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: email@example.com. Please include “US Teacher of Mathematics” in the subject line.
About St. Christopher's School
St. Christopher’s School, founded in 1911, is a college preparatory school for boys (junior kindergarten through 12th grade) located in Richmond, Virginia. The School’s mission is to prepare a talented and diverse group of boys for college and for life in an ever-changing world.
St. Christopher’s currently enrolls 1001 boys in JK-12 from 57 zip codes in the Richmond metropolitan region. Lower School (JK-5) has 423 boys, Middle School (6-8) has 242 and Upper School (9-12) enrolls 336. The 162 full- and part-time members of the faculty have an average tenure of 12.7 years and 61 percent have advanced degrees, including 6 with doctorates. The average class size is 16.
Coordination with St. Catherine’s School for girls offers many opportunities for interaction at all levels including coed classes in the upper school. Virtually 100 percent of St. Christopher’s graduates attend four-year colleges and universities, often at some of the nation’s most prestigious institutions. Honor, service, and community are hallmarks of the St. Christopher's experience.