Our Teaching Fellows contribute to life at our school and earn a Master of Arts in Teaching degree at the Capital Region campus of Clarkson Graduate School. The fellows participate in professional development opportunities throughout their time at Emma Willard School. This two-year position involves teaching under the guidance of an experienced teaching mentor. The fellow will also coach at least one season of a sport and will have residential life responsibilities. Compensation includes full payment for graduate school tuition, room and board during the school year, and a stipend.
For the 2021-2022 and 2022-23 school years, we seek a Math Fellow who will teach two sections of a mathematics course and will be responsible for collaborating regularly with mathematics teachers of all levels. Emma Willard’s Math curriculum strives to engage students consistently in developing a strong skills foundation and problem solving, using technology to enhance student learning. The math fellow will contribute to the continuous effort to review, refresh and expand the math curriculum. Dedication to the holistic wellness of students is essential, as is ability and comfort in frequent communication with students’ advisors and parents.
We seek someone who is committed to and willing to navigate today’s changing and diverse landscape. This individual will help the school promote and nurture diversity, equity, and inclusion. The School encourages candidates from under-represented groups and individuals who have demonstrated experience with diverse populations who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service to apply.
To be considered for this position, the candidate needs also to be accepted into the graduate program at Clarkson University.
Create daily lesson plans working with partner teachers and a mentor.
Work with teachers to understand the scope and sequence of the Mathematics curriculum.
Participate in and build upon the Mathematics curriculum.
Hold self and students to the highest level of standards in the classroom.
Create and administer appropriate assessments as consistent with departmental philosophy and practice.
Grade assessments and offer substantive feedback in a timely manner.
Keep accurate records of assignments, attendance, and grades on the electronic learning management system.
Compose student comments at the end of grading periods.
Provide individual support to students as needed.
Communicate with students’ advisors, parents, and/or houseparents as appropriate.
Participate in school-wide functions and events.
Coach at least one sport or an equivalent extracurricular commitment.
Work one night a week and several weekends a year in the dorm.
Attend and contribute to departmental, faculty, and faculty and staff meetings.
Be a positive force in the lives of students.
We seek to identify, recruit, and develop employees who bring a diversity of experiences, perspectives, talents, and backgrounds. We offer a competitive total compensation package in a stimulating and dynamic academic community. Emma is an equal opportunity employer.
Hold a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or a related discipline.
Have a valid driver’s license.
Be a strong advocate for all-girls’ education.
Have a strong desire to contribute to a collaborative course-level team.
Have a good working knowledge of Google Suite, comfort with online learning-management systems, and enthusiasm for experimenting with learning technologies.
Have patience, enthusiasm, and the ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines.
Demonstrate superior judgement.
About Emma Willard School
Since 1814, Emma Willard School has been one of the nation's leading college preparatory boarding and day schools for young women. At Emma Willard, every possible resource is dedicated to developing in students the values and skills that form the foundation of a life of accomplishment, leadership, and fulfillment. These include a love for the life of the mind, a commitment to service, courage and confidence, grace and creativity, and collaboration and friendship. Known for its rigor, the school promotes intellectual curiosity and disciplined study habits through a challenging curriculum distinguished by a wide array of advanced placement courses and electives. It also promotes active involvement in the life of the campus and off-campus communities through a rich co-curricular program. In all they do, students are both challenged and closely supported by an outstanding faculty and staff. The school's extraordinary physical plant is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and provides a breathtakingly beautiful yet state-of-the-art setting for learning and living. Throughout its history, Emma Willard has been committed to enrolling a diverse student body from across the Ca...pital Region, across the country, and around the world. This commitment is honored by significant expenditures in financial aid to assist families who might not otherwise have the opportunity to provide an extraordinary secondary education for their daughters.