Menlo School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school for students in grades six through twelve. We are dedicated to providing a challenging academic curriculum complemented by outstanding creative arts and athletic programs. The School helps students develop positive values and nurtures character development in a supportive environment that upholds the highest moral and ethical standards. Our program encourages students to reach their fullest potential and to develop the skills necessary to respond intelligently and humanely to the complexities of a diverse and increasingly interconnected world.
At Menlo School, equity, diversity, and inclusion are at the core of our organizational identity. Through our daily efforts, the School demonstrates a shared commitment to the development of all stakeholders by supporting a campus ethos where equity, diversity, and inclusion reflect the major cornerstones of our community.
We have an opening for a full-time, upper-school Mathematics Teacher beginning on academic year 2020-2021. We are particularly looking for a candidate with expertise in teaching Statistics and/or Computer Science but are reviewing resumes for all Math Teacher Candidates.
We seek an educator who hopes to help students develop strong mathematical intuitions and excellent habits of mind for studying mathematics.
In our hiring process, we look for teachers who:
are deeply invested in actively helping students see mathematics as a subject full of meaning and interconnected ideas, rather than as a class in which they memorize rules and practice routines.
encourage multiple methodologies for tackling and solving problems, and who hopes to engage students in discussions of the benefits of certain strategies over others as a vehicle for becoming a more savvy mathematical thinker.
promote thoughtful mathematical discourse in the classroom,
are willing to allow student interests, questions, and misconceptions to affect daily curricular decisions,
work to differentiate instruction for a range of student abilities,
invest in the life of the school by actively participating in Advocacy, clubs, and faculty committees,
are excited to collaborate on curriculum with other teachers working on the same course,
are willing to help cultivate and hone an aligned 6-12 Mathematics curriculum with the department,
share our commitment to cultivating an ever more heterogeneous and inclusive community.
An exceptional work environment and caring community
A comprehensive benefits package for employees and their families
Generous contributions to 403b retirement plan
Free lunch when school is in session
On-campus child care center
Many other perks and benefits
Menlo School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Ideal candidates are dynamic, highly collaborative and committed to professional growth in their discipline and in their teaching practice. We look for educators who are passionate about teaching, experts in their fields, and dedicated to helping all students achieve. We want to meet teachers who will embody the heart of Menlo School by promoting collegial, respectful and supportive relationships and who are dedicated to helping all students achieve their best.
A degree in Mathematics or related field is required and 3+ years of mathematics teaching experience are preferred.