The Bishop's School, Math/Comp Sci

Position ID: 2887-MATHTEACHER [#20005]
Position Title: Mathematics Teacher
Position Type: Other
Position Location: La Jolla, California 92037, United States
Subject Area: Mathematics - General
Application Deadline: 2022/05/23 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/05/09, listed until 2022/08/01)
Position Description:    

Founded in 1909 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for 800 students in grades six through twelve located on a historic campus in the heart of La Jolla, just 10 miles north of downtown San Diego. With a student-teacher ratio of approximately 9 to 1, Bishop’s is known for academic, artistic, and athletic excellence while celebrating character development, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Last year’s applicant pool drew from 72 zip codes and 168 middle and high schools throughout San Diego County and beyond. Fifty-one percent of the student population self-identify as students of color. Additionally, over $4 million in need-based grants is awarded annually.

Summary Description: The Bishop’s School seeks an engaging, collaborative, dynamic and learner-centered mathematics teacher, ideally for grades 7-12, beginning August 1, 2022. The department seeks candidates enthusiastic about working on and with teams, integrating technology into instruction, and developing highly-engaging approaches to the problem-solving pedagogical approach of the school. Candidates with expertise in design thinking, applied engineering and robotics, maker spaces, experiential curriculum, machine learning and/or interdisciplinary program design would have the opportunity to contribute to the growth of the School’s Wu Tsai Center for Creative Sciences.

The Bishop’s School promotes an integrated, student-centered approach to mathematics education that utilizes collaborative problem sets to build applied mathematical skills. The goals of this approach are to foster curiosity, encourage active student engagement and collaboration in the classroom, and direct students to take ownership of their learning. In addition to teaching mathematics, faculty responsibilities include serving as an advisor to students.

Desired Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in mathematics or a related field is required; a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience is expected. Interest in supporting current co-curricular programs and professional learning communities is also highly desirable. Close consideration will be given to candidates with a background and interest in developing courses in Multivariable Calculus and Linear Algebra.

Desired Skills and Abilities: An unequivocal passion for working with adolescents and supporting them in all facets of their lives Demonstrated commitment and competency in diversity, equity, and inclusion; Eagerness to collaborate with other department members in creating meaningful, relevant, learner-centered classroom experiences; Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, and the community; Strong work ethic, time management, verbal, written language, and interpersonal skills; Irrespective of own religious orientation, ability to support the School’s mission and values as a school founded in the Episcopal tradition.

The Bishop's School is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified candidates and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status.

Salary is commensurate with experience. For more information about The Bishop’s School, please visit www.bishops.com.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter or 1-2 minute video introduction, résumé, and contact information for three professional references (including name, phone number, and email address) to resumes@bishops.com.


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Contact: Marianne Kullback
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The Bishop's School
7607 La Jolla Blvd
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