University Liggett School, the oldest independent school in Michigan, is a forward-thinking institution located in suburban Grosse Pointe, just outside of the city of Detroit. Liggett enrolls 625 students in grades pre-k through twelve, and innovation and opportunity abound within the school and the region. Understanding is the core value of a Liggett education. Students identify, develop, and pursue their passions as teachers work to make the process of learning relevant and engaging. Each Liggett graduate leaves well-prepared for the changing demands of college and career, equipped as a lifelong learner committed to embodying – and fostering – inquiry and discovery.
Our mission is to empower students to develop intellectual curiosity, leadership and confidence to contribute to a complex and changing world. We challenge students to excel and to achieve their highest potential. We create opportunities for discovery and achievement by developing a faculty who foster the strengths of each student through the Curriculum for Understanding. We teach and practice the values of respect and responsibility in an emotionally and physically safe environment.
Full-time Upper School Math Teacher
The ideal candidate:
Has a bachelor’s or master’s degree in mathematics with a minimum of three years teaching experience;
Possesses a growth mindset, self-motivation, positive energy, strong interpersonal skills, and a service-oriented and team approach to work.
University Liggett School is committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. It is the policy of the school to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, disability, veteran status, military service, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, height, weight, marital or familial status or any other status specifically protected by applicable federal or Michigan law. Candidates from groups traditionally underrepresented in independent schools are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should submit their letter of interest, educational philosophy, and resume to Brock Dunn, Assistant Head of School and Head of Upper School, 1045 Cook Road, Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan 48236 or email@example.com.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Salary and Fringe Benefit Package
About University Liggett School
A thriving independent school welcoming more than 600 students in grades PK through 12, Liggett is located in the idyllic small town of Grosse Pointe Woods, situated along the banks of scenic Lake St. Clair and 15 minutes from the dynamic city of Detroit. The school is in its 138th year, making it the oldest, coeducational independent school in Michigan. This long tradition of excellence lives alongside substantial academic, athletic, and artistic successes in recent years as the school has shifted toward an innovative curricular and pedagogical approach under the Curriculum for Understanding. This progressive approach ably supports Liggett's mission to empower students to develop intellectual curiosity, leadership and confidence to contribute to a complex and changing world. We challenge students to excel and to achieve their highest potential. We create opportunities for discovery and achievement by developing a faculty who foster the strengths of each student. We teach and practice the values of respect and responsibility in an emotionally and physically safe environment.