Brooks School seeks candidates for the position of Teacher of Mathematics. This appointment will be effective July 1, 2020.
The mission of Brooks School is to provide the most meaningful educational experience to our students. At Brooks, we recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status and other protected status. We strive to be a place where a diverse group of faculty and staff want to learn, grow, and do their best work in an effort to support all aspects of a Brooks student’s life, both in and out of the classroom. Our school thrives because of their hard work, initiative, dedication and compassion.
A full-time teaching position includes teaching four sections, coaching two sports/activities, residential and community responsibilities.
The successful candidate will:
Proficient teaching Geometry, Algebra 2, and Pre-calculus, and a desire to teach AP Calculus and Computer Science.
Possess flexibility and willingness to teach in all levels of the math program.
Apply engaging and innovative student centered teaching practices that adjusts to meet varying student needs.
Ability to use technology as a vehicle to enhance instruction and student learning.
Possess a growth mindset in considering current pedagogical best practices and an understanding of adolescent development.
Teach four classes, including preparation, implementation, and assessment with a dynamic, enthusiastic and creative approach.
Serve as advisor for a group of 4-6 students, providing guidance in academic, extracurricular, social, and personal areas and serve as the school’s key liaison to parents.
Dormitory duty one day per week and approximately one weekend shift per month.
Lead or assist with an afternoon activity or sport in two of three seasons.
Attend all faculty meetings, department meetings, and other meetings as required.
Attend all school functions: chapels, seated dinners, class meetings, and special events.
Complete comments, advisor letters, and other forms of academic communication in a timely, professional manner.
Promote the core values of the School, empathy, engagement, integrity, passion, confidence, and creativity in all dealings with students.
Foster an environment that focuses on intellectual curiosity and growth.
Serve as mentor, advocate, supporter and confidante to students.
Commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community
Experience with or interest in problem based-learning pedagogy helpful but not required
Innovative teaching practices that balance the development of procedural skills, conceptual understanding of mathematical ideas, appropriate use of technology, and opportunities for critical thinking and problem solving.
Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues within the department.