This position will be a temporary posting as our 6th and 7th-grade Math Teacher. You will be responsible for teaching 4 sections of Mathematics in our STEM Department. All teachers at Dunn work closely with their peers in a collaborative, cooperative, college-preparatory academic environment. The middle school faculty work particularly closely in the collaborative delivery of our middle school curriculum. You will also be involved in our opening week camping trip.
At Dunn School, teacher effectiveness and impact are measured and aligned to the Dunn School Characteristics of Professional Excellence (follow this link for more detail), The CPEs describe an educator who is committed to the following: Professional Growth, Collegiality/Community, Mission and Core Values, Student-Centered, Academic Excellence, Individualized Instruction.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Teach 2 sections of 6th grade Math
Teach 2 sections of 7th grade Math
Teach 2 Enrichment classes
If on-campus housing is provided, there will be a requirement of residential duty in the dormitories
If on-campus housing is provided, there will be a requirement of weekend duty
Other duties and roles to be determined
How to Apply:
Please email a letter of introduction and your resume to the Associate Head of School, Gene Vachon: firstname.lastname@example.org. Your letter should highlight any education, previous experience, or desire to work in a boarding school environment.
The ideal candidate for this position will have the following professional skills and characteristics:
Math teaching experience (certification is not required) in a middle school educational environment
Bachelor’s degree (Master's degree preferred)
Ability to work collaboratively with other members of the Dunn School faculty
Good writing skills
Academic computer literacy
A desire to learn and grow professionally
About Dunn School
Dunn School is a private boarding and day school located in the Santa Ynez Valley of California’s beautiful Central Coast. Dunn School is ideally suited for a candidate who seeks to offer a positive contribution to a residential educational community and build meaningful relationships with students and staff.
The mission of Dunn School is to educate the whole student to his or her fullest potential in preparation for a life of learning and responsible leadership in society. To accomplish our mission, we as students, teachers, staff, parents, trustees, and friends are committed to understanding and living by five core values: Academic Excellence, Emotional Wellness, Physical Readiness, Social Responsibility, and Moral Courage.