Convent of the Sacred Heart | 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 2022-2023 school year.
Date Posted: 02/28/2022

Date Accepting Applications Through: 04/30/2022

Job Title: Upper School Mathematics Teacher

Full or Part Time: Full Time

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

FLSA Status: Exempt


Full Position Description: 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 2022-2023 school year.

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

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 Statistics and the sequence of Geometry through Calculus, and enthusiasm for working with high school students
Specialized knowledge of financial skills, financial technology, and entrepreneurship, with the ability to design a course to provide students with financial literacy for the 21st century
Experience and demonstrated success in implementing a scaffolded, organized, inquiry-based, student-centered instructional approach
Instructional design that encourages students to think critically, ask questions, and reason creatively while problem-solving, and inspires confidence in their own abilities
Learning opportunities to encourage curiosity, exploration, and discovery appropriate to the developmental levels and learning styles of the students
Diverse strategies and approaches to support all learners through 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, Applied Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, 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: https://www.shgreenwich.org/about-us/employment


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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.