Upper School Math Faculty

Faculty / Full-Time

The Putney School, Putney, VT

The Putney School

Math Faculty Position – Leave Replacement

The Putney School has an opening for a one-year substitute math teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. This position will include teaching courses in Geometry, Algebra II and/or Precalculus, as well as other responsibilities described below.

Putney is a progressive, co-educational boarding school of 230 students located in Putney, Vermont. We are committed to cultivating and sustaining an educational community that values difference. Our commitment to social justice work is embedded in our stated Fundamental Beliefs. The ideal candidate will be eager to participate in anti-racist work and use an inclusive, social justice lens in their work with all students and adults on campus. Building a just and inclusive community is a shared responsibility, and Putney supports all its employees in developing this critical skill set.)

This video provides some perspective on  math at The Putney School, 

The job includes: 

  • Academic duties include teaching four class sections, working with students in independent, project-based work and senior exhibitions; conferencing regularly with students; writing detailed reports on student performance.
  • Duties in athletics, the work program, or another area of expertise. 
  • Residential duties  
  • Advising duties for 6-8 students.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has interest and demonstrated ability in teaching and supporting adolescents, flexibility, energy, collegiality, and the ability to work effectively with a team.
  • Is able to teach to a wide range of student abilities and levels
  • Has experience teaching material up to and including calculus to high school students
  • Has experience with extensions to the canonical high school curriculum, e.g. robotics, computer programming, financial math, etc.
  • Is  interested in collaborating with colleagues to develop innovative pedagogies 

Please send a note, resumé and list of references to:

employment@putneyschool.org and Kate Knopp, Dean of Faculty kknopp@putneyschool.org  and Mike Keim, Math Department Chair mkeim@putneyschool.org

The Putney School

Putney, VT
High School
Day, Boarding
All Gender