New Canaan Country School seeks an experienced math teacher to work with students in grades seven, eight, and nine. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) and will possess intellectual curiosity, a passion for mathematics, a deep respect for childhood, and a love of working with children.
The duties of the Upper School Math Teacher include but are not limited to:
Teaching a full load of mathematics courses, with a demonstrated ability to teach Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry
Serving as an advisor to a cohort of students as well as coaching and/or extra-curricular duties, such as chaperoning trips and dances, running a club, etc.
Attending Upper School division meetings, weekly Grade Level Team meetings, and full faculty meetings
Communicating with parents, colleagues, and students regularly
Finds joy in working with this unique age group and participating in school life
Ability to teach to and reach different learning styles
Ideally 3-5 years of experience teaching math at the middle and/or early high school level
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
A collaborative spirit
About New Canaan Country School
New Canaan Country School is a private, independent day school serving children from pre-Kindergarten through Grade 9. Located just west of the village of New Canaan, NCCS serves families from many surrounding towns. Founded in 1916, the school has combined a deep belief in tradition and the educational value of fundamental skills with an ongoing commitment to creative teaching and continuous self-evaluation. The result is a dynamic school environment in which elementary and middle school children from all over Fairfield and Westchester counties thrive. Throughout its history, NCCS has emphasized the value of childhood and the role of hands-on experience in learning. Teachers blend an outstanding academic program with an appreciation for patience, simplicity, and the power of imagination. The long-standing tradition of parent support and involvement continues to be a vital element of the School. The character and accomplishments of alumni provide powerful testimony to the success of the school’s approach. Country School is fully enrolled and fosters the socioeconomic diversity of its student body through a generous financial aid program. It has a well-earned reputation as an outst...anding day school, sending its graduates to many of the most selective secondary schools in the nation.
The mission of New Canaan Country School is to guide students to reach their intellectual, creative, moral, and physical potential. We value the imagination and curiosity of children and respect childhood as an integral part of life. Our teachers set high academic standards and challenge students to question, to think, to collaborate, and to act with integrity. The school works in partnership with families to teach personal, social, and environmental responsibility and to create a community that honors diversity and our common humanity. New Canaan Country School inspires students to be lifelong learners with the courage and confidence to make a positive contribution to the world.