The Archer School for Girls is seeking a skilled and experienced Mathematics teacher starting in August 2020. The position involves teaching Upper School mathematics classes using student-centered methodologies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to teaching 4-5 classes, serving as an advisor, and participating in co-curricular school activities. A desire to collaborate with colleagues and a commitment to encouraging the potential in every student is essential.
Our Math Department:
Believes all students can learn math on a deep level
Emphasizes sense-making and constructing viable arguments
Incorporates application and modeling to give math context
Balances reasoning and conceptual understanding with computation and symbolic fluency
Puts the students at the center of the learning
Organizes units and gradebooks with a hybrid standards-based grading approach
Utilizes technology and digital tools in the classroom and has comfort leading online lessons remotely
Our Ideal Candidate:
Holds a degree in mathematics or a math related field
Has taught at least 3 years at the secondary level
Works to effectively differentiate for diverse learners
Collaborates well with colleagues within planning teams
Routinely reflects on their lessons and seeks feedback
Plans to work with teachers across disciplines for interdisciplinary projects
Our Expectations Include:
Organizing rich, student-centered lessons and units
Developing a classroom culture that is inclusive and safe for all students
Teaching in a hybrid learning environment
Mentoring a group of students as an advisor
Committing to ongoing professional development
The Archer School for Girls is an educational community that supports and challenges young women to discover their passions and realize their true potential. Serving 500 girls in grades 6-12, Archer’s joyful and ambitious learning environment is based on the latest research on how girls learn best. Beyond competitive pay and benefits, faculty enjoy working in a collegial, growth-oriented, and joyful community. We seek faculty who will contribute to an equitable and just learning environment. Integral to its mission, Archer has remained passionately committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community where all students can thrive personally and academically.
The Archer School for Girls, located in West Los Angeles, CA is an independent school that provides a highly collaborative, creative, and intellectual college preparatory program for girls in grades 6-12. The School’s founders established Archer based on a compelling vision to create an educational environment that explores and refines the ways girls learn best. Archer serves as a national model for modern single-sex education and is passionately committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community where all students can thrive personally and academically.