Lake Forest Academy is seeking an Instructor of Mathematics to begin in the fall of 2018. This position will teach traditional mathematics classes. A plus would be the ability to support the department’s Statistics or Computer Science program. Additionally, this position will likely coach two seasons of sports in the co-curricular afternoon program. Faculty members who live on the campus also have weeknight and weekend residential duties, and all faculty serve as Advisors to a small group of students.
General overview of responsibilities:
Teach assigned four sections of Mathematics (possible courses in Statistics and/or Computer Science)
Writing formal comments on students four times per year and informal progress reports four times per year.
Meeting with parents, as needed
Maintaining a Professional Growth Plan in consultation with the department chair
Coaching two seasons of co-curricular athletics, or the equivalent
Fulfilling weeknight (once a week) and weekend (8) residential duties
Serving as an Advisor to a small group of students
Serving on committees and task forces, as needed
The required characteristics and/or skills of this position are:
Supports and acts in accordance with LFA’s mission and values
Upholds LFA standards of professional courtesy, punctuality, discretion and confidentiality
Demonstrates appropriate planning and preparation for instruction
Develops and maintains a classroom atmosphere that inspires learning and fosters respect for all students
Supports departmental goals and colleagues
Eagerness to get involved in a boarding school community
Required experience and/or education:
Bachelor's degree or higher
Experience within independent schools is preferred but not required
Expertise teaching a broad range of mathematics courses from Algebra 1 through Calculus
Proficiency in teaching Statistics at both the regular and AP level would be a plus
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Founded in 1857, Lake Forest Academy is a coed, boarding school serving 430 academically bright and motivated students in grades 9 to 12 from across the globe. The Academy offers a rigorous curriculum focused on academic excellence and characterized by small classes and close faculty/student interaction. The school's mission of educational excellence is founded on the four pillars of character, scholarship, citizenship, and responsibility. The LFA community places students at the center of their own learning and provides the support needed to develop confidence and strong values. Lake Forest Academy is committed to hiring a culturally diverse faculty committed to working with our diverse student body.
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