High School Math (IB Math: 11th – 12th grades – combination of HL/SL)
Salary: Commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes health, dental, vision and 403B
Location: Sedona, AZ USA
Employer: Verde Valley School
Type: IB Boarding School
Preferred Education Level: Masters
Verde Valley School seeks a skilled and enthusiastic high school math teacher to teach IB Math (Topics include but are not limited to: algebra, functions and equations, circular functions and trigonometry, vectors, statistics and probability, and calculus) and one additional course to be determined (e.g. Economics or pre-IB Math). All courses are taught with an inquiry-based approach with the teacher guiding students to question, explore, collect and analyze data. The IB Math course is a two-year course that culminates with the completion of IB assessments in the senior year.
The ideal candidate is someone who loves engaging adolescents of all abilities in the study of math and is ready to fully immerse in all facets of boarding school life on our rustic desert campus. In addition to classroom teaching, each faculty member supervises students one evening per week, one weekend per month, and twice each week for campus work jobs. Each faculty member leads one extracurricular activity or sport twice each week and is responsible for advising 4-5 students. Most faculty members lead a 2-week wilderness & service trip throughout the Southwest each November. Meals in our dining hall are provided. On-campus housing may be available, space-permitting.
Preference is given to candidates who have:
IB or pre-IB program experience
Experience teaching high school math using an inquiry-based approach
Experience working in a residential setting
Experience and enthusiasm for living and teaching in diverse communities
Experience teaching non-native English speakers
Experience coaching and/or leading outdoor activities
This position begins August 2019.
Please send cover letter and resume via email with subject heading: “Math Position Application” to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or faxes please.
About Verde Valley School
Verde Valley School is a small, independent, boarding and day school serving grades 9-12. The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program is our main curriculum, and the student body is 50% international. VVS’s guiding principles include academic excellence, intercultural understanding and service to others. Please visit our website for more information at www.vvsaz.org.