Middle School Math Teacher 8th Grade Algebra
Moses Brown School, Providence, RI
Moses Brown is a 237-year-old co-educational independent day school enrolling 785 students nursery through twelfth grade. A Friends school, MB exists to inspire children to reach their full intellectual and spiritual potential. We engage students in a rich academic curriculum, a broad offering of arts and athletics, and a daily life rooted in the Quaker values of community, equality, and service. We affirm the Quaker belief that there is an inner light in each person that is worthy of dignity and respect. We consider simplicity, integrity, group wisdom, and respect for differences to be paramount in helping students of all faiths and backgrounds discover their identity and mission in the world. In its hiring practices, Moses Brown does not discriminate, and seeks to maximize the diversity of the school, in terms of class, gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, abilities/disabilities, and language.
We are seeking a full-time middle school mathematics teacher to join our 8th grade team in our 5th-8th grade Middle School. The primary responsibility of this position is to teach four sections of Algebra, advise 10-12 middle school students, work collaboratively with Middle School Team and Department colleagues, and communicate routinely with parents, colleagues, and students. For this position, knowledge of middle level best practices and experience working with middle school children is critical. Excitement about creating engaging project-based learning experiences and supporting the social-emotional and academic growth of middle school children are required. In addition to the core teaching responsibilities, Moses Brown teachers are expected to serve on committees, attend school meetings, and have yearly co-curricular responsibilities.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited institution. Two to five years of teaching experience is preferred, although not a requirement for application. We seek candidates who are passionate about their desire to teach, advise, coach, and learn from middle school students, and eager to embrace and forward the Quaker mission of the school.
To apply: Please submit a resume, statement of interest, and the names of three references to – firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate the position, “MS Mathematics”, in the subject line of the email. Once we have reviewed applications, we will be in touch with select candidates to arrange for interviews.