Successful applicants will join a strong faculty in Western Carolina University's Catamount School, a newly commissioned lab school that opened in August, 2017. Successful candidates will be expected to teach math to sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students enrolled in the school, as well as provide leadership in teacher education.
The successful candidates should possess a Master's degree in education from an accredited institution; North Carolina licensure in middle grades math, and have a minimum of three years of successful public school instructional experience required.
Preference will be given to candidates with a graduate degree in elementary or middle grades education, mathematics, math education, and/or National Board Certification. The candidate will be expected to teach and supervise interns and will share program responsibilities and provide service. Consistent participation in all aspects of The Catamount School is expected. Applicants should provide evidence of experiences or the potential to: work collaboratively and across disciplines, contribute to the university's multicultural and diversity goals, and successful collaboration with in-service teachers in public school settings. Interest and experience in teaching in technology rich and flexible environments is a plus.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
10 months per annual school year.
Application must be made online. Applicants must include the following attachments:
1. A cover letter describing how the applicant's professional qualifications relate to the position and how the applicant can contribute to the mission, core values and goals of the Catamount School. 2. A current and complete resume. 3. Unofficial copies of transcripts of undergraduate and graduate degree programs completed. 4. Names, addresses (including titles and institutions), telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least five (5) references.
OPTIONAL Attachment: 5. Other supporting materials relevant to the candidate's scholarship and teaching.
Inquiries can be directed to:
Thank you for your interest in this position. Application materials sent by postal mail or e-mail cannot be accepted.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.