Brooks School seeks candidates for the position of Teacher of Mathematics. This appointment will be effective July 1, 2019. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter with résumé/CV and a statement of teaching philosophy.
The mission of Brooks School is to provide the most meaningful educational experience to our students. To successfully do that, teachers at Brooks must be fully engaged in all aspects of the students life, both in and out of the classroom. Brooks teachers are expected to teach, advise, supervise, care about the students, work in partnership with parents, advocate and promote the school, work collegially with administrators and fellow faculty, and grow professionally. A full-time teaching position includes teaching four sections, coaching two sports/activities, residential, and community responsibilities.
The successful candidate will:
Proficient teaching Geometry, Algebra 2, and Pre-calculus, and a desire to teach AP Calculus and Computer Science.
Possess flexibility and willingness to teach in all levels of the math program.
Apply engaging and innovative student centered teaching practices that adjusts to meet varying student needs.
Ability to use technology as a vehicle to enhance instruction and student learning.
Possess a growth mindset in considering current pedagogical best practices and an understanding of adolescent development.
Teach four classes, including preparation, implementation, and assessment with a dynamic, enthusiastic and creative approach.
Serve as advisor for a group of 4-6 students, providing guidance in academic, extracurricular, social, and personal areas and serve as the school’s key liaison to parents.
Dormitory duty one day per week and approximately one weekend shift per month.
Lead or assist with an afternoon activity or sport in two of three seasons.
Attend all faculty meetings, department meetings, and other meetings as required.
Attend all school functions: chapels, seated dinners, class meetings, and special events.
Complete comments, advisor letters, and other forms of academic communication in a timely, professional manner.
Promote the core values of the School, empathy, engagement, integrity, passion, confidence, and creativity in all dealings with students.
Foster an environment that focuses on intellectual curiosity and growth.
Serve as mentor, advocate, supporter and confidante to students.