School of the Holy Child is a 5-12 all-girls, Catholic, independent school in Westchester County, NY whose mission it is to develop "women of conscience and action." Our founder, Cornelia Connelly, believed that all schools should embody "joy in teaching and joy in learning" and this is evident on our campus each day. Accomplished and dedicated faculty members foster the spiritual development, individual talents, and interests of each student. This is realized through rigorous and comprehensive academic, arts, athletics, service and global programs. Our 380 students come from 75 communities throughout the Bronx, Queens, and Westchester in New York, as well as Fairfield County in Connecticut. Holy Child graduates are prepared for the innovative and critical thought necessary in a diverse, interconnected society.
School of the Holy Child, an all-girls, Catholic, independent school in Westchester County, NY, seeks a full-time leave-replacement upper school Math teacher. The position focuses on teaching one section of AB Calculus, one section of BC Calculus and two sections of Calculus 1. The position begins on or around February 21st and ends on or around May 13th.
The successful candidate must also possess strong instructional, organizational, and communication skills; ideally, they should have a minimum of one year of classroom teaching experience teaching calculus or a similar AP STEM course and be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference in students’ lives. Ideal candidates are dedicated educators who value interdisciplinary teaching and creative learning experiences. A Holy Child teacher will have the resources of a supportive department and an established curriculum. Holy Child values hands-on, collaborative learning and works to engage the students in a Math curriculum that inspires a love for learning and interest in STEM based fields.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach 4 sections of Calculus: 1 AB Calculus, 1 BC Calculus and 2 sections of Calculus 1.
Execute sub-plans to review for AP Calculus exam on May 10th, learn the expectations of the AP Calculus exam in helping to prepare students, feel comfortable reviewing the entire AB and BC Calculus curriculum through exam-style questions, guide students in making connections between content from throughout the year.
Work with individual and small groups of students as needed.
Collaborate with the math department and STEM colleagues to share resources and evaluate effective methods of teaching; participate in regular meetings with the Department Chair.
Work with the Learning Center to support students with learning differences.
Show a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion work.
Communicate professionally and compassionately with every member of the community: students, families, and colleagues alike.
Attend and participate in parent conferences and school events.
Communicate regularly and effectively with Division Deans and the Academic Dean about student progress.
Participate in grade-level and school-wide meetings as needed.
Engage with new technologies and methodologies for teaching and assessing.
Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, or similar STEM field, or Education required; Master’s degree in Education preferred.
At least 1 year Calculus, STEM, or AP STEM teaching experience is preferred; experience teaching similar math content or co-teaching is required.
Experience with high school students is preferred.
Passionate and knowledgeable about progressive education, problem-based teaching and learning and differentiation.
Strong planning and organizational skills.
A good sense of humor and collegial spirit.
Coupled with these credentials, the candidate will have a deep understanding of differentiated instruction, a flexible and team-oriented approach, exceptional organizational and written communication skills with attention to detail, and superior interpersonal skills, not to mention a good sense of humor. In addition, candidates with experience in an all-girl, faith-based school and those who will embrace our School's mission of developing women of conscience and action are preferable.
School of the Holy Child actively seeks to forward the equity and diversity of our community in our admissions, programs, and hiring. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, ethnic origin, age, physical disability or sexual orientation in administration of our educational policies, hiring policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, athletics and other school-administered programs.
Interested candidates should forward a resume and cover letter to the Math Department Chair, Christine Shanahan at email@example.com.