Oakcrest School, an independent liberal arts school for girls grades 6-12 in Vienna, VA, seeks a full time experienced teacher of Upper School Mathematics beginning in August 2020. By inspiring an appreciation for the richness and beauty of mathematics, the Oakcrest mathematics curriculum helps students to undertake enthusiastically the rigorous training in analysis and logic that the study of mathematics demands. As a result, students develop the habits of perseverance, resourcefulness, and logical thought.
Applicants should possess:
bachelors degree in mathematics or a related field (required);
a minimum of three to five years of upper school teaching experience;
excellent communication skills and an understanding of the developmental needs of adolescent girls;
experience with and desire to collaboratively work as part of a team;
possess a background or experience in the liberal arts;
commitment to excellent teaching and to continued professional development;
desire to involve oneself with the school community beyond the classroom.
Candidates who meet these criteria should send a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, resume, and a list of at least three current references to: firstname.lastname@example.org with “Mathematics position” in the subject line of the email.
About Oakcrest School
Oakcrest School in partnership with parents challenges girls in grades 6-12 to develop their intellect, character, faith and leadership potential to succeed in college and throughout their lives.
Oakcrest, an independent school, educates the whole person. Guided by the teachings of the Catholic Church and the spirituality of Opus Dei, we weave together a rich liberal arts curriculum, character development, one-on-one advising and service to create a vibrant environment that graduates confident young women—young women who will make a difference in all they choose to do.
PORTRAIT OF AN OAKCREST GRADUATE
Oakcrest recognizes the vocation of women as trustees of humanity* and provides a culture of freedom and responsibility in which young women thrive. The joy that comes from knowing she is a child of God impels our graduate to positively impact family and society through:
An understanding of faith and a commitment to personal friendship with God
Academic excellence that drives her to pursue lifelong learning
The ability to recognize and articulate truth, and the courage to stand by it
Self-knowledge that informs her growth in virtue
A... love for beauty in the world, and a sense of responsibility to sustain and create it
Leadership and a spirit of collaboration that inspire her to serve
* Saint John Paul II, Apostolic Letter, On the Dignity and Vocation of Women, n. 30