An independent, coeducational college preparatory school in New York City, Birch Wathen Lenox has forged a singular mission. The School is committed to a rigorous, traditional academic program. At the same time, it is open to adapting innovation consistent with its traditional values. The School strives to develop the unique potential of each student by cultivating intellectual, aesthetic, and ethical excellence. As preparation for social responsibility, BWL instills the values of integrity, loyalty, and civility in the K through 12 experience. In addition, the BWL tradition is to build character through an abiding regard for educational inquiry, mutual respect, and personal renewal.
Birch Wathen Lenox is looking for an eligible candidate to teach math in both the Middle School and Upper School beginning the 2018-2019 school year. Math teachers are responsible for the implementation, development, evolution, and progression of the Birch Wathen Lenox K-12 curriculum and the success of its students. Math Department faculty are highly collaborative and focus on using the latest research and approaches to bring out the best in our students.
A strong candidate should have similar goals to support student development and maintain an abiding passion for the subject.
We are seeking teachers with demonstrated expertise and teaching experience in the following:
• All middle school math concepts, essentially all material prior to Pre- Algebra—Algebra I and Algebra II a must • Geometry strongly preferred • Precalculus preferred
Responsibilities: • To implement curricula, lesson plans, and activities that meet high academic standards • Design and implement assessments and projects that effectively measure student progress • Use data, professional development, and collaboration to inform instruction • Organize and be active in appropriate field trips and school-wide functions • Carry out consistent best practices and appropriate classroom management that emphasizes positive reinforcement
• Enable students to master material appropriate with and/or beyond grade level • Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues including succinct and clear written correspondence. • Demonstrate mathematical concepts using models, experiments, and utilization of the most current findings and technology to enhance lessons.