University School seeks an Upper School Mathematics instructor for the 2019-2020 school year. The Upper School curriculum includes opportunities for the study of mathematics beyond BC Calculus, including elective courses in Multivariate Calculus and Linear Algebra, and a host of Computer Science electives.
Ideal candidates will have advanced degree(s) in their fields; firsthand classroom experience; a collaborative spirit; an interest in and capacity for work with adolescents; experience teaching a variety of math courses; an eagerness and dedication to support co-curricular Math Department programming; and a desire to contribute to the larger life of the School.
Founded in 1890, University School is a nationally-recognized college preparatory school serving approximately 870 boys, kindergarten through grade 12. The school is a partnership of two campuses in the greater Cleveland area, 470 boys in grades kindergarten through 8 on 35 acres in suburban Shaker Heights, and 420 boys in grades 9 through 12 on 220 acres in Hunting Valley. In the last five years, between 20 and 25% of each class has been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, and 100% of upper school graduates matriculate at four-year colleges and universities.The student/teacher ratio is 8/1, and the average class size in the upper school is 14. The school’s mission emphasizes the development of “young men of character who lead and serve” in a “diverse and inclusive community where each boy is known and loved.”
Applications – including resume, cover letter, and transcript(s) – should be submitted to William Daughtrey (firstname.lastname@example.org), Director of Upper School, 2785 SOM Center Rd, Hunting Valley, OH 44022.
About University School - Shaker Campus
Type of School: Junior Kindergarten-12th grade, 860 students, all boys, day
Since its founding in 1890, University School has established itself as one of the pre-eminent all-boys independent schools in the country. Guided by a mission to “inspire boys of promise to become young men who lead and serve,” US is deeply committed to the well-being of boys and prides itself on being a supportive, diverse and inclusive community where “each boy is known and loved.” The school’s motto of Responsibility, Loyalty, Consideration is honored, respected, and prominent in the daily life of all members of the school community.
University School currently enrolls 860 students in grades K-12 on two campuses, Shaker Heights (K-8) and Hunting Valley (9-12 on 221 acres), 5.5 miles apart and East of downtown Cleveland. A new Junior Kindergarten program was launched in the fall of 2018. The campuses are extremely attractive and well maintained with a broad array of indoor and outdoor learning spaces ideally suited to the needs of boys. The faculty of University School numbers 137, 118 of whom have master's degrees, 12 have doctorate degrees, three have J.D.s, and... one has a M.D.
University School believes that students learn their most formative and enduring lessons through exposure to and experience with a broad range of perspectives. The school recruits and supports faculty whose backgrounds and training bring local, national, and international perspectives to the school. US admits and supports students who represent economically, culturally, and racially diverse communities within Northeast Ohio. $4.5 million of need-based financial assistance is awarded annually. Students have broad ranging opportunities to explore their talents and develop their skills in new contexts, in academics, athletics, and the arts. Each student is encouraged to discover both his responsibility to others and his purpose in the world.
Over the past 128 years, University School has been led by a dedicated, loyal, and generous Board of Trustees, most of whom are alumni. The school enjoys truly superb facilities created largely by a culture of philanthropy that has been consistently cultivated since the school’s founding. With an operating budget of $28 million and an endowment of $88 million, University School enjoys excellent financial health.