Poly Prep seeks applicants for the position of Upper School Mathematics Teacher. This position requires knowledge of and practice in constructivist teaching methods, varied assessment methods and tools, and student-centered, interdisciplinary pedagogy. Qualified applicants will have experience teaching at the upper school level, differentiating instruction for a wide range of learners, coaching math teams, and incorporating technology in the classroom. The ideal candidate will exhibit a passion for teaching mathematics; a love for learning and working with students, families, and colleagues; professionalism; and a sense of humor.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Teach 4 sections of Upper School mathematics
Work with students on an individual basis, as need be
Keep accurate grades, effectively and supportively communicate with students and families, and provide written and oral feedback on student progress consistently throughout the school year
Advise a club or activity and supervise periodic study hall
Demonstrate energetic commitment to professional development
Attend and contribute to meetings during and after the school day, including but not limited to departmental, committee, divisional and grade-level meetings
Accompany students on occasional curricular trips
Attend community events throughout the school year
Education: Bachelors degree in mathematics or related disciplines required. Master’s degree in mathematics preferred.
Experience: 3 years of related teaching experience in upper school mathematics
Poly Prep strives to be an equitable, just, and diverse community, one proud of and deeply committed to empowering students to discover who they are and what they want to be. In keeping with the country day school philosophy, we seek community members who will share a passion for learning in and out of the classroom. Every educator at Poly Prep aspires to uphold our mission “to support and inspire the next diverse generation of leaders and global citizens to act with intelligence, imagination and--above all--character.”
We offer a supportive environment, with a full benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a generous match on our 403(b) retirement plan, long-term disability, flexible spending account, pre-tax commute benefit, and free lunch).
How to apply: Interested applicants should send a cover letter and current resume detailing their interest in the position and specific evidence of their qualifications to (Maria DiCarlo), Chair of Mathematics Department at email@example.com .
About Poly Prep Country Day School
Brooklyn, New York
Nursery through Grade 12 Co-Ed Independent School. Founded in 1854