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Upper School Math Teacher
Kingswood Oxford School
West Hartford, Connecticut
Salary:
Date Posted: 11/11/2022
 
Job ID: 67798
Position/Title: Upper School Math Teacher
Employer: Kingswood Oxford School
Department:
Category / Heading #1: Teaching  Math 9-12
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Status: FullTime
 
 
Job Description/Responsibilities:

Upper School Math Teacher 

Kingswood Oxford School

West Hartford, CT


Starting August 2023


Kingswood Oxford is seeking an Upper School Math teacher who is passionate, innovative, and collaborative – an educator who models a growth mindset and is committed to equity-focused pedagogy. In addition to having a strong educational background and teaching experience in Math, successful candidates will be technologically savvy, have experience with curriculum design, and model best teaching practices. Candidates should also understand the importance of involvement in the community, student engagement and empowerment, ongoing professional development, and authentic collaboration with other faculty and staff to advance the school’s mission and strategic vision. On the whole, optimal teaching candidates at Kingswood Oxford will show the following traits:

  • Collaborative: works well with others, pitches in, pushes others in their practice

  • Curious: about their subject, students, the world, teaching and learning; approaches new ideas with openness rather than judgment

  • Innovative: excited to try new things, willing to fail; excited to offer students agency and choice

  • Joyful: likes kids; enjoys being with students, sees their potential, works to understand how they operate

  • Self-aware: clear how they set the weather in the classroom.  Engages in the continuous practice of self-knowledge to create equitable/inclusive learning communities.


Curricularly, successful candidates should have a background in teaching Algebra, Precalculus, and Calculus,  and they should also be interested in building curricular connections with our local community.  Successful candidates must have experience and confidence in using technology in the classroom. The position involves multiple parts:

  • Teaching 4 classes in Mathematics.

  • Coaching/co-curricular duties for one season or the equivalent.

  • Advising a small group of students.


These duties will be determined in discussion with the Department Chair, Director of Athletics, and the Division Head.

 

Located in West Hartford, Connecticut, Kingswood Oxford is a coeducational, independent day school for motivated students in grades 6-12. KO actively seeks to attract and welcome a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff, including differences in race, color, religion, nationality or ethnic origin, gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation. At KO we believe that a diversity of ideas and perspectives enriches our community and improves our understanding. We continually work to increase equity and access within our learning community and seek candidates who are similarly committed to this work. If you would like to join us in this work, we welcome your application. 

 

More information can be found at https://www.kingswoodoxford.org/


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to jobopenings@kingswoodoxford.org.

Kingswood Oxford School provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, political belief or activity, status as a veteran, or any other status protected by law. This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation, benefits, social and recreational programs and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

A quick note about COVID and the 23-24 school year.  Kingswood Oxford has worked hard to establish and maintain health and safety protocols that allow students to learn in person. Courses are taught on campus and a COVID-19 vaccine mandate (with certain exemptions) is in effect for both students and staff.


 
 
Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 0-1 Years

 
Qualifications:

Curricularly, successful candidates should have a background in teaching Algebra, Precalculus, and Calculus,  and they should also be interested in building curricular connections with our local community.  Successful candidates must have experience and confidence in using technology in the classroom. The position involves multiple parts:

  • Teaching 4 classes in Mathematics.

  • Coaching/co-curricular duties for one season or the equivalent.

  • Advising a small group of students.

 
Tuition Remission: Yes
Spend for Graduate Study: Yes
Relocation Assistance/Allowance: Yes
Support/Sponsor Work visas to overseas candidates: No
ON Campus Housing: Yes
OFF Campus Housing: No
 
 
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Contact Info

More information can be found at https://www.kingswoodoxford.org/


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to jobopenings@kingswoodoxford.org.