The mathematics department at Germantown Friends School is seeking a creative, thoughtful teacher to partner with us as we continue to search for innovative ways to challenge our students towards mathematical excellence while instilling in them an appreciation for the joy and beauty of mathematics and a confidence in their individual mathematical ability. We are a 6-12 department that values cross-divisional teaching, but our need is for a teacher who is passionate about teaching upper school students.
The ideal candidate:
has a strong background in mathematics content with the ability to teach the full range of mathematics courses including Advanced Calculus
works collaboratively with colleagues
is familiar with current, research-based best practices around how students learn mathematics
will support the mission of the school
has teaching experience and a master’s degree in mathematics or education
has emotional and cultural awareness and is inclusive in practices and professional activities
Will attend all core, advisor, departmental, divisional and all-school meetings
Will act as a homeroom advisor, meeting with students daily, acting as a mentor to students and first point of contact over student concerns.
Participate in the life of the GFS community through collegial behavior and participation in committee work.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references.
About Germantown Friends School
Germantown Friends School is a Quaker, independent, co-educational day school serving students in grades EC-12. Located in an historic neighborhood in northwest Philadelphia, the school takes its identity from a constellation of four distinct elements: a vibrant intellectual community, an historic urban setting, a diverse school community and a grounding in Quaker principles.