalities to reach a diverse set of learners. Personal qualities such as creativity, curiosity, perseverance, flexibility, versatility, and resilience are desirable as are strong communication skills with both students and families.
It is an exciting time to join the Gann community. In its 21st year, Gann is mission-driven and innovative. The successful candidate will join a school deeply invested in progressive teaching, and a teaching community committed to collaborating, reflecting, and growing in their teaching practice. Gann is committed to a diverse professional community: professional engagement with diversity and multiculturalism informs both our pedagogy and our programming. The school is in the midst of a capital campaign to create more flexible and dynamic innovative teaching spaces, and opportunities exist for this position to work in conjunction with our new Computing, Design, and Fabrication department and our science department.
A bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or a related field is required, a master’s degree is preferred. In addition to a minimum of three years teaching experience and a strong background in curriculum design and pedagogy. Familiarity with general educational technology such as managing classroom documents, communication through a learning management system, and utilizing collaborative documents is required, as is enthusiasm about participating and engaging in the life of the school through our robust student advising program, working with student groups or other duties.
About Gann Academy
Gann Academy is a pluralistic Jewish day school that challenges students to cultivate their talents and interests in all areas of human potential: intellectual, artistic, spiritual and physical. Our faculty, made up of both Jewish and non-Jewish educators, facilitate the student journey. We seek teachers who are committed to collaborating and growing in their teaching practice, supporting diverse learners in the classroom, and connecting with students outside the classroom, both formally and informally.