The Oakcrest Mathematics Department is seeking qualified candidates to teach Mathematics in Grades 6-9 beginning in December 2018. This could be a part-time or full-time position. The Mathematics Department believes that inspiring appreciation for the richness and power of mathematics helps students to enthusiastically undertake the process of comprehension, analysis and critical thinking necessary for the successful application of concepts to real-world problems. The development of analysis, logic and reasoning skills prepares students to create models, interpret data, and be critical of information in any academic, personal or professional situation. Department faculty help each student strive to reach her full potential by also encouraging perseverance, resourcefulness, and creative thinking. The use of independent and cooperative class frameworks ensures growth in both individual confidence and teamwork skills. The Mathematics Department places students based on each student’s proficiency.
For the qualified candidate, the opportunity exists to teach Math 6, Algebra I and Geometry.
Applicants should possess:
At least a bachelor’s degree in math or a related field. Master’s degree (preferred);
A minimum of two years of teaching experience;
Strong educational background in mathematics and science;
Experience with and desire to collaboratively work as part of a team;
Commitment to excellent teaching and to continued professional development;
Experience integrating technology into the curriculum;
Desire to involve oneself with the school community beyond the classroom
Candidates who meet these criteria should send a cover letter, teaching philosophy, résumé and a list of at least three current references to: email@example.com. Please include “Math Teacher” in the subject headline.
About Oakcrest School
Oakcrest School in partnership with parents challenges girls in grades 6-12 to develop their intellect, character, faith and leadership potential to succeed in college and throughout their lives.
Oakcrest, an independent school, educates the whole person. Inspired by the teachings of the Catholic Church and the spirituality of Opus Dei, we weave together a rich liberal arts curriculum, character development, one-on-one advising and service to create a vibrant environment that graduates confident young women—young women who will make a difference in all they choose to do.
PORTRAIT OF AN OAKCREST GRADUATE
Oakcrest recognizes the vocation of women as trustees of humanity* and provides a culture of freedom and responsibility in which young women thrive. The joy that comes from knowing she is a child of God impels our graduate to positively impact family and society through:
An understanding of faith and a commitment to personal friendship with God
Academic excellence that drives her to pursue lifelong learning
The ability to recognize and articulate truth, and the courage to stand by it
Self-knowledge that informs her growth in virtue
A love for beauty in the world, and a sense of responsibility to sustain and create it
Leadership and a spirit of collaboration that inspire her to serve
* Saint John Paul II, Apostolic Letter, On the Dignity and Vocation of Women, n. 30