National Cathedral School (NCS) announces a search for a full-time mathematics teacher in the Upper School (grades 9 through 12). Qualified candidates hold a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred, and have relevant teaching experience. In addition, ideal candidates will have AP teaching experience and will be versatile in teaching first-year algebra through AP-level courses. Experience teaching AP Computer Science, AP Statistics, multivariable calculus, differential equations, linear algebra or vector calculus at the high school level is desirable. The position begins in August 2020.
NCS is committed to leadership in multicultural education and a culturally diverse faculty and staff and seeks applications for this position from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported. As a result, the successful candidate will teach a curriculum in which students see themselves represented. The school expects candidates to have a willingness and ability to use differentiated instruction in the classroom. NCS teachers use a variety of techniques in the classroom. Teachers utilize a student-centered pedagogy and technology as a teaching tool as well as a student resource. NCS seeks an experienced classroom teacher who has a background in curricular and pedagogical innovation.
The typical Upper School day runs from 7:45 am to 3:45 pm. Responsibilities for this position include collaboration and full participation in a schoolwide math department to ensure excellent scope and sequence. Other responsibilities include regular department, division, and faculty meetings, supervision of one or more study halls, and serving as a homeroom advisor. Salary is competitive, based on experience, and the position includes a full benefits package.
National Cathedral School serves 595 students in grades 4 through 12. Faculty and staff are curious intellectually, flexible, and collaborative, and they view education as an exciting vocation. Our students are engaged, fun, and kind, and they love to be challenged and viewed as confident individuals. Faculty and staff maintain a lively conversation about the meaning of an excellent all-girls education, an interest in pedagogy, and innovative uses of technology. As an Episcopal school, NCS welcomes people of all backgrounds and faiths while maintaining a close identity with Washington National Cathedral’s commitment to be a house of prayer for all people.
Interested candidates should send an electronic application that includes a brief cover letter, résumé, a sample lesson that has been used with students, and the names and contact information of three to five references. Please submit these materials as one combined attachment, in Word or PDF format, to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line of “Upper School Mathematics Teacher.”