Mathematics Faculty 2021-22 Position Overview Western Reserve Academy, one of the nation’s premier boarding schools, invites experienced, dynamic and collaborative educators who are passionate about teaching mathematics. Candidates should have the ability to inspire students and colleagues and the willingness to participate fully in all that is associated with a vibrant boarding school community.
Duties & Responsibilities WRA strives to find the right balance of duties and responsibilities for each faculty member.
Typical expectations include: ? Teach four mathematics courses, levels to be determined by individual strengths and the needs of the department. ? Participate in the student life program, including dormitory duty. ? Engage in afternoon programs. ? Serve as an academic advisor for a small group of students. ? Attend school and faculty gatherings. ? Serve on appropriate task forces.
The ideal candidate possesses most or all of the following qualifications:
? Significant experience teaching high school mathematics.
? Master’s degree in mathematics or a closely related field.
? Enthusiasm to engage and lead teen learners in and out of the classroom.
? Strong interpersonal skills.
? Ability to work well with a team and independently.
? Willingness to develop connections with other WRA academic departments, university mathematics departments and/or industry leaders.
? Motivation to provide enrichment experiences for students, such as academic competitions and clubs. ? Evidence of professional development in mathematics and/or education.
? Proficient in using technology to enhance learning in the classroom.
? Evidence of curricular innovation
? Evidence of cross disciplinary teaching
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: WRA is a boarding school and housing is regularly provided.
About Western Reserve Academy
Western Reserve Academy is one of the oldest boarding schools in the nation and the premier school of its kind in the Midwest. A WRA education emphasizes the importance of a lifelong engagement with the world. WRA offers a challenging curriculum that prepares our 400 students for future academic success – and for purposeful, fulfilling lives. WRA strives to graduate citizens who can think critically, discuss important matters articulately, write persuasively and act responsibly.
A Western Reserve Academy education offers a transformational experience where students strive for excellence, live with integrity and act with compassion. We have a diverse body of motivated and well-rounded students who study and live in a supportive, inclusive academic community where they learn about independence and responsibility – traditional values that help them achieve success at higher rates than private day and public school students, in the classroom and beyond.
Western Reserve Academy’s campus, listed on the U.S. Department of Interior’s National Register of Historic Places, is ideally situated just a few blocks from downtown Hudson, which offers a variety of shopping and dining oppo...rtunities. Modeled on a traditional New England square, Hudson’s historic main street features charming brick and clapboard store and shop fronts. These blend perfectly with a beautifully designed, new shopping district that comprises an additional three blocks. With Akron and Cleveland within 30 miles, our employees and their families can take advantage of many cultural and educational opportunities.