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Mathematics Teacher - USA


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Perkiomen School
City
Pennsylvania
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Principal
Mark A. Devey

ID: 37684 Views 76 Listed on the 29 July, 2022 8:18 am

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Leopardfish are seeking a full-time Math Teacher for the 2022-23 school year. Working closely with other members of the Math department, this teacher will be responsible for classroom instruction, communication with students and parents as well as student advisors, and remaining current on best practices in education.


Perkiomen School

Founded in 1875

Independent, coed, boarding & day school for students in grades 6-12, PG

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Average Class Size 11Faculty Student Ratio 7: 12 hours from New York
US Curriculum30 AP Classes185 Acres

Job Opportunities at Perkiomen School

  • Added 25th July 2022

  • Math Teacher, Residential Faculty

Perkiomen School seeks a full-time Math Teacher for the 2022-23 school year. Working closely with other members of the Math department, this teacher will be responsible for classroom instruction, communication with students and parents as well as student advisors, and remaining current on best practices in education.

Job Responsibilities: 
– Teaching 5 assigned sections within the Math Department;
– Teaching various levels of math instruction including Middle and Upper School;
– Writing grade comments on each student;
– Writing recommendations to college and various enrichment programs on behalf of individual students;
– Serving the school’s after school program for two terms as either a coach or program leader;
– Serving the school’s residential and student life program one weeknight per week and one weekend per month;
– Serving as an advisor to a select number of students.

Qualifications:
– Bachelor of Arts degree in math or equivalent
– Experience teaching and working closely with adolescents of various ages
– Creative teaching style that embraces project-based learning
– Flexible planner to include both rigor and support for students
– Adventurist to guide students through new academic territory (new for faculty & student)
– Desire to be actively engaged in the school community
– Ability to serve in the School’s co-curricular program as a coach or program leader
– Excellent communication skills
– Ability to support the residential life needs of a boarding school community

Applicants
– Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Carol Dougherty, Associate Head of School, to cdougherty@perkiomen.org


Campus Life

About the School
Perkiomen School, located in Pennsylvania, is a private, boarding and day school inspiring students in grades 6-12 and post-graduates to risk becoming their best. Perkiomen is the only college preparatory school in the Mid-Atlantic that balances the search for a fulfilling life with the demands of the new economy. Merging a liberal arts foundation with a future-focused approach, we are evolving education.

With a close-knit community that celebrates diversity, ambition, and empathy, Perkiomen’s innovative educational model gives students a distinct competitive edge in their academics, careers, and lives.

One of Perkiomen’s greatest strengths is its intimate scale. Perkiomen is a campus where every student, teacher, and staff member knows everyone else. At Perkiomen, you will be understood, appreciated, and respected — in class and beyond, not just as a student, but as a complete person. As you move through your personal journey here, you will be surrounded by mentors, guides, and friends. You will be part of classes, dorms, teams, and a school community that all have the feeling of family.



The Personal Experience: 

A faculty-student ratio of 7:1. Average class size of 11. A culture of caring teachers who know you and will inspire you to risk becoming your best.

The People: 

Students who are here because they want to excel. Globally diverse with 22 countries represented. Differences are not just affirmed but celebrated and cultivated. A trusted community that feels like a family.
The Sports: 

Interscholastic competition starting in sixth grade. An opportunity for every athlete at every level. Championships and opportunity for recruitment. Recent graduates playing at Division I, II & III colleges, and universities.
The College Support: 

Three full-time college counselors. On-site testing. More than 120 colleges and universities visiting every year. Personalized approach to find your right-fit university.
The Place: 

185 lovely acres. Beautiful buildings, historic and new. On-site Innovation Center. Expansive playing fields, a pool, and home-away-from-home residence halls. Two hours from New York City and one hour from Philadelphia.
The Financial Aid: 

More than $6 million in scholarships and financial assistance available.
The Workplace:

Eclectic and energetic faculty and staff work, live, and breath the educational experience. This community engages in formal and in-formal professional development. Faculty and staff have access to a well-equipped fitness center, multiple music and art facilities, and a Carnegie Library for personal use. The rural-suburban town has options for community members at all life/career stages. Within five minutes of campus there are grocery stores, several top-flight
gyms, and restaurants. A quick 30-minute drive opens doors to skiing, hiking, foodie options, and luxury shopping. The work community quickly becomes a home.


Perkiomen School is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Institutes at Perkiomen

The Institutes at Perkiomen School allow students to rigorously apply a liberal arts education.

Experience is the best teacher. At Perkiomen our Institutes guide students to interact with and apply the knowledge and skills they learn. Not only do students acquire a deep understanding of the topics they explore, but they also demonstrate heightened engagement resulting from choice and agency in the topics and methods of education. Preparing students today to thrive in the context of the future requires a bold and forward-facing approach to learning. We are sculpting an innovative model based on sound best practices. Come learn more and be a part of the conversation.

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