About SPA: St. Paul Academy and Summit School is a coeducational, non-sectarian, college preparatory day school serving over 920 students in kindergarten through grade 12. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, SPA also draws students from Minneapolis and throughout the surrounding communities. For additional information, please visit our website at www.spa.edu.
Position: SPA seeks candidates for the position of Middle School Math Teacher.
Position Begins: August 2020 Status: Full-time, Exempt Department: Instructional, Middle School
Job Description: Candidates should bring experience in teaching middle school students across all foundational math content areas, including pre-algebra, geometry, and Algebra I. Training and experience working with middle school students in Math in Focus/Singapore Math is desired, as is the willingness to receive training in advance of the start date. Demonstrated experience working with adolescents is essential, as is the ability to create developmentally appropriate curricula, to establish a supportive and engaging classroom environment for students, to differentiate instruction and materials to meet the needs of all students, and to work collaboratively with colleagues and parents/guardians. Collaboration across disciplines and within the math department is essential for the success of the teacher as well as the program. Excellent interpersonal skills, including communication with colleagues, students, and parents, is required.
Additional responsibilities include: management and oversight of students throughout the day (including recess and quiet study periods), chaperoning of various events throughout the school year, participation in after-school events and overnight trips as assigned, participation in faculty meetings and forums, documentation and development of curriculum, and reporting to families.
All candidates should be able to advise students effectively and otherwise contribute to the life of the school outside the classroom. Training and experience in Developmental Designs for Middle School preferred.
All candidates are expected to carry out the mission of SPA, "Shaping the minds and hearts of the people who will change the world," and to contribute to the life of the school outside of their primary duties and responsibilities.
Required skills: Bachelor’s degree required.
How to Apply: The position includes a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of references. To apply, please visit our website at www.spa.edu/employment.
St. Paul Academy and Summit School is committed to diversity and equal opportunity.