High School Math Teacher

  • The Paideia School
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Apr 11, 2024
Full time Teacher

Job Description

Employment Type: Full Time, 10 months, Benefits Eligible

Work Days/Hours: M-F / 8am-4pm / occasional after-school and weekend work

Start Date: August 2024

JOB SUMMARY

Paideia is an independent, progressive  pre-K through 12 college-preparatory school in the Emory University area of Atlanta. The high school enrolls approximately 465 students. The curriculum consists of extensive offerings in English, social sciences, mathematics, foreign languages, natural and physical sciences, art, and music. Class size averages 15 students.

High school teachers teach four classes during the school day which goes from 8:30 AM until 3:10 PM. Many students follow an honors curriculum that includes Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus and AP Statistics or AP Calculus Senior year. There are also other options that offer either a more accelerated or slower paced curriculum. Our other elective Math course offerings include: Applied Math and Statistics, Discrete Math, Calc/Stat, Computer Science, Introduction to Precalculus, Vector Calculus, and Data Science.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This position would include teaching 4 classes, academic advising for 8-12 high school students and weekly faculty meetings. Teachers are also asked to create and teach elective courses for each of the two short-terms. Faculty may choose to act as a club or student activity sponsor or to coach one of the many school sports teams.  

Faculty members are also required to participate in professional development training, support student programming days and events, and a list of things that can come up in the day in the life of a teacher.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Important personal qualities include love of learning, interest in and demonstrated ability to teach and support adolescents, a sense of humor, organizational skill, energy and the ability to work effectively with a group of colleagues while demonstrating self direction and creativity with own class activities and curriculum enrichment. Flexibility and comfort with a fluctuation in teacher course offerings from year to year are key qualities within the math department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

We are looking for someone who has a degree in Mathematics and at least 3-5 years of teaching experience. The position requires flexibility and confidence to teach all levels of mathematics. Candidates should feel comfortable and have  experience teaching upper level math.

APPLICATION NOTES

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references via our online application.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. A benefits package is offered for benefits-eligible positions. The Paideia School is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, our focus on both social and emotional learning with rigorous academic offerings and opportunities for extra curricular learning, please visit our website at www.paideiaschool.org.