Who we’re looking for:
ESLA is seeking a faculty member for its Mathematics Department with an unshakable commitment to student success. Ideal candidates will be comfortable teaching students in grades six through twelve across a variety of subjects. ESLA’s mathematics curriculum includes foundational classes in the Middle School, an Integrated Mathematics track that bridges Middle and Upper School, and a series of college-preparatory classes in Precalculus/Trigonometry, Statistics, and Calculus. Please take some time to review the course catalog on es-la.com.
The ideal candidate...
Has a strong background in mathematics and experience designing innovative curricula
Leverages technology to enhance student achievements
Has expertise in differentiating instruction for a heterogeneous student body
Scaffolds the learning experience to provide guidance and support for all students to reach their highest potential
Can connect mathematical concepts to events in our city and the world beyond
Has demonstrated success in meeting the needs of an ethnically, culturally, socioeconomically, and linguistically diverse student body
Is enthusiastic about continuing professional development in mathematics education
About the Department:
ESLA’s Mathematics Department aims broadly to develop students’ critical thinking, problem solving, and interpretive sophistication. Upon graduating from ESLA, students will possess:
The ability to apply mathematical concepts and strategies to real-world scenarios
Facility in communicating mathematical processes and methods to others
The ability to work collaboratively and carry out complex projects
The ability to make informed judgments based on mathematical evidence and analysis
Teach 5 sections of Mathematics classes, likely across more than one grade
Prepare course materials, both working from existing curricula and through the development of new content—prioritizing student engagement and comprehension
Utilize a variety of assessments that promote both rigor and student success
Participate in an after-school program (3:30–5:30 p.m.) one day a week, e.g. sports, clubs, performing arts, or academic support
Willingness to serve as an advisor to a small group of students
Attend regular community gatherings, including, but not limited to, meetings, chapel, lunch, field trips, and major feast days
Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics or a related field of study
Experience designing and implementing a challenging, engaging curriculum
Strong executive, organizational, and classroom-management skills
The ability to work collaboratively within the department and seek out opportunities to collaborate with others
Candidates will preferably have a master’s degree in a relevant field of study, 3+ years of teaching experience, or a CA teaching credential
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary is competitive with other area independent schools
Full medical, dental, vision benefits, plus 401(k) with employer match after one year of employment
Lunch is freshly prepared and shared family-style by faculty and students each day
Beyond competitive pay and benefits, faculty enjoy working in a student-centered, collaborative, and joyful learning community
Please send a cover letter and the following information with subject line “Mathematics Faculty” to email@example.com.
Résumé or Curriculum Vitae
A written statement describing what interests you most in ESLA’s current curriculum (es-la.com) and what you might further develop
This is a full-time, exempt position. Diverse and underrepresented candidates are encouraged to apply.
ESLA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, military or veteran status, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by state or federal law.
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