Position Title: Upper School Teacher of Mathematics
Position Classification: Full-time, 10-month, faculty, salaried exempt
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:45-3:45, plus additional hours as required for coaching or leading/advising other major activities
Reports to: Head of Upper School
St. Christopher’s School, the largest all-boys school in Virginia and one of the largest and oldest boys’ schools in the Mid-Atlantic region, seeks an Upper School Teacher of Mathematics.
Serving approximately 970 boys in Grades JK-12 in Richmond, Virginia, St. Christopher’s School is committed to cultivating a school community that is diverse, inclusive, and welcoming and prides itself on bringing out the best in every boy. Our Episcopal foundation is at the center of what we do, and we care most about developing young men who possess honor and integrity. Our boys benefit from an education and curriculum that is focused on excellence in all forms, including academics, the arts, athletics, and service learning.
Teaching a full academic course load (four classes with two or three preps)
Specific course assignments and levels (regular, honors and AP) may be determined on the strengths of the successful candidate
Candidates should be prepared to teach in more than one area/level of the curriculum
Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach upper level courses, including AP level courses
Advising (six to eight students)
Coaching or leading a significant co-curricular activity
Offering an X-Term cohort (experiential learning program)
Handling other duties (study halls, chaperoning dances, etc.) as assigned
Participating in the life of the school through committee work and regular presence at major school events such as concerts, plays, athletic contests, and other events as a means of supporting the students and the mission of the school
Communicating in a timely and efficient manner with parents, as appropriate
Staying abreast of best practices for teaching boys
Qualifications and Key Skills:
Hold at least a bachelor’s degree, preferably an advanced degree, in math or a related area
Have a minimum of three years teaching experience and a thorough knowledge of the discipline
Demonstrate a familiarity, ease, and openness with integrating technology into the classroom
Collaborate effectively with members of the department and the Upper School faculty to enhance students’ appreciation and understanding of mathematics
Candidates interested in pursuing this position should send a cover letter, resume, and reference contact information to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “US Teacher of Mathematics” in the subject line.
About St. Christopher's School
Established in 1911, St. Christopher’s School, is a JK-12 all boys school in Richmond, VA. With over a century of rich history in the education of boys, St. Christopher's has the reputation as a national and international leader in the education of boys. Our work with the International Boys’ Schools Coalition and our very own Center for the Study of Boys, support the Second Century Vision, which states that we will be a global leader in understanding boys, engaging and teaching them effectively, and developing in them the strength of character, wisdom, and life skills required to succeed in college and to make a positive impact as leaders in a rapidly changing world. The School's single campus location consists of 43 contiguous acres and 23 buildings with over 300,000 square feet.
St. Christopher's is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and holds membership through the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES), and the International Boys' Schools Coalition (IBSC).
St. Christopher's School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, col...or, sex, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability.
Mission Statement: St. Christopher’s School knows, loves, and celebrates boys, promotes their pursuit of excellence, and prepares them for lives of honor and integrity, service, and leadership.