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Math Department Chair
Millbrook School
Millbrook, New York
Salary: Based on Experience
Date Posted: 12/30/2021
Job ID: 60558
Position/Title: Math Department Chair
Employer: Millbrook School
Department: Math
Category / Heading #1: Administration  Department Chair - Math
Category / Heading #2: Teaching  Math
Category / Heading #3:  
Status: FullTime
Job Description/Responsibilities:

Millbrook School seeks a Mathematics Department Chair beginning in the 2022-23 academic year. Department chairs primarily:

  • generate and garner support around a department specific vision for the future of mathematics education at Millbrook within the context of Millbrook’s mission

  • build and foster a collaborative atmosphere in which formal and informal discussions of best practices are frequent

  • support the development of teachers through goal setting, observations, feedback and our evaluation process

Additional tasks include supporting hiring, determining teaching assignments, representing the department internally and externally, and other administrative tasks.

Millbrook’s math department develops equally the skills of understanding and imagination and inspires students to see math as, fundamentally, a creative quest.  Combining centuries-old methods of construction with compass and straight-edge and current online programs such as Desmos, teachers inspire students to ask, discover, and verify what they know and why.  Millbrook is eager for a leader who will embrace the department’s strengths and develop and codify a departmental vision and implementation plan for the future.  We seek educators who value creating inclusive classrooms and curriculum.  Prior teaching experience along with the ability to teach Algebra through Calculus is required.  Department Chairs teach 3 sections in addition to the duties outlined above.  This position includes coaching or supervising an afternoon program for two out of three seasons, serving as an advisor for up to six students, and living in a dormitory and/or participating in the residential life program.  Energy for adolescents, adaptability, humor, and integrity are the hallmarks of Millbrook's faculty. Housing is provided; salary is competitive.

Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 5-7 Years

A bachelor’s degree with relevant coursework. Prior teaching experience required; prior coaching and residential life experience preferred.  
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Contact Info

Interested candidates should submit a brief cover letter, resume, and list of references to Jasper Turner, Dean of Faculty at