Upper School Math Teacher and Math Department Head

Milton Academy, established in 1798, is an independent coeducational national boarding and day school, serving 1,000 students in grades K-12, on a 125-acre campus eight miles south of Boston.

Milton Academy is seeking applicants for a full-time Upper School mathematics teacher with a demonstrated ability to work in a diverse community. This person will also chair the Upper School math department. The position will begin in September 2020.

The school seeks a teacher with a deep knowledge of mathematics and a joy in promoting its understanding; an eagerness to collaborate with colleagues in curricular design and ongoing professional growth; an active interest in improving craft; a demonstrated ability to foster the growth of all students in a diverse learning community; and experience and expertise as a thoughtful practitioner.

The department head has primary responsibility for ensuring the quality of instruction and student experience in the upper school math program. Working closely with the upper school principal, the academic dean and the dean of teaching and learning, the department chair fosters a healthy and vibrant departmental culture, oversees the growth and evaluation of faculty members, leads curricular development, and manages the recruitment of new faculty members. Candidates should possess a lively interest in pedagogy and a commitment to culturally responsive, inclusive curricula.

A bachelor’s degree in mathematics or a related field is required and a master’s degree is preferred. At least five years of teaching mathematics at the secondary or collegiate level is preferred. Teacher certification is not required.

All teachers advise 6-8 students. Teachers are also expected to advise a student activity or coach a team or intramural sport, in addition to other responsibilities. Faculty members residing on campus typically live and work in a dormitory and all teachers living on campus have responsibilities in the residential program.

To learn more about Milton Academy, please visit our website at www.milton.edu.

Milton Academy welcomes candidates who would add to the racial, cultural and gender balance of the School community. Milton Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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