Full Time Math Instructor Position

Marlborough School

About the organization

An independent school for girls located in the heart of Los Angeles, Marlborough offers both a middle school and upper school program on our unified campus. With students coming from neighborhoods across the city - including as far as Pasadena, Pacific Palisades, and the South Bay - we embrace differences, seek commonalities, and prioritize kindness to positively impact each other and our community.

Duties

Marlborough School, an independent, college preparatory school in Los Angeles for 530 young women in grades 7-12, seeks a dynamic Math instructor to join the faculty for the 2022-2023 school year.

Marlborough’s Vision Statement: Equity leads Education
Marlborough’s Mission Statement: Where Learning Sparks Purpose

The Mathematics Department prepares students for college-level mathematics, teaches students to become independent problem solvers, and strives to motivate students to appreciate the elegance and wonder of mathematics. The Department is aware of developmental issues unique to young women in math; to that end, our courses can be viewed as an ongoing open dialogue between the teacher and students. The Department emphasizes the integration of technology in its courses. Calculators and computer software help the students apply what they learn to real world applications and also to visualize more challenging mathematical concepts. The Department uses many teaching strategies including lecture, partner work, collaborative groups, and projects in the pursuit of its goal of providing young women with the best possible mathematics education. The Department requires the use of a TI-Nspire CX graphing calculator in all courses beginning with Geometry or Geometry Honors. In order to develop students’ number sense, no calculators are used in Pre-Algebra and Algebra I.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate should possess, at minimum, a BA in Mathematics and have at least 3−5 years teaching experience at the secondary level (grades 7-12). Although the exact courses have yet to be determined, the ideal candidate should be comfortable teaching any course from Pre-Algebra through Calculus. In addition, an ideal instructor at Marlborough combines high expectations with a high level of support.

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