Founded in 1879, Saint Mary’s Hall is an independent co-ed day school serving students and families of all faiths. Since its founding, Saint Mary’s Hall has called four campuses home. Though the faces and structures change over time, the heart of Saint Mary’s Hall endures from generation to generation.
Situated on a picturesque, tree-covered 60-acre bluff above Salado Creek in Northeast San Antonio since 1968, the campus, located at 9401 Starcrest Dr., serves all students in a beautiful state-of-the-art facility. Saint Mary’s Hall is a special place built on strong community bonds, rich traditions, and a culture of belonging for all students. Graduates leave Saint Mary’s Hall confidently armed with the skills, knowledge, study habits, and self-awareness needed to thrive in college and find fulfillment in life.
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 2021-2022 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 Calculus (experience teaching AP Calculus is preferred)
Teach five high school 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 (45 minutes before or after school)
Serve as academic advisor for 10-12 Upper School students, and meet with that group as assigned 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 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
To be responsible for the care and maintenance of an orderly environment and clean classroom materials
To be responsible for the safety and physical well-being of the students at all times
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in order to communicate effectively with educational team and especially with parents
To have a good working knowledge of technology equipment such as interactive whiteboards, computers, iPads, printers, copiers, etc.
Dynamic New Leadership
Len Miller joined Saint Mary’s Hall as the 25th Head of School in July of 2020. Len comes to San Antonio after a 25-year career in independent schools. He served previously at some of our nation’s top schools, including The Hill School, The Lawrenceville School, and The Shipley School. His tenure has been hallmarked by a deep commitment to the quality of the academic program, the student experience, and the long-term sustainability and growth of the institution. He has been at the forefront of developing innovative academic programs and recruiting and retaining dynamic teachers. Robust, intentional student wellness programs are the result of his collaborative leadership.
Len’s forward-thinking efforts in strategic planning, enrollment, advancement, and fiscal matters have underpinned the overall strength and quality of the schools he has served. As a leader, he strives to empower his leadership team to build programs, effect change, and make significant and meaningful impacts on the students, faculty, staff, and School culture. Len is committed to educating the whole student with a deep focus on connection and belonging among the student body.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
Work in a rigorous academic environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts
May involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying materials less than 25 lbs.
May work at a desk and computer 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).