This faculty member will join a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the School’s mission and vision, including core values of inclusivity and service. Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life, from academics to the arts to athletics, achieving excellence through a wide range of programming supported by a wealth of resources. These include the Center for Teaching, a professional development institute located on the Westminster campus.
In fulfilling our mission to “develop the whole person for college and for life,” Westminster hires and retains passionate, talented, diverse educators to offer a rich and engaging curriculum, preparing our students to be lifelong learners and citizens well equipped to address local and global challenges. Westminster teachers are more than academic experts, serving as coaches, advisors, and inspirational mentors.
Anticipated start date for this position is July 31, 2018.
Reports to: Head of Upper School
Strong background in mathematics. M.A. in Math and/or professional or practical experience in a related field preferred
Two years of Upper School teaching experience and a background in integrated studies preferred but not required
Proficiency with instructional technology
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach four sections of Upper School Math.
Co-Teach a 3-week immersive, interdisciplinary class during Jan Term.
Work directly with fourteen other Upper School Math teachers as part of a Math PLC.
Advise students as part of the Upper School Advisory Program
Contribute to the larger school community through coaching or sponsoring other extracurricular programs.
Ability to teach many, if not all, Upper School math courses from Geometry to Multi Variable Calculus. These include AP Statistics, AP Calculus AB, and AP Calculus BC.
Experience with classroom technology and its appropriate use in enhancing, exploring, and supporting mathematics teaching is required, including:
Ability to use TI Nspire TI- CAS graphing calculators and computer software to enhance the teaching and learning of algebraic & graphical concepts
Use of laptops and/or iPads in a one-to-one classroom environment
In addition to experience and a strong educational background, successful candidates demonstrate a love of working with children, an engaging teaching style, the ability to interact well with parents and colleagues, and a willingness to create and promote an inclusive learning environment.
Ability to engage in moderately strenuous physical activity both indoors and out; sitting and standing for long periods of time; ability to become CPR and First Aid Certified.
About The Westminster Schools
Westminster is an inclusive, Christian independent day school for boys and girls, where bright, motivated, curious students who are nurtured by challenge become leaders of conscience. Founded in 1951, Westminster is guided by a mission to prepare students for college and for life. With a current enrollment of approximately 1,870 students in grades pre-first through twelfth, 285 faculty, and 250 staff, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic curriculum that engages children across the key dimensions of their growth – academic, physical, and spiritual.
Westminster is a growth-oriented, collaborative learning community committed to the School’s mission and vision, including core values of inclusivity and service. Westminster excels regionally and nationally in every area of school life, from academics to the arts to athletics, achieving excellence through a wide range of programming supported by a wealth of resources.
Interested Candidates can click here to apply online.