Friends Select School seeks a full-time upper school mathematics teacher starting August 2021. A qualified candidate will be an experienced teacher of mathematics in an academically challenging high school setting and should be prepared to teach all levels of high school mathematics (Algebra 1 through Multivariable Calculus); the successful candidate will be able to confidently work with our upper level courses: Calculus, Advanced Calculus, Multivariable Calculus, and other high level electives. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with colleagues. Qualified candidates should have the ability to challenge students at the highest academic level as well as assist students who need more support. Other duties and responsibilities include student advising, club and committee involvement, and fulfillment of general faculty duties. Friends Select teachers use the city as an extension of their classrooms, cultivating relationships with city institutions to enhance their courses. Experience and proficiency with online learning tools -- learning management systems, Zoom, Google, etc. -- is preferred. Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree in mathematics (advanced degree preferred), and 2 or more years of high school teaching experience.
Applicants should apply online via the School's iSolved portal by submitting a resume, cover letter, and three references to Sarah Kelly, Math Department Chair. References will not be contacted unless the candidate is a finalist for the position. Materials accepted until May 28, 2021, unless the search closes before then.
Friends Select School is a 590-student, co-educational, pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, college preparatory, independent school located in Center City Philadelphia. As a Quaker school committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, FSS actively seeks and warmly welcomes applicants from diverse and underrepresented populations. Friends Select School provides programs and services and equal opportunity in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, financial aid programs, employment and the selection of its governing board without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status.