Derby Academy, a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 co-educational day school located in Hingham, Massachusetts, seeks a Middle School teacher (Grades 5) to begin with the 2021-22 school year. Rooted in the School’s motto, “Improve Both Mind and Heart,” Derby’s Grade 5 Math Teacher provides students with a joyful and rigorous academic environment using the newly implemented Bridges in Mathematics curriculum. The Grade 5 Math Teacher will teach classes to all Grade 5 students, which includes three homerooms. In addition, the teacher will work with the middle school team to help support the overall academic achievement in the middle school.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education or mathematics, excellent written and verbal communication skills, commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, ongoing engagement in professional development, and a passion for working with middle school children is required.
The ideal candidate will:
Have a love of working with middle school students;
Have middle school/upper elementary teaching experience, preferably at an independent school;
Have enthusiasm, flexibility, and a desire to collaborate with colleagues both on a grade level, department level and across disciplines;
Have previous experience or knowledge of the Bridges in Mathematics curriculum that focuses on a deep understanding of mathematical concepts and presents the curriculum in linguistic, visual, and kinesthetic ways;
Provide activities and opportunities that encourage curiosity, exploration, innovation, problem-solving, and the use of technology;
Create a supportive and caring classroom environment in which students can learn and interact positively with one another through student-centered instruction, collaboration and authentic assessment;
Communicate with parents to provide timely and appropriate feedback regarding student progress
Possess a growth mindset when it comes to engaging with relevant and mission-driven professional learning for themselves
A competitive salary and benefits package includes generous funding of professional development.
Derby Academy is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive educational community and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, color, veteran status, physical ability, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. Derby Academy is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested candidates may email a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references to:
Middle/Upper School Dean
No phone calls, please.
About Derby Academy
Derby Academy is a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 co-educational day school located in Hingham, Massachusetts. Rooted in the school’s motto, “Improve Both Mind and Heart,” the school provides students with a joyful and rigorous academic environment.