Kents Hill School is one of the oldest co-ed boarding schools in the country, located on 400 beautiful acres in Maine. We bring boarding and day students together from across the world to engage in self-discovery and growth, both in and out of the classroom. Diversity, equity, and belonging are integral to our community as we actively strive to be an anti-racist school through consistent and ongoing learning for all. Our caring and deeply engaged faculty members truly know each student, and because of that they are able to create transformational experiences. With student-centered inquiry at its core, the academic curriculum merges the four dimensions of learning (knowledge, skills, character, and reflection) with PBL (project-based learning) to balance academic rigor with strong support. Students also have the opportunity to explore their passions in athletics and the arts and develop leadership potential with over 30 clubs and activities.
This position, with a start date of August 15, 2021, will join a strong Mathematics Department. Our Mathematics offerings begin with Algebra 1 and follow a typical College Prep track through AP Calculus (BC) with an optional or concurrent Statistics/AP Statistics track. We are looking for an individual who is excited and able to teach the full range of Math courses. This full-time teaching position will also advise a group of students, actively participate in the residential life program, and assist with extracurricular activities.
How to Apply: Please send a letter of interest and resume to HR@kentshill.org. Subject Line: Mathematics Teacher.
Kents Hill School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
The ideal candidate will:
Be passionate about teaching students to share their love for mathematics
Committed to developing in all Kents Hill students the kinds of sophisticated problem-solving and critical-thinking strategies needed for success in college and beyond
Excited to actively collaborate in 4D curriculum through course design, pedagogy, and assessment
Able to teach math through the incorporation of real-world applications
Committed to the entire student experience and wanting to engage with students both inside and outside of the classroom. Typically, this includes:
Living in a dormitory faculty residence and participating in all aspects of dormitory life.
Advising a group of students.
Coaching or assistant coaching for two athletic seasons.
Culturally competent with skills for engaging with and learning from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
About Kents Hill School
Kents Hill School, one of the oldest boarding schools in the country, has a foundation of caring and deeply engaged faculty members who truly know each student. Our 180 students, grades 9-PG hail from 25 states and over 20 countries. Our small size allows for a transformative educational experience rooted in community, character, and values. Our academic leadership team supports teachers, while also encouraging all members of the community to be lifelong learners as together we positively shape all aspects of student learning. Kents Hill fosters confident, forward-thinking young men and women who are striving to make a difference in the world. Our breathtaking 400-acre campus is nestled in the midst of the Belgrade Lakes, with access to our state-of-the-art facilities including the Bodman Performing Arts Center, the Alfond Athletics Center, and the O’Connor Alpine Center. Kents Hill is close to major ski resorts, the Maine coast, and the state capital. The state's largest city, Portland, with its lovely historic district and lively array of restaurants and shops, is only an hour away. With vigorous academics, vibrant arts programs, outstanding athletics facilities, and focus on cha...racter development, Kents Hill offers each student the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth in a safe and supportive community, and gives the Faculty the opportunity to live, learn, and enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle, and the ability to join a wonderful and supportive educational community