Burke Mountain Academy seeks a Math Instructor with the ability to connect meaningfully with students both in and outside of the classroom, who is intellectually curious, has an outstanding academic background, and who will be an active participant in our academic, athletic, and residential programs. Candidates must be excited about teaching multiple levels of math. In particular, this position will most likely be responsible for teaching the higher-level math classes at BMA (Pre-Calculus and Calculus), in addition to Algebra 1 and Geometry. In addition, candidates must be committed to our narrative-based evaluation system and embrace our school mission to provide passionate ski racers the opportunity to pursue their limitless academic and athletic potential in a community based on trust.
Start Date: July 1, 2020 (First Day of Classes Monday, August 31 2020)
All staff at BMA are expected to endeavor to make an impact in the lives of our students by being an active participant in the Burke community. The standard for excellence in our work is defined as the following:
Being a Professional and a Role Model at all times in our interactions with each other and the students.
Being Engaged and Present on campus and in the lives of our students.
Being Empathetic and Kind toward all.
As a Math/STEM Teacher at BMA, you are expected to work closely with the Director of Academics and the STEM team to craft and deliver four full-year Math or Science courses.
The curriculum, assessments, and narrative evaluations for assigned courses must be consistent with best in class college-preparatory education and align with BMA’s educational philosophies of inspiring a lifelong love of learning for learning’s sake, critical thinking, and curiosity.
As a part of a small faculty team, you are welcomed and expected to work closely with your peers and the Director of Academics to cultivate a culture that celebrates the BMA educational values. Further, you are expected to work collaboratively to support the best possible brick and mortar, online, and blended learning environment for Burke students during the year and participate in ski camps.
Plan, prepare, and deliver a college prep curriculum for assigned courses.
Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences.
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs.
Use the Learning Management System, Canvas, to provide the students with a blended learning environment that supports student learning during the second trimester.
Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
Prepare required narrative-based student evaluations in collaboration with the faculty.
Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.
Encourage the individual learning process of each student.
Observe, evaluate, and provide feedback on a student's performance and development.
Provide academic support, both in-person and online, during the month of August and during extended ski camps.
Participate in professional development that allow you to keep up to date with developments in your subject area, teaching resources and methods. Share your learning with the rest of the faculty and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities.
Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.
Participate in faculty and school meetings.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Academics/Assistant Head of School and/or the Head of School. Such as, but not limited to:
Transport of students on travel days
Day and weekend duty
Race day duties
General BMA staff duties and responsibilities as outlined in the BMA staff handbook.
All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established as part of the annual performance evaluation.
About Burke Mountain Academy
Burke Mountain Academy provides passionate ski racers the opportunity to pursue their limitless academic and athletic potential in a community based on trust. BMA embraces an ethos in which hard work is held in the highest esteem and risking failure and learning from success provide exceptional preparation for life beyond Burke.
Founded when highly motivated young ski racers pleaded with their coach to provide an opportunity to pursue their passion for skiing while providing necessary academic support, BMA’s purpose remains the same to this day: creating an outstanding environment that delivers an indelible experience for student-athletes who wish to dedicate themselves to being the best they can be, to carry their dedication to alpine ski racing over into the classroom, and to do so with commitment to character and values.