Morgan Park Academy has an opening for a full-time Math Teacher to join our Upper School for the 2021-2022 school year.
Qualified candidates will have 3 or more years of experience teaching high-level Mathematics from Geometry to AP Calculus AB and AP Calculus BC; willingness to work in a collegial manner with faculty, staff, and parents; experience teaching across various grade levels; demonstrated success in working with students across different grade levels; Bachelor’s degree and certification required; Master’s degree preferred; engaging, innovative approach to teaching; mastery of creative and diverse methods of teaching, learning and assessment; experience with developing curriculum; ability to work collaboratively; demonstrated talent to create a positive nurturing environment for students.
Requirements: – Advanced degree in mathematics; w/certification – Minimum 3 years teaching math (IB, Honors, AP level) and other math courses – Experience integrating technology into the curriculum
Responsibilities: – Instruct and assess students in a supportive manner that addresses multiple learning styles – Communicate student progress to parents and students – Work effectively to partner with parents and faculty advisor in the student’s education experience – Maintain classroom web page – Serve as an advisor to students – Collaborate with colleagues within math department and across all school divisions – Ability to integrate project-based teaching and collaborative learning in the curriculum – Use a variety of communication/teaching styles and methods – Willingness to travel with students for school sponsored competitions and global experiential week – Proven track record of continued professional development opportunities as an educator – Ability to hold students to a high and clearly articulated standard of performance – Interact with students outside of the classroom in developing and leading co-curricular activities: sports, service, arts, clubs/organizations
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer health, dental, vision, retirement plan options, as well as a matching retirement plan.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter through the NAIS career site or directly to [email protected]; Due to the volume of applications that we receive, no phone calls please.
About Morgan Park Academy
Founded in 1873, Morgan Park Academy is a
coeducational, college preparatory, independent day school dedicated to preparing students to pursue the highest levels of educational excellence with an emphasis on independent thinking and scholarship.
We reflect a wide array of diversity and apply a global lens to curriculum to prepare students to act as leaders in the dynamic world of the future. We also expect students to live up to the highest standards of human values. Our track record shows that Morgan Park Academy students consistently achieve success in college and embrace leadership roles throughout their lives.
Our highly motivated faculty is complemented by a stimulating, time-tested curriculum. We have some of the smallest class sizes among the top schools in Illinois. The strengths of Morgan Park Academy according to a survey of our parents and students are:
Small class sizes.
Commitment to learning.
Diversity of student community.
The individual attention students receive.
A fully-integrated academic program.
The friendly atmosphere.
Morgan Park Academy provides an engaging, personal learning experience for students from Preschool through High School.