Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH
Accredited by NEASC
Starting in the 2020-2021 school year, the mathematics department seeks a passionate and energetic full-time mathematics teacher who is interested in being part of a collaborative group of math teachers and working with highly motivated high school students in a diverse, mostly residential community.
Applicants should be able to teach pre-college mathematics through BC-level Advanced Placement Calculus. Experience teaching with technology is desirable. Candidates must have an advanced degree in Mathematics or related subjects. Experience and enthusiasm for working with adolescents both inside and outside of the classroom is essential. Spending time with students giving extra help, advising, working as dormitory faculty, and leading extracurricular activities is an integral part of the job.
In addition, candidates should demonstrate…
- Experience teaching in a classroom setting for a minimum of 2 years.
- Willingness to enforce all school policies and rules governing student behavior.
- A commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and to serving the needs of a diverse community.
While individual responsibilities will vary from one faculty position to another, the major job duties of all faculty members generally include the following:
- Teaching: Faculty teach four classes per trimester. All classes are student-centered discussions around a Harkness table. In order to meet the intellectual needs of the school’s talented and highly motivated students, teachers are expected to be dedicated to daily preparation for the best possible classes.
- Cultural Competency: Faculty are expected to demonstrate respect for diversity of identities and experiences, an orientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency in all aspects of Academy life.
- Residential Life: Faculty generally reside in campus housing and play a critical role in cultivating Exeter’s community-centered student dormitory life. Each faculty member is generally responsible for one weekend and one to three week nights of dormitory duty per month, depending on the dormitory size.
- Advising: Faculty are expected to serve as mentors to student advisees throughout students’ time at Exeter. The adviser is the main liaison between an advisee’s family/guardian and the Academy.
- Extracurricular Activities: Faculty are generally expected to participate in the school’s extracurricular activities (e.g. coaching, advising student clubs, and/or committee work).
- Diversity or cultural competency education (conferences, seminars, in-service programs, coursework, independent study and understanding of intercultural perspectives.
- Successfully complete a criminal background check (reviewed every 5 years).
The Academy is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, gender, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disabilities. or any other classification protected by state or federal law.