Date Modified: February 5, 2019 Start Date: August 2019
Reports to: Middle School Division Head
Summary: Saint Mary’s Hall seeks an outstanding Middle School Mathematics Teacher to be a part of a successful Mathematics Vertical Team K-12, teaching courses in Pre-algebra, Algebra and Geometry.
Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or very closely related field, advanced degree(s) preferred
Secondary teaching certification or graduate work in mathematics or education preferred
Passion for subject matter and for working with bright, motivated teenagers in a rigorous, college-preparatory environment
3-5 years successful teaching experience, middle school preferred
Vertical team experience preferred
Teach five Middle School mathematics classes daily: 4 Algebra and 1 Geometry Honors
Be available to students seeking extra help during Office Hours from 3:15 – 4:00 p.m.
Serve as an Advisor to a small group of Middle School students to oversee those students’ academic progress and to facilitate communication with their parents
Assume any faculty duties as assigned by MS Division Head, including club or leadership group sponsor
Communicate effectively with parents, colleagues, staff, and administration
Work in Form Level team planning to facilitate horizontal lesson implementation and Form Level activities, such as field trips and experiential education
Support the efforts of vertical team planning and curriculum alignment
Participate in meetings of the Mathematics Vertical Team, Middle School Mathematics Department, Middle School Division, and All Staff
Participate in professional development activities
Chaperone a three-day two-night experiential education trip with the Form 7 class and other day trips as required
Attend SMH Project CRISS training during New Teacher Orientation and implement strategic instruction in lesson planning throughout the year
Attend SMH Assessment Literacy Workshop and apply learning to development of assessments and lesson planning
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
Work primarily in a traditional classroom setting
Work in a rigorous, and at times stressful, academic environment dealing with deadlines and a diverse array of contacts
Must be able to lift 25-50 lbs.
Intricate motor skills required
Must be able to travel periodically throughout the academic year
Must be able to perform repetitious movements for extended periods of time, i.e. walking, standing, bending, and stooping
Work intermittently in outside weather conditions
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Interested candidates are invited to submit electronically a cover letter expressing the reasons for their interest in the position and a current résumé.