Canterbury School is seeking a dynamic, talented, and experienced Math teacher to join our faculty as a full-time teacher in both Middle School and High School. This position is responsible for teaching Math to students potentially ranging from grades 5 through 12. The exact classes to be taught will be determined based on needs and experience. This position requires strong teaching skills, a deep understanding of this age range, strong skills in Math, knowledge of best practices in teaching, flexibility, and the ability to collaborate closely with members of the department, administration, faculty, and staff. A degree in Math, Math Education, or a related field is preferred.
Duties include: providing instruction of Math at various grade-levels possibly ranging from 5th grade through 12th; serving as an advisor to approximately 12 Middle School students; and fostering a nurturing, challenging, and supportive classroom environment that emphasizes mutual respect, prepares students to continue their Math studies in MS and HS, and positions students for a lifelong love of learning.
Math department members are expected to actively pursue professional development in the areas of pedagogy, teaching techniques, and technology relevant to the field and subject in order to provide students with a learning experience of the highest quality.
All teachers will monitor and report on the performance of students and coordinate with administration, teachers, and parents to address concerns and correct problems should they arise.
Other general supervisory duties throughout the school day, as assigned by the division directors.
May include opportunities to teach in other fields including Science and Computers based on candidate experience.
In addition, all Canterbury faculty member responsibilities include:
Supporting Canterbury School’s Mission to “promote the total development of each child in his or her intellectual, physical, social and spiritual growth”
Implementing lesson plans effectively
Supervising students when in your care
Interacting appropriately with parents
Attending school, professional development, and faculty meetings
All other responsibilities as outlined in the faculty handbook
Bachelor’s Degree or higher (Math, Math Education, or related field is preferred)
Significant experience teaching Math at this age level
Excellent verbal communication skills and organizational skills
Outstanding written skills for communication and documentation
Knowledge about and experience with student developmental, social, emotional and cognitive needs
Ability to work successfully with colleagues on a team
Flexibility, tact and grace in talking with parents