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Brownell Talbot, founded in 1863, is a Nebraska state-approved preschool through grade 12 school. We are a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) and are accredited by AdvancED. Brownell Talbot is an exciting environment for professionals who like to be part of a supportive team of dedicated individuals who thrive on the challenges and rewards of working with an active community. Brownell Talbot fosters an educational environment that is inclusive and accepting of diverse individuals and viewpoints.
BT Math Department Philosophy
The Brownell Talbot mathematics program prepares students for success in college and life by teaching problem-solving skills, critical thinking, cooperative learning, and an appreciation for the language and application of math. The goals of the department are based on the mathematical needs of our students and the belief that all students can learn math.
Math Department Statement
The Math Department is looking for a candidate who is excited to join an innovative, collaborative, and energetic department. The Brownell Talbot environment inspires cross-curricular work and project-based learning. This is a school where you will have the freedom, autonomy, and support to be the best math educator you can be.
Desired Skills & Qualifications
Upper School Math teacher qualities, duties, and responsibilities include:
Design of age-appropriate math curriculum that is aligned to NCTM standards and Advanced Placement course criteria.
Preparation and implementation of innovative daily lessons, delivery of assignments, and timely evaluation of all relevant classwork and student progress.
Design and implementation of appropriate, authentic assessments and support of individual student learning styles.
Excitement about math and providing quality, hands-on differentiated instruction.
Experience with or interest in learning about project-based learning.
Ability to develop quality, working relationships with students.
Willingness to assist with the recruitment and retention of students.
Timely and proactive communication with parents about student progress.
Serving as an advisor or class sponsor.
Collaboration with other members of the faculty, administration, and staff on experiential, interdisciplinary, and community-based opportunities that add to the school community.
Active participation in all faculty and staff meetings.
Effective and timely communication with varied school constituencies in person, through email, and through voicemail.
Support of divisional and school-wide initiatives through committee work, where appropriate.
Supervision and/or participation in occasional non-academic activities, including lunch, study hall, and carpool arrival and dismissal.
Work with Brownell Talbot’s Upper School Competition Math team.
Work with Brownell Talbot’s Robotics team.
Application process: Interested candidates are invited to visit brownell.edu/careers to obtain an application. Please submit the completed application, resume, and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree and be eligible for a Nebraska teaching certificate with an endorsement in Math 7-12. A minimum of five years of teaching experience at either the middle or high school level is preferred. Experience in teaching high-level math, including Pre-Calculus, Statistics, and Calculus is preferred. The successful candidate will also possess a passion for math education, creativity in the classroom, and the desire to be part of a close learning community. The candidate must possess or acquire and maintain a State of Nebraska-issued teaching certificate.
Brownell Talbot College Preparatory School is Nebraska's only private independent, college preparatory day school enrolling 450 students in grades preschool through 12. Visit brownell.edu for more information.