TMI Episcopal is seeking a full-time Math department chair and instructor. The position will commence in August 2019.
The Mathematics Department Chair reports to the Dean of Curriculum and Instruction and is responsible for providing leadership and direction that supports school-wide and department goals, effective teaching of mathematics and professional growth by encouraging faculty to examine pedagogy through both study and practice. The department chair shares responsibility for the design, organization, support, and evaluation of the curriculum and the physical and material resources necessary to implement it.
Teaching three sections of Upper School math.
Serving as an advisor to a small group of students.
Contributing to the broader TMI community by participating in extracurricular activities to possibly include the athletic program, residential life program, and/or club programs.
Formally and informally observing classes within the department, providing feedback to individual teachers and maintaining annotated dated records of all class observations and resulting conferences.
Collaborating with Dean of Curriculum for annual (or more frequent) reviews of the curriculum in the department to ensure vertical continuity and developmental appropriateness.
Maintaining relationships with local, regional, and national associations of teachers of their respective subjects.
Modeling good teaching by using a variety of teaching techniques suitable to the subject and age group as well as by incorporating a variety of tools to reach students with a wide range of learning styles.
Hiring, evaluating, and supporting faculty members in the Math Department
Servings an advocate for one’s own department while at the same time supporting the wider mission of the school. The department chair supports a culture of healthy and open discussion about school issues, while also showing active support for the school’s decisions.
Facilitating regular department meetings that promote participation from all department members.
Leading the process for proper placement of students in department courses/levels.
Managing the departmentbudget and making specific recommendations for budget adjustments for the next year.
Contributing to the broader TMI community by participating in extracurricular activities to possibly include the athletic program, residential life program, and/or club programs
Bachelor's degree in math, education, or related field required; Master’s degree in math, teaching, or education preferred
Five to ten years of teaching experience at the upper school level, preferably in an independent school setting.
It is TMI's policy to grant equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran's status, marital status, disability, genetic information or any other non-job-related characteristic. The school's equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.
About TMI Episcopal
Founded in 1893, TMI Episcopal (TMI) is the flagship private school of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. Located in San Antonio, TMI educates students in grades 6-12 and is the oldest Episcopal Church-sponsored, college-preparatory school in the Southwest. TMI offers an optional JROTC program, and 5-day or 7-day boarding for students in grades 8-12.
The mission of TMI is to provide an excellent educational community, with values based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, challenging motivated students to develop their full potential in service and leadership. TMI is at the leading edge of sound educational innovation through creative approaches to teaching and learning, providing a well-rounded experience for day and boarding students from diverse backgrounds through a strong co-curricular program of athletics, fine arts, community service.