Academics, Pasadena Unified School District

Position ID: 1590-INS [#8625]
Position Title: Mathematics Instructor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Pasadena, California 91101, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2016/07/01 finished (posted 2016/03/15, finished 2016/12/07, listed until 2016/09/15)
Position Description:    

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The Pasadena Unified School District is seeking a full-time instructor for a radically accelerated middle- and high-school mathematics program, with teaching responsibilities beginning in the fall of 2016.

The Math Academy Program

Math Academy is an ambitious effort to radically accelerate the learning curve of the district's mathematically gifted students with the aim of setting a new standard in mathematics education and achievement. Students will complete the entirety of the standard high-school curriculum (including calculus) by 8th-grade in addition to mastering the essential techniques of proof-based mathematics. The high-school years will then be devoted to pursuing all corners of undergraduate-level pure and applied mathematics with a particular focus on individual research projects. The goal of Math Academy is to develop students with the passion, skills and insight to excel in the honors programs of the most elite universities in the world.

Qualified Candidates

Qualified candidates will possess an MS in mathematics and a successful track record of teaching undergraduate-level mathematics courses. Preferred candidates will have a PhD and a demonstrated ability to innovate on pedagogy and to challenge and inspire their students. Enthusiasm, energy, creativity, patience and strong communication skills are characteristics of an exceptional candidate.

Job Responsibilities

The candidate will teach classes, develop curriculum and participate in the design of the academic program.

To Apply

Candidates should submit (via email or post) a cover letter explaining their interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement and evidence of excellence in teaching (e.g., letters of recommendation, teaching references and/or complete student evaluation responses). Review of applications will commence immediately.


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Contact: Helen Hill
Email:
Postal Mail:
351 S. Hudson
Pasadena, CA 91101
Web Page: www.pusd.us

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