Position Available: Blair Academy announces an opening for a mathematics teacher. We are searching for an enthusiastic, student-centered, and collegial teacher who will share in the responsibility of ensuring that our teaching of mathematics at Blair is cohesive, inquiry-based and appropriately challenging across our four-year sequence.
The strongest applicants will have the following qualifications:
Experience teaching introductory and advanced principles of algebra, geometry and quantitative analysis at the high school level;
Interest in project-based, inquiry-based, and interdisciplinary approaches to teaching mathematics;
A passion for teaching students at all levels, from freshman classes through Advanced Placement;
An advanced degree in mathematics or a related field, or an M.Ed. with a B.A. in math;
Interest and experience integrating technological, artistic and scientific aspects of the study of mathematics into lesson plans;
A strong commitment to collaborating with colleagues to create curricular materials.
Typical job responsibilities include:
Teaching 4 sections each semester
Coaching or assisting with a sport for two seasons or with activities for three seasons
Advising a group of 6 to 8 students
Providing weekly supervision for boarding students
How to Apply: First, send your résumé and a letter of interest to Lorry Perry, Dean of Faculty, at firstname.lastname@example.org, followed by another e-mail with transcripts (which may be unofficial) and three professional references.
Blair Academy seeks and supports faculty members who enliven and strengthen our community through their contributions to our classrooms, extracurricular activities and their desire to bring people together in a welcoming, inclusive community. We are committed to hiring people from a diversity of backgrounds. We do not discriminate against any applicants, as we ensure equal employment opportunities for all.
About Blair Academy
School Setting: Blair Academy is a co-educational, grade 9-postgraduate boarding school situated on 460 hilltop acres just minutes from the Delaware Water Gap and approximately one hour west of New York City. The School is 80% boarding, possesses fine facilities and faculty housing, and is committed to the continuing education of the faculty. The campus and programs may be viewed at the School’s website: www.blair.edu