Mathematics Teacher

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, May 27, 2022, 4:00pm

Organization: 

Address:

United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

We seek teachers with a demonstrated career commitment to experiential education and a love for teaching and learning. The primary responsibility of the teacher is to deliver thoughtful, interdisciplinary coursework in their area of expertise. In addition, faculty are fully immersed in the daily operation of the school; from early morning exercise, to classes, to off-campus expeditions and weekend activities. Our teachers pursue opportunities to guide students in making connections between coursework and life in the community, with the goal of solving real problems and creating new understandings. This includes advising a group of students, engaging in the morning exercise program, doing chores alongside students, leading student activities, and other duties associated with running a residential program in a remote setting. Additionally, teachers lead or assist kayak expeditions, assist with SCUBA or boat driving, contribute to our community outreach program, and support a medical response team in a wilderness setting.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design, facilitate, and assess two sections in mathematics based classes
  • Create interdisciplinary connections between subjects
  • Co-facilitate community engagement or scientific research class 
  • Mentor teaching apprentices
  • Co-lead sea-kayaking and/or camping expeditions
  • Advise 5-7 students throughout their semester journey
  • Participate in residential life (duty, chores, campus maintenance, etc)
  • Work professionally and cooperatively within the school community and broader South Eleuthera community

Qualifications & Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Teaching experience, preferably in outdoor or experiential education settings
  • Experience designing curriculum and writing lesson plans 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication (written and oral), and organizational abilities
  • Proficient computer skills especially Google-suite use
  • A commitment to culturally diverse teaching
  • Demonstrated intercultural competence
  • Experience mentoring adolescents 
  • Adaptability and flexibility for remote island living

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience with semester-based or immersion programs
  • Experience with expedition leadership/outdoor trip leading
  • Wilderness First Responder certification

Position Start Date:

Friday, July 1, 2022

How to Apply:

For more information and to submit an application, please click this link: 
https://ceis.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=142

Job Compensation:

Salary

Contact Email:

team-hr@islandschool.org