An ideal Upper School Mathematics Teacher is dynamic, has the ability to teach all levels of mathematics courses from Algebra I through Calculus, and is interested in developing strong problem-solving and communication competencies in students. The teacher will work with students in grades 9 - 12.
Inspiring, engaging, and encouraging students in the study of mathematics
Using professional growth opportunities to continually grow as a mathematics educator
Working collaboratively with colleagues within the mathematics department and with members of other departments, including the science/engineering, computer science, and arts departments
Incorporating the use of technology in the classroom; including, but not limited to, the use of calculators and spreadsheets to solve problems
A full job posting with position requirements can be reviewed here.
Experience working in a student-centered learning environment, with practical experience with problem-based learning
Prior experience teaching Mathematics is preferred
Proficient in the use of technology tools, including but not limited to the use of the TI-Nspire calculator, Google Sheets or Microsoft Excel; proficiency with RStudio preferred, but not required
Subject matter expertise required, preferably through second-year Calculus including the ability to incorporate data analysis into math courses.
Internal Number: p111
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McDonogh School is a community that finds joy in work, in play, and in the discovery and realization of personal potential. Strong, mutually respectful relationships among and between students and teachers inspire a passion for learning, a dedication to personal integrity, and a commitment to excellence. Embracing diversity of background, culture, and thought, the school builds upon its founder's original mission to provide a life-altering opportunity to develop in its students the will "to do the greatest possible amount of good."
Founded in 1873 and situated on an 820-acre campus, McDonogh is a day and boarding institution that employs 330 faculty and staff; serves 1,370 students in grades PK-12; has a substantial operating budget and endowment; and just completed a $75 million capital campaign, the largest of any independent school in Maryland. Long been recognized as one of the finest schools in the nation, McDonogh has a reputation for being highly innovative and "on the move."
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