Berkshire School seeks to hire a dynamic, full-time, Grade 9-12 Mathematics teacher beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. The ideal candidate will have an advanced knowledge of mathematics, capable of teaching all levels. Experience with computer science is desirable. S/he is expected to have several years of relevant teaching experience, preferably with experience working in a boarding school community, with the affection for adolescents, capacity for teamwork, and disposition that such a life demands. In addition to teaching, applicants should expect to be actively involved in all aspects of the School's programs, including living in a dormitory and participating in the school's athletic and/or co-curricular programs as a coach or program director. A bachelor's degree in Mathematics or a closely related field is required and a master's degree or higher is preferred.
Salary is competitive and includes year-round housing plus utilities, and meals when school is in session. Health and retirement benefits, including TIAA-CREF, are part of the compensation package. Funding exists to support advanced degree work, as well as participation in professional conferences, workshops, summer study, and travel.
A close-knit community of 400 students, Berkshire is situated on a 400-acre campus at the base of Mount Everett and located in the heart of the Taconic Hills -- convenient to mountains for hiking and skiing, lakes for fishing and kayaking, and a destination stop for world-renowned art and music venues, health and wellness retreats, and the Appalachian Trail, which can be accessed from the Berkshire School campus.
About Berkshire School
Berkshire School is a co-ed, college preparatory boarding and day school offering a rigorous academic course of study. Pioneering programs - such as Advanced Math/Science Research, Advanced Humanities Research, Sustainability and Resource Management, and Pro Vita Winter Session - coexist with advanced sections and AP offerings in all disciplines. Berkshire provides a range of artistic and athletic offerings supported by a state-of-the-art academic building and brand new facilities in athletics and the arts. In this extraordinary setting, students are encouraged to learn, in the words of the school motto, "not just for school, but for life."