Upper School Teacher of Mathematics

St. Christopher's School
Richmond, VA United States

Position Classification: Full-time, 10-month, faculty, salaried exempt

Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:45-3:45, plus additional hours as required for coaching or leading/advising other major activities

Reports to: Head of Upper School

Position Summary:

St. Christopher’s School, the largest all-boys school in Virginia and one of the largest and oldest boys’ schools in the Mid-Atlantic region, seeks an Upper School Teacher of Mathematics.

Serving approximately 970 boys in Grades JK-12 in Richmond, Virginia, St. Christopher’s School is committed to cultivating a school community that is diverse, inclusive, and welcoming and prides itself on bringing out the best in every boy. Our Episcopal foundation is at the center of what we do, and we care most about developing young men who possess honor and integrity. Our boys benefit from an education and curriculum that is focused on excellence in all forms, including academics, the arts, athletics, and service learning.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Teaching a full academic course load (four classes with two or three preps)
    • Specific course assignments and levels (regular, honors and AP) may be determined on the strengths of the successful candidate
    • Candidates should be prepared to teach in more than one area/level of the curriculum
    • Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach upper level courses, including AP level courses
  • Advising (six to eight students)
  • Coaching or leading a significant co-curricular activity
  • Offering an X-Term cohort (experiential learning program)
  • Handling other duties (study halls, chaperoning dances, etc.) as assigned
  • Participating in the life of the school through committee work and regular presence at major school events such as concerts, plays, athletic contests, and other events as a means of supporting the students and the mission of the school
  • Communicating in a timely and efficient manner with parents, as appropriate
  • Staying abreast of best practices for teaching boys

Qualifications and Key Skills:

  • Hold at least a bachelor’s degree, preferably an advanced degree, in math or a related area
  • Have a minimum of three years teaching experience and a thorough knowledge of the discipline
  • A commitment to best practices in education, as articulated in the School’s Teaching Excellence Document, and a dedication to best practices for boys, as espoused by the St. Christopher’s Center for the Study of Boys
  • A clear commitment to diversity, community, and inclusion in school communities, as expressed in the St. Christopher’s Diversity and Inclusion Statement
  • Demonstrate a familiarity, ease, and openness with integrating technology into the classroom
  • Collaborate effectively with members of the department and the Upper School faculty to enhance students’ appreciation and understanding of mathematics

Contact Information

Additional Information:

Candidates interested in pursuing this position should send a cover letter, resume, and reference contact information to: careers@stcva.org. Please include “US Teacher of Mathematics” in the subject line.

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