Founded in 1888, The Baldwin School is a non-sectarian college preparatory, independent day school, pk-12, dedicated to a tradition of excellence in the education of girls. In a nurturing atmosphere, where the population reflects socioeconomic, ethnic and religious diversity, our girls strive to develop scholarship, leadership and citizenship within a community that emphasizes intellectual rigor, ethical integrity, and independence of thought. More information is available on our website www.baldwinschool.org.
The responsibilities of Mathematics Department Chair include supervising a department of 8 - 9 teachers in Middle and Upper Schools, testing and placing students in appropriate class sections, and serving as an academic leader in the school. In addition, the department chair is expected to teach four sections of math in grades 6 - 12, to be advisor to the Math Club, to facilitate student involvement in math competitions, to engage in those duties typical of independent day school life, and to support the school's mission.
Candidates should have an M.A. or M.S. in a relevant subject area and at least 5 years of teaching experience in the discipline. The strongest candidates will have a broad range within the discipline, as our math courses range from PreAlgebra in grades 6 and 7 to Logic, Linear Algebra, and Differential Equations in grade 12. We also offer several Calculus courses. We seek successful, innovative departmental leadership experience and/or strong potential for such leadership. We also seek experience in curriculum design and development. In addition to the ability to teach Mathematics effectively, engage students positively, and interact productively with colleagues and parents, the successful candidate will have a strong facility in the use of appropriate technology.
Interested candidates, please send cover letter, resume and three references to email@example.com.