The Math Department at Emma Willard School seeks an enthusiastic and dedicated instructor to join a highly-collaborative, innovative mathematics department for the 2018-19 school year. The full-time Computer Science and Math instructor reports to the Math Department Chair. S/he will teach two sections of math and two sections of computer science. S/he should be able to teach a range of math courses (algebra I through calculus) and a range of computer science courses including AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles and courses of his/her own design. S/he will be responsible for leading computer-science related co-curricular activities and will be charged with establishing a First Tech Challenge robotics club. S/he will work with the Signature program to provide management of computer-science related Signature projects. The Math and Computer Science Instructor will lead the active review and creation of scope and sequence for the computer science courses, and will work collaboratively with the math faculty to ensure an integrated and cohesive mathematics and computer science curriculum. Dedication to the holistic wellness of students is essential, as is ability and comfort in frequent communication with students’ advisors and parents.
The ideal candidate would hold a master’s degree in computer science and/or mathematics and have a minimum of three years of teaching experience. The candidate should demonstrate excellence in course design, planning and implementation. S/he should have a strong desire to contribute to a collaborative faculty. The candidate should have patience, enthusiasm and the ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines. The candidate should be a strong advocate for all-girls’ education. Finally, this individual should approach their work with a sense of humor and joy. Special consideration may be given to candidates with interest and ability in athletic coaching.
Emma Willard School is a nationally recognized, academically rigorous, preparatory boarding and day high school for girls. We seek to identify, recruit, and develop employees who bring a diversity of experiences, perspectives, talents, and backgrounds. We offer competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package in a stimulating and dynamic academic community. Emma is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Head of Talent Management/Human Resources
285 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Emma Willard School
Since 1814, Emma Willard School has been one of the nation's leading college preparatory boarding and day schools for young women. At Emma Willard, every possible resource is dedicated to developing in students the values and skills that form the foundation of a life of accomplishment, leadership, and fulfillment. These include a love for the life of the mind, a commitment to service, courage and confidence, grace and creativity, and collaboration and friendship. Known for its rigor, the school promotes intellectual curiosity and disciplined study habits through a challenging curriculum distinguished by a wide array of advanced placement courses and electives. It also promotes active involvement in the life of the campus and off-campus communities through a rich co-curricular program. In all they do, students are both challenged and closely supported by an outstanding faculty and staff. The school's extraordinary physical plant is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and provides a breathtakingly beautiful yet state-of-the-art setting for learning and living. Throughout its history, Emma Willard has been committed to enrolling a diverse student body from across the Ca...pital Region, across the country, and around the world. This commitment is honored by significant expenditures in financial aid to assist families who might not otherwise have the opportunity to provide an extraordinary secondary education for their daughters.