Upper School Mathematics Teacher (Begins Late August 2018)
Francis W. Parker School
March 12, 2018
Full Time - Faculty
Francis W. Parker School is a renowned JK-12th grade independent day school located in the heart of Chicago, IL. Founded in 1901 on the tenets of progressive education, which include prioritizing the application of knowledge and the preeminence of student curiosity as an impetus for curricular decisions, the school currently enrolls 940 students and employs 200 faculty and staff members. These dedicated people, in addition to assistant teachers, substitute teachers and coaches, work together to ensure that the School lives up to its Mission to “educate students to think and act with empathy, courage and clarity as responsible citizens and leaders in a democratic society and global community.”
We are currently seeking a dynamic, creative, and experienced Upper School Mathematics Teacher to join our expert faculty. Responsibilities include teaching four sections of mathematics each semester, leading an advisory, and chaperoning trips. Opportunities to coach, participate in our community service program, and sponsor student extracurricular activities are also available.
To Apply: Please submit cover letter with resume by email, or fax to (no telephone inquiries please):
Laureen Sweers, Director of Human Resources Francis W. Parker School 330 W. Webster Avenue Chicago, IL 60614 email@example.com
The faculty, staff and administration of Francis W. Parker School are integral parts of the School's community. Through their passion, dedication and commitment to the School's mission, they create and support an environment where exceptional child-centered learning can occur.
Francis W. Parker School is committed to cultivating a community of dedicated students, parents, faculty and staff, trustees, administrators and alumni, who acknowledge, respect, and esteem diversity in our school; and who reflect, through their presence, the diversity of Chicago communities and the wider world.
Francis W. Parker School is an equal opportunity employer.
M.A. or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or a closely related discipline
Facility and comfort in teaching a broad range of Mathematics (basic Algebra through college-level Calculus)
Significant classroom teaching experience with high school students of varying mathematical ability
Excellent communication skills, sound judgment, and emotional maturity
Experience in and a commitment to developing one’s own cultural competency and seeking, continually, greater levels of diversity, equity and inclusion in practices and in curricula
Comfort and experience with using technology in the classroom
A willingness to learn and improve professionally
Strongly Preferred Qualifications:
Interest in extra-curricular involvement with students
Commitment to community service and social justice organizations
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with background and experience; comprehensive benefits package.