The Shipley Upper School seeks an experienced high school math teacher to work with our existing dynamic team of math teachers. This is a full-time position reporting to Upper School Division Head.
Teach Math at varied levels in the Math Department.
Teach computer programming in the STEAM Dept
Serve as an advisor to a group of students.
Teach four sections and attend faculty meetings.
The Successful Candidate must:
Possess a deep passion for Mathematics and STEAM
Hold a degree in mathematics or related field
Create a supportive atmosphere and rigorous academic program in which all students will thrive
Provide positive, frequent communication with students, colleagues, administration and families
Display professionalism in working with all stakeholders in the school.
Show a desire to work collaboratively with all members of the Shipley Community to positively contribute to the enhancement of our learning community.
Work collaboratively with department members to develop a cohesive curriculum that supports student growth at all levels
Constructively solicit and use feedback in the classroom.
The Ideal Candidate will:
Will have Experience teaching math at the high school level. Experience in related STEAM fields is a plus.
Possess excellent communication and writing skills
Have experience teaching math and programming at the high school level
Hold a clear educational philosophy, consistent with the mission of the school
Be excited to work with and appropriately challenge students at all mathematics levels
Be willing to experiment and try new methods and approaches to challenge students
Help students become active and independent learners who can communicate mathematical ideas with confidence.
Actively support students' development as flexible and tenacious problem solvers.
Demonstrate an excellent ability to differentiate instruction in order to meet all students' needs.
Shipley and Its Commitment to Equity
The Shipley School, founded in 1894, is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school currently enrolling 799 students in grades Pre-K through 12. Located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia, the school is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a love of learning and compassionate participation in the world.
The Shipley School is committed to equal employment opportunities for all individuals. The school will make all employment decisions for employees and applicants without unlawful discrimination as to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy, age, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity and expression, creed, genetic predisposition, victim of domestic violence or any other basis protected by law.
In addition to this position, Shipley seeks talented new colleagues across a host of full- and part-time positions ranging from teaching, to coaching, to staff support. Go to shipleyschool.org/about/employment to learn more.
How to apply
Interested candidates should complete the online application. Cover letter (Teaching Candidates), Philosophy of Education Statement (Teaching Candidates) and resume (All Candidates) should be uploaded in the resume section of the application. Applications received missing supporting documents will receive less consideration. Please note - clearances are not required at the time of application but will be required for employment. No phone calls, please.