Kimball Union Academy (KUA) seeks an experienced, student-centered, and pedagogically innovative high school Mathematics teacher to join our community as a full-time faculty member who will actively support and fulfill KUA’s mission “to create a deep sense of belonging for every member of our community. Through intentionally designed experiences and challenges, our students develop the knowledge, voice, and character to live with purpose and integrity.”
ABOUT THE POSITION
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Plan and teach four sections of mathematics focusing on the range between Algebra II, and Precalculus, Calculus AP AB.
Teach a curriculum and work in collaboration with a community that embraces diversity, provides equity, and ensures inclusion and belonging for all.
Teach using current pedagogical practices including Universal Design for Learning, backwards planning (Understanding by Design), and project-based learning to equip students with the 21st century skills they need for college and beyond.
Open to learning and utilizing the principles of KUA Design within the classroom, coaching, advising and within the residential program.
Coach sports and/or lead activities.
Advise a small cohort of students.
Serve as a dorm parent in our residential program and work within a team to supervise and facilitate weekend activities on occasional weekends.
Pursue continuous growth and development in understanding and implementation of diverse and effective instructional practices.
Contribute knowledge, expertise, and passion to the on-going collaborative effort to innovate and improve KUA’s curriculum.
Participate in committee work as assigned by school leadership.
A bachelor’s degree in mathematics or a closely related field; a graduate degree in mathematics or education is strongly preferred.
1-5 years (or more) of teaching high school mathematics.
Collaborative approach, willing to work closely with colleagues both in and outside of the department.
Facility with educational LMS portals, Mac OS, tablet technologies, Microsoft365, and other math education-enhancing products is preferred.
Experience in a range of sports – coaching experience preferred.
Flexible, resilient, and creative working within a fast-paced environment
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Outstanding interpersonal skills and a track record for building strong relationships with both students and colleagues.
Strong analytical skills and an ability to learn new systems quickly.
Student-centered educator with a commitment to investing in the lives of young people
Kimball Union Academy, founded in 1813, is one of the oldest private boarding and day schools in New Hampshire and the country. We are building a culture where differences are valued and we celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. Our employees engage with diverse and talented students across the curriculum to become analytical thinkers, creative problem solvers, effective communicators and contributors. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse group of day and boarding students from across the country and around the world. Located in the village of Meriden, New Hampshire in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.
•250 Boarding & 90 Day Students
•From 28 countries
•Grades 9-12 & PG
•47 Teaching Faculty
•6:1 Student/Faculty Ratio
•12 Student average class size
•Average years of faculty experience: 19
•Faculty tenure > 10 years: 2/3
•70% of faculty hold advanced degrees