Full Time Mathematics Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

The Cambridge School of Weston, Weston, MA

 Starting Date: August 15, 2024 Job Description: 10-month, full-time, faculty position 

The Cambridge School of Weston seeks a full-time Mathematics Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year to teach a variety of math courses for grades 9 through 12, as well as participate in the community beyond the classroom. Specific courses will include a range of math courses including Geometry, Algebra 2, Analytic Geometry, Trigonometry,  Elementary Functions, Calculus, Statistics, Math Modeling, or Robotics/Computer Science (strongly preferred), and various additional courses based on interest and experience. A successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills;  will value progressive, student-centered education; will demonstrate an ability to make strong connections with students; and will be passionate about teaching creative students with a variety of approaches to learning in a boarding and day school environment. Applicants should be well-versed in culturally responsive teaching practices and be interested in further developing their cultural competencies and equity literacy skills. Applicants must also be interested and adept in teaching mathematics through an anti-racist lens. In addition to these qualifications, our ideal candidate values collaboration among colleagues in our vibrant, art-infused school. A strong candidate will also add to the diversity of perspectives within the department. 

Specific Responsibilities for this Position Include: 

Departmental: 

  • Teach 12 blocks over the school year; there are six modules, meaning there will be two courses per module.  Classes meet 4-5 days a week for 90 minutes. Specific courses will include a range of math courses including  Geometry, Algebra 2, Analytic Geometry, Trigonometry, Elementary Functions, Calculus, Statistics, Math  Modeling, or Robotics/Computer Science (strongly preferred), and various additional courses based on interest and experience. 
  • Contribute to the school with the equivalence of a teaching block through professional development and committee work. 
  • Plan, develop, and execute lessons that showcase innovation, creativity, and a passion for mathematics and the art of teaching while also utilizing distinctive instructional approaches that best serve the students’ long-term interests. 
  • Evaluate each student’s ability to meet course standards in mathematical knowledge and skills. Document and communicate progress to students, advisors, and parents/guardians regarding academic progress in the course. 
  • Participate in weekly departmental meetings prepared to discuss student concerns, teaching pedagogy,  professional development, and curriculum developments. 
  • Assist with departmental representation at school outreach events. 
  • Demonstrate a willingness and interest to learn and share new pedagogical techniques and develop specific curricular expertise. Read and stay abreast of current topics in mathematics education and engage math teaching faculty in discussions on new perspectives. 

Community: 

  • Offer two blocks of “D Block,” our after-school activities, enrichment, and athletics program. Preference is given to those willing and able to support team sports, especially soccer, field hockey, basketball, lacrosse, ultimate frisbee, baseball, and tennis. 
  • Serve as an advisor for up to eight students. 
  • Participate in up to two alliance/affinity groups, student clubs, or committees.
  • Participate in our curricular PACE programming. Through the PACE program (Promoting Awareness and  Community Engagement), we dedicate time during the mod and the year for experiential classes, events, and activities that prepare our students to meet the demands of an increasingly complex and diverse world. A four-year co-curriculum, PACE has been designed to ensure that all CSW students develop self-awareness, social consciousness, healthy living habits, life skills, and leadership that will serve them into adulthood. 
  • Chaperone two weekend activities each year to support our boarding students. 

Note: CSW also values candidates who are interested in and/or have experience with a residential life program.  

Skills and Qualifications*: 

  • Bachelor of arts or science degree or equivalent required; Master’s degree preferred 
  • Minimum of two years of teaching experience preferred 
  • Comfort and passion for hands-on coursework and assessment 
  • Facility with current and emerging technology in the classroom 
  • A desire to learn more and to innovate within the mathematics curriculum 
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills for interaction with students, staff, and parents 

*The qualifications and skills listed here are representative of what is necessary to perform the essential duties effectively. The list is intended to be illustrative but not comprehensive. 

Benefits of Working at CSW: 

  • Collegial faculty and working environment 
  • Curricular agency valuing creativity, innovation, and collaboration 
  • Competitive salary and robust human resource benefits 
  • Funding and institutional support for professional development 
  • Innovative daily and annual schedule that values reflection and relationship-building 
  • Provided light breakfast items and an hour-long hot lunch, as well as access to a state-of-the-art fitness center 
  • Wooded, 65-acre campus located just 12 miles from Boston and Cambridge, in close proximity to scenic walking trails and excellent local restaurants and shops.  
  • Easy access to Kendal Green MBTA station, with on-campus parking and EV charging stations.  

To Apply for This Position: 

Please send a résumé, cover letter, and three references to MathematicsSearch@csw.org. No phone calls, please.  

Deadline for Application: 

The position will remain open until filled. 

The Cambridge School of Weston

Weston, MA
High School, Post Graduate
Boarding, Day
All Gender