Job Opening: Full-Time Upper School Mathematics Teacher
Founded by two bold, visionary entrepreneurs in 1920–the same year that women won the right to vote–The Nightingale-Bamford School gives girls from diverse backgrounds a rigorous college preparatory education. The school is widely recognized as one of the top girls’ schools in the country. There are currently 654 students enrolled in the school (Lower School 223; Middle School 199 and Upper School 233). Average class size is 12, student to faculty ratio is 6:1. The school is located on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, in the Carnegie Hill neighborhood, near many museums and Central Park. Eighty full-time faculty members teach in the technologically advanced school house. Nearly all graduates attend four-year, “highly selective” colleges and universities. http://www.nightingale.org
Description of the Upper School Mathematics Teacher:
The Nightingale-Bamford School seeks an experienced, innovative, and energetic teacher to join our Math Department. Those applying should have a minimum of three years teaching experience at the upper school level. All applicants must be capable of teaching any of the math courses from Grade V through calculus. A Master’s degree is a plus, as is the flexibility to teach a schedule spanning both the middle and upper schools.
At Nightingale-Bamford, the Math Department works collaboratively to develop curriculum, so applicants should be excited to work as a team. This is a school that values camaraderie, and one where teachers continue to learn and grow along with their students. Those applying should have a commitment to excellent teaching, best math teaching practices, and continued professional development.
Nightingale-Bamford is deeply committed to diversity and an inclusive curriculum and community. We actively encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds and from individuals of all races, nationalities, and beliefs.
Bachelor degree required; Master degree preferred
At least three years of experience teaching students in middle school and high school either in an outreach program or directly with an institution
Founded in 1920, Nightingale-Bamford is an independent school for girls, enrolling 592 students from Kindergarten through Class XII. The schoolhouse consistes of 97,000 square feet with a regulation-size gymnasium, auditorium with computerized sound and lighting systems, state-of-the-art science laboratories, computer rooms and library technology. The school is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools.Full-time faculty members:92 Average tenure at Nightingale: 11 years