The Oakcrest Mathematics Department is seeking qualified candidates to teach Mathematics in Grades 6-12 beginning in 2019-2020. 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. Department faculty help each student strive to reach her full potential by encouraging perseverance, resourcefulness, and creative thinking.
For the qualified Upper School candidate, the opportunity exists to teach all levels of high school mathematics from Algebra through AP Calculus. For Middle School, the qualified candidate will teach Math 6, Pre-Algebra and Algebra I.
Applicants should possess:
At least a bachelor’s degree in math or a related field. Master’s degree (preferred)
For Middle School: ideally a minimum of two years of teaching experience at the middle school level
For Upper School: minimum three-five years teaching experience in a rigorous, college preparatory program at the high school level
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 résumé and three letters of recommendation to: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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