Laguna Blanca School is seeking a full time Upper School Mathematics Instructor as a long term substitute in the fall of 2020.
Laguna Blanca School is a college preparatory, coeducational day school located on two campuses in Santa Barbara, California. Grades EK-4 are located on a quaint campus in Montecito, while Grades 5-12 are located on Laguna’s historic campus in idyllic Hope Ranch. Laguna Blanca emphasizes its core values of scholarship, character, balance, and community in its programs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach five classes including Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, and Pre-Calculus Honors (including an introduction to Calculus); continually develop and refine the School’s math curriculum
Serve as a member of the applicable grade-level team(s) of teachers meeting on a regular basis to plan, develop, and coordinate student support in alignment with the mission of the school
Serve as a member of the Mathematics Department, attending departmental meetings, developing and updating course curricula, and supporting the work of the department
Perform other non-teaching duties as assigned by the Head of School and the Middle School and Upper School division heads
Serve as a Middle School or Upper School advisor, overseeing the academic and social growth of his/her advisees
Communicate progress and concerns with tact and professionalism to parents and, as appropriate, other faculty, staff, and/or Head of School
Discuss academic difficulties or behavioral problems with students as they arise
Maintain required documentation for individual student files, attendance and incident reports, and other necessary records
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or related field; Masters Degree highly preferred.
Ongoing maintenance of all requirements regarding professional courses and in-services required.
Prior teaching experience highly preferred.
Knowledge of the current theories, techniques, and methodologies of Mathematics and other STEM fields. We require a person with a passion for teaching young people.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Creative analytical and problem-solving skills
Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times.
Must be able to traverse school facility and lead students to safety in the event of an emergency.
Laguna Blanca School does not discriminate based on gender, race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any characteristic that is legally protected under applicable local, state, or federal law. This nondiscrimination policy includes but is not limited to admission, financial aid, educational programs, athletics, and employment.