Convent of the Sacred Heart - Greenwich | Greenwich, CT | Upper School Mathematics Teacher

We are currently seeking an Upper School Mathematics Teacher to join in the vision of our Mathematics Department for the 2021-2022 school year. 
Date Posted: 02/19/2021

Date Accepting Applications Through: 04/30/2021

Job Title: Upper School Mathematics Teacher

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Sacred Heart Greenwich has been empowering girls and young women since 1848 in a stimulating and developmentally appropriate educational environment in accordance with the Goals and Criteria of a Sacred Heart education. This mission provides opportunities to develop spiritual, cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. A 1:1 laptop school, Sacred Heart Greenwich integrates technology into the learning process through enhanced collaboration, exploration, discovery, and creativity.  

We aim to form students of faith, intellect, and awareness, who will use their gifts in service to others. Relationship and mentoring are at the heart of the student experience, which is grounded in inquiry, problem solving, interdisciplinary connection, collaboration, and an understanding of social justice. Student leadership and well-being are connected to every academic discipline, as all full-time teachers are also grade level advisors.  

The school offers a coed program for young children at the Barat Center for Early Childhood Education and then an all-girls experience from K-12 on our 110-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut. We are proudly part of the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.

We are currently seeking an Upper School Mathematics Teacher to join in the vision of our Mathematics Department for the 2021-2022 school year.  

Position: Upper School Mathematics Teacher
Reports to: Head of Upper School and Mathematics Department Chair
FLSA Status: Exempt 

Job Summary: Essential Responsibilities/Capabilities:
  • Sincere and visible commitment to best mathematical teaching practices and continued professional development
  • Genuine passion for and command of subject matter, including Geometry through Calculus, and enthusiasm for working with high school students
  • Experience and demonstrated success in implementing a scaffolded, organized, inquiry-based, student-centered instructional approach
  • Design instruction that encourages students to think critically, ask questions, and reason creatively while problem-solving, and inspires confidence in their own abilities
  • Create learning opportunities to encourage curiosity, exploration, and discovery appropriate to the developmental levels and learning styles of the students
  • Support all learners through diverse strategies and approaches in a caring classroom environment where students learn and interact positively with one another 
  • Proficiency with current educational technology, especially as part of classroom instruction and for hybrid/distance learning; facility with electronic communication and learning management applications
  • Development of formative and summative assessments that portray differentiated approaches to identifying student understanding
  • Evaluation of student work that exhibits fairness, consistency, and prompt response to student progress
  • Maintain supportive relationships with the student, advisor, parents, and families 
  • Provide written reports to parents on students’ academic progress, social growth and learning needs at designated times of the year, and meet with parents as necessary
  • Engaged participation in the Upper School community, including division and departmental meetings, and assigned non-instructional duties

Qualifications

A master’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related field, is preferred and 2+ years of experience teaching the aforementioned courses to Upper School students. The candidate should be able to provide lesson plans which include the integration of inductive learning. Candidate is energetic, approachable, knowledgeable, and eager to be an active member of a dynamic learning community.

As members of the international network of Sacred Heart schools, we are committed to attracting and retaining faculty with a passion for teaching, who demonstrate an active faith, practice a deep respect for intellectual values, promote social awareness, build community, and value personal growth and responsibility. Sacred Heart Greenwich is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes candidates who will enhance the cultural diversity of our community.

To Apply: Interested candidates must complete the on-line application on our website:
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Schools of the Sacred Heart share in the educational mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart as articulated in the Goals and Criteria. The structure supporting Sacred Heart education in Canada and the United States includes the Conference of Sacred Heart Education and the Network of Sacred Heart Schools.  Together they provide services and programs to ensure vitality of mission for the member schools sponsored by the Society of the Sacred Heart.