The Math Department Team Leader plays an important role in the math department. S/he provides leadership in teaching and learning, program and curriculum development, and fulfilling organizational and departmental responsibilities. The Math Department Team Leader serves as a liaison between the CAE (Committee for Academic Excellence) and the math department. Department team leaders fulfill their responsibilities in alignment and in coordination with the Director of Academics.
The team leader, in collaboration with the CAE and department members, evaluates and revises the curriculum for each department. The team leader also works with the department members to recommend instructional materials for all grade and ability levels.
The team leader stays current with developments (reading, research, standards) in his/her respective field and provides department members with information on best practices as well as new ideas and initiatives.
The team leader assists in mentoring faculty members and provides on-going guidance for teachers new to teaching, the department, or Rectory. The team leader also participates in the team evaluation process.
The team leader plans and leads department meetings that promote opportunities for conversations about teaching and learning.
The team leader assures his or her respective department members have all needed supplies and resources.
The team leader attends monthly CAE meetings with other department team leaders to develop and plan program initiatives.
The team leader teaches a minimum of three classes, lives in a dormitory on campus, and performs other duties standard to working at Rectory such as advising and coaching.
Start Date: September 1, 2018
A passion for independent school education as well as the professionalism, energy, and commitment necessary to achieve the responsibilities of this position.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
B.A. math content area preferred. Advanced degree in education, mathematics, or a related field ideal.
Experience teaching programming, preferably in a middle school or upper elementary setting.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive compensation is commensurate with skills and experience.
About Rectory School
Rectory School was founded in 1920 when the Reverend and Mrs. Frank H. Bigelow sought to create an individualized learning program for their son John. The benchmark program has developed into a distinct advantage of a Rectory education. Rectory has the capacity to meet the educational needs and aspirations of a wide range of students – from strong traditional learners to those who have inquisitive minds but need more academic support.
Rectory School’s 138-acre rural campus provides a scenic and secure home to approximately 270 students covering the ages from Pre-K to 9th grade. Rectory is a coeducational institution at all levels. The 5th – 9th grade junior school has approximately 210 students 147 of whom are boarding students. These students come to Rectory from all around the United States and from nine different countries. Average class size is 10 and the student teacher ratio is 4:1.