Start Date: August 2020 FLSA Classification: Exempt
Reports To: Head of Upper School
Summary: Saint Mary’s Hall seeks an outstanding, passionate, and experienced Upper School Mathematics Teacher of excellent character with a vibrant classroom presence and a highly collaborative nature. In addition to submitting transcripts and a résumé, applicants should be prepared to interview with Saint Mary’s Hall administrators and teach a demonstration lesson using Zoom software. The candidate selected for employment during the 2020-2021 school year will teach five periods daily with an approximate 16-to-1 student-teacher ratio.
A./B.S. in Math or a related field required; M.A./M.S. in Math or a related field preferred (coursework through the Calculus sequence is preferred)
Passion for subject matter and for working with bright, motivated teenagers in a rigorous, college-preparatory environment
Successful high school or college teaching experience in math classes
Ability to teach Upper School mathematics courses through at least Pre-calculus
Teach five Upper School mathematics classes daily (course assignments are made by the department chair depending on the needs of the department)
Be available to students seeking extra help daily during Office Hours from 3:15 – 4:00 p.m.
Serve as academic advisor for 10-12 Upper School students, and meet with that group weekly during regular school hours
Attend weekly assembly and chapel programs during regular school hours
Support the efforts of vertical team planning and curriculum alignment
Attend all required meetings of the Mathematics Vertical Team, Upper School Mathematics Department, Upper School Division, and all-school faculty meetings
Respond promptly to communications from school administrators and parents
Participate in requested professional development activities
Accomplish other duties as assigned
Attend Project CRISS training during New Teacher Orientation and provide evidence of strategic instruction in lesson planning throughout the year
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in order to communicate effectively with coworkers, educational team and especially with students and parents
To have a good working knowledge of technology equipment such as interactive whiteboards, computers, iPads, printers, copiers, etc.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
Work in a fast-paced environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts
May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time
Must be able to bend, reach, sit and stand for extended periods of time
Be able to occasionally life up to 25 lbs.
Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled classroom environment
Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Interested candidates should submit electronically a cover letter expressing the reasons for their interest in the position, a current résumé, and a copy of any relevant college transcripts (or other complete listing of college Mathematics coursework undertaken as a student) to email@example.com.