High Point Academy, nestled on the northern edge of Pasadena in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, is looking for a math specialist to teach fifth through eighth grade math, starting in late August, 2018. Appropriate candidates will feel comfortable teaching up through algebra, and preferably through geometry and algebra 2. A working knowledge of Saxon math is also beneficial, as is experience working with students with emerging math skills, as well as those who move at an advanced pace. A teaching credential or advanced degree is preferred, along with a minimum of three years of experience teaching in an independent school setting. The position also requires teaching two quarters of middle school enrichment courses, with significant flexibility in the subject of the courses.
High Point Academy awakens the joy of learning in each child. The school provides a nurturing environment that enables each student to flourish academically, emotionally, morally, physically, and socially. The challenging curriculum provides a traditional and balanced approach to ensure that students acquire tools for analytical thinking. With faculty and family support, students develop the ability to pursue and organize knowledge throughout a lifetime.