Art of Problem Solving

842 18302Position ID: 842-PTMATH [#18302]
Position Title: Part-time Math Instructor (Multiple Locations)
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: San Diego, California 92127, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: K-12 Math
Application Deadline: 2022/03/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/23, finished 2022/09/03, listed until 2022/03/23)
Position Description:    

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Art of Problem Solving (AoPS) develops educational opportunities for many of the most eager students in the world.  Since 2003, we have trained tens of thousands of the country‚Äôs top students, including nearly all the members of the US International Math Olympiad team, through our online school, learning centers, textbooks, and online learning systems. Over the years, our international online community of advanced problem solvers has grown to over 700,000 members. While our primary focus has been math for most of our history, we have started expanding into new subjects, such as language arts, science, and computer science.

AoPS Academy is our family of afterschool learning centers offering math classes to advanced learners grades 2-12 . All of our campuses are hiring Part Time Math Instructors for the 2021-2022 academic year to teach during weekday evenings or on weekends. You will be working with some of the most talented students in the area in a small classroom setting. We allow our teachers to focus on what they do best: teaching! You can concentrate on exploring interesting math concepts in-depth and work with incredibly talented students.

AoPS Academies (In-person)

Are you located near one of our 10 physical Academy campuses? If so, please apply via the application link for your preferred campus below: 

Job Duties:

Our teachers contribute greatly to the success of our students and are an integral part of our Academy family. This may be a great fit for you if you enjoy building relationships with talented students in a small classroom setting and making a direct impact on how they learn and approach mathematics. We are seeking dynamic, enthusiastic teachers with a strong math background and diverse teaching experience.

  • Teach the AoPS curriculum in dynamic, participation-oriented classes that focus on instruction and developing skills, not on rote memorization.
  • Actively engage students in the course material throughout each class.
  • Expertly manage a classroom of 12-16 students maximum.
  • Dedicate some time before & after each class for preparation and debriefing.
  • (Optional with extra pay) Grade students' work and substitute for classes from time to time.


  • Paid Sick Leave
  • 401K retirement plan with company match


  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM-related field required. Master's/PhD is preferred.
  • Some experience working with advanced students, particularly grades 2-12, is preferred.
  • Availability to teach during afterschool weekday hours (after 4pm) or on the weekend. 
  • Candidates must be able to reliably commute to their campus for class. 

Classes meet once per week on-campus for 1 hour 45 minutes. Teachers new to AoPS typically take on 1-2 weekly classes, with the potential to take on more over the summer and in coming years!

COVID Information: All AoPS employees are required to wear a mask while on campus (including while teaching), regardless of vaccination status at this time.

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Postal Mail:
10865 Rancho Bernardo Rd.
Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92127
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