Pinewood Preparatory School (Summerville, SC) seeks a new High School Math Teacher starting in August 2021.
The High School Math Teacher will teach College Prep and Honors high school math courses ranging from Precalculus and Statistics to Algebra I, Algebra II, Algebra III/Trigonometry, and Geometry. The candidate for this position will be expected to design and maintain a classroom environment favorable to students’ academic and personal growth and to establish effective rapport with students while maintaining proper classroom management.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Teach high school math courses ranging from Algebra I, Algebra II, Algebra III/Trigonometry, Geometry, Precalculus and Statistics, incorporating various instructional and assessment techniques.
Provide math help after school per department guidelines.
Diversify curriculum and differentiate instructional strategies for various academic levels.
Create a classroom environment that actively engages students and is developmentally appropriate for the age, maturity, and interests of the students.
Establish and maintain standards of student behavior per school guidelines.
Serve as a homeroom advisor within the school’s advisement program.
Serve as advisor and chaperone for Pinewood’s high school math team. Coordinate for the math team to participate in annual SCISA math team competitions, with the expectation of participating in additional competitions beginning in 2022.
Perform other related duties as directed by the Head of School, Head of High School, Head of Middle School, and Head of the Math Department.
Core Qualifications and Credentials:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in High School Math Education, or closely related field.
Experience teaching in an independent school environment is preferable, but not required.
Key Qualities of a Successful Candidate:
Dedicated to and a passion for teaching upper-level middle and high school students.
Willingness to work in a positive partnership with parents.
Collegial and eager to collaborate with faculty members within and across disciplines.
Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
Genuine concern for individual student growth and success.
Qualified candidates who are interested in applying should submit the following materials electronically as separate documents (preferably PDFs) in one email:
A one-page cover letter expressing interest in this position and educational philosophy
A current resumé
A list of three to five professional references with name, phone number, and email address (references will be contacted only with prior candidate approval)
The School embraces a doctrine of fairness and nondiscrimination in its employment processes and every aspect of school life. Pinewood is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Drug-Free Work-Place and is committed to building a diverse community dedicated to the individual academic, social, and emotional needs of every student. The School seeks passionate professionals with teaching experience in their field, who are willing to work hard and to share in the full life of the school, both in the classroom and beyond.
About Pinewood Preparatory School
Pinewood is an independent college preparatory school dedicated to academic excellence and character development. Through the core values of risk, truth, and exploration, the School enriches community - locally and globally.