Laguna Blanca School is seeking a full time Mathematics instructor beginning in August 2017.
Laguna Blanca School is a college preparatory, coeducational day school located on two campuses in Santa Barbara, California. Grades EK-4 are located on a bucolic campus in Montecito, while Grades 5-12 are located on Laguna’s historic campus in Hope Ranch. With a faculty to student ratio of 1:8, average class size of 15, and average grade size of 40, Laguna emphasizes its core values of scholarship, character, balance, and community in its programs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach five classes of Middle School and Upper School Mathematics; continually develop and refine the School’s math curriculum
Serve as a Middle School or Upper School advisor, overseeing the academic and social growth of his/her advisees
Oversee the Middle School Math Club, helping to prepare students for math competitions like Math Counts; advise (or co-advise) other co-curricular activities and clubs
Serve as a member of the applicable grade-level team(s) of teachers meeting on a regular basis to plan, develop, and coordinate student support in alignment with the mission of the school
Serve as a member of the Mathematics Department, attending departmental meetings, developing and updating course curricula, and supporting the work of the department
Perform other non-teaching duties as assigned by the Head of School and the Middle School and Upper School division heads
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or related field; experience teaching Computer Science is highly desirable
EXPERIENCE: Teaching experience is preferred, but subject area experience and a willingness to develop instructional skills will also be considered.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & ABILITIES: Knowledge of the current theories, techniques, and methodologies of Mathematics and other STEM fields. We require a person with a passion for teaching young people.