St. Paul’s School for Girls is pleased to announce an opening for a full-time math teacher and Math Department Chair for the 2018-2019 school year.
St. Paul’s School for Girls
Founded in 1959, SPSG is an independent, single-sex, college-preparatory school enrolling approximately 400 students in grades five through twelve. SPSG shares a beautiful campus and works in close coordination with St. Paul’s Plus and St. Paul’s School in order to offer students the benefits of a single-sex and coed environment from 6 weeks until graduation.
The successful candidate will be a creative, passionate, and experienced teacher with a strong educational background who is able to teach all levels of middle and high school math. She or he will be well-versed and current in pedagogy as well as content; thrive in a collaborative atmosphere; and be able to inspire students at all levels through a variety of instructional techniques, including blended/flipped learning, problem-based learning, and authentic assessments. She or he will model and inspire a love of mathematical thinking and be a master teacher, implementing rigorous, relevant, innovative, and responsive student-centered instruction to meet the needs of a range of learners.
As department chair, the successful candidate will possess the ability to lead collaboratively and by example and to articulate to all constituencies a vision for excellent math instruction in the 21st century. The ideal candidate will:
Collaborate with department members and members of the administrative team to develop a shared vision for excellence in math instruction
Be a thought-leader in the field of teaching mathematics, disseminating information on the latest trends and topics in math instruction
Observe, coach, and evaluate math department members
Review the department’s scope and sequence and implement changes or new approaches necessary to equip students with the skills to be successful mathematical thinkers beyond graduation
Synthesize departmental feedback and data from classroom observations and assessments to inform departmental goals
Lead the department in integrating technology as it inspires and facilitates learning
Work closely with parents, teachers, and division heads when concerns arise to support the development and well-being of the student
Ensure appropriate placement of students in mathematics sections
Serve on the school’s Academic Council and work with other department chairs and administrators to establish and plan collective goals and initiatives
In addition to teaching, full-time SPSG faculty members serve as student advisors, mentor clubs, and contribute in other significant ways to the work of the community. The School is especially interested in candidates with coaching experience and/or those who are able to demonstrate initiative and serve as coaches in a variety of significant ways outside of the classroom. Other supervisory responsibilities and duties are shared among faculty members.
Interested candidates can send their cover letter, resume and list of references to Shannon Duckett, Human Resources Director, at email@example.com. SPSG is an equal opportunity employer.
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Additional Salary Information: Full-time faculty members are eligible to participate in SPSG’s comprehensive benefits program which includes, but is not limited to, medical, dental, vision, disability and 403(b). Other supplemental benefits include free lunch, fitness center and tuition remission.