We are seeking a full-time mathematics teacher starting August 2018. The Archer School for Girls is an educational community that supports and challenges young women to discover their passions and realize their true potential. Serving 490 girls in grades 6-12, Archer’s joyful and ambitious program is founded on the latest research around how girls learn best.
The mathematics curriculum integrates all strands of mathematics until Pre-calculus, and we are seeking applicants who feel comfortable teaching all levels. Math instruction at Archer emphasizes making sense of problems and persevering to solve them. We teach students to construct viable arguments in pure and applied mathematics and critique the reasoning of others. Students practice modeling with mathematics, including formulating and designing original experiments. Our instruction exhibits a balance between application, conceptual understanding, and symbolic fluency.
The ideal candidate has a degree in mathematics, 3-5 years of secondary school teaching experience, a strong educational background, exemplary teaching skills, a desire to grow professionally, and a passion to teach and learn from young people. Candidates should also have demonstrated expertise in student-centered, collaborative, and inquiry-based teaching methodologies. A desire to collaborate with colleagues, the flexibility to teach at multiple grade levels, and facility using technology to augment instruction is preferred.
Beyond competitive pay and benefits, faculty enjoy working in a highly collegial, student-focused, and joyful learning community. We seek faculty who will contribute to an equitable and just learning environment. Integral to its mission, Archer has remained passionately committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community where all students can thrive personally and academically.
The Archer School for Girls, located in West Los Angeles, CA (Brentwood) is an independent school that provides a highly collaborative, creative, and intellectual college preparatory program for girls in grades 6-12. The School’s founders established Archer based on a compelling vision to create an educational environment that explores and refines the ways girls learn best. Archer serves as a national model for modern single-sex education.