Date Modified: April 2018 FLSA Classification: Exempt
Reports To: Department Chair – Mathematics
Summary: Saint Mary’s Hall is hiring an outstanding full-time Upper School Mathematics teacher to be a part of a successful K-12 vertical team. In addition to submitting transcripts and a résumé, applicants should be prepared to interview with Saint Mary’s Hall administrators and teach a demonstration lesson on the Saint Mary’s Hall campus. The candidate selected for employment during the 2018-2019 year will teach five periods daily with an approximate 16-to-1 student-teacher ratio.
Bachelor Degree in Mathematics or very closely related field (coursework through Calculus is preferred), Advanced degree(s) strongly preferred
Passion for subject matter and for working with bright, motivated teenagers in a rigorous, college-preparatory environment
Successful high school or college teaching experience
Ability to teach Upper School mathematics courses through at least Precalculus
Teach five high school Geometry and/or Geometry Honors classes daily (Chair may later assign other courses, depending on department need)
Be available to students seeking extra help each day during Office Hours from 3:15 – 4:00 p.m.
Serve as academic advisor to around 10-12 Upper School students, and meet with that group weekly
Attend weekly assembly and chapel programs
Support the efforts of vertical team planning and curriculum alignment
Attend all required meetings of the Mathematics Vertical Team, Upper School Mathematics Department, and Upper School Division, as well as all-school faculty meetings
Respond promptly to communications from school administrators and parents
Participate in requested professional development activities
Accomplish other duties as assigned
Attend Project CRISS training during New Teacher Orientation and provide evidence of strategic instruction in lesson planning throughout the year
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in order to communicate effectively with educational team and especially with parents
To have a good working knowledge of technology equipment such as interactive whiteboards, computers, iPads, printers, copiers, etc.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
Works in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a varied and diverse array of contacts
May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time
Be able to occasionally life up to 25 lbs.
Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled classroom environment
Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Interested candidates should submit electronically a cover letter expressing the reasons for their interest in the position, a current résumé, and a copy of any relevant college transcripts (or other complete listing of college Mathematics coursework undertaken as a student.)