Urban School of San Francisco seeks a full-time high school mathematics teacher with an undergraduate degree in mathematics, a mathematical science, or engineering to teach classes ranging from Algebra through Calculus. The school is looking for a dynamic, creative teacher who has enthusiasm for working with high school students, a commitment to innovative pedagogy and collaboration with colleagues, comfort and familiarity with the use of relevant technology to enhance learning, and a commitment to his/her own continued professional growth. Experience in curriculum development and a minimum of two years’ teaching experience at the secondary school level are preferred.
Urban students are required to take three years of high school mathematics, and most take advanced courses. The Mathematics Department encourages cooperative learning groups among its students and integrates manipulatives, graphing calculators, and computers into its program. The curriculum for most classes has been developed at Urban and is not based on any particular textbook. Specific course assignments are dependent upon departmental needs. Strong co-curricular abilities and interests are required.
The Urban School strives to ignite a passion for learning and to inspire its students to become self-motivated, lifelong participants in their education and active citizens in their communities. For further information about Urban’s mission and programs, including the Curriculum Guide, please visit the Urban website.
The school offers a salary commensurate with experience and a generous benefits package.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references, noting the position title in the subject heading of your email.
The Urban School is an equal opportunity employer; the school actively encourages applications from candidates of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. We actively encourage applications from candidates of color and others historically underrepresented at independent schools.