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Upper School Mathematics Teacher
Posted 05/16/2016 02:52PM

Position Announcement

Title: Upper School Mathematics Teacher
Department: Mathematics
Status: Full Time
Start Date: August 22nd, 2016


The Masters School ( is a premier coed day and boarding school that engages 5th – 12th grade students with a challenging academic program in a welcoming learning environment. Located on 96 picturesque acres overlooking the Hudson River, The Masters School community takes advantage of both its access to the Tri-state area and its proximity to the rich cultural and educational magnet that is New York City. Students benefit from the resources, diversity and activities of Masters 7-day campus and accessible, talented faculty and staff. From our exceptional academics and outstanding visual and performing arts program to our championship athletic teams, the Masters learning experience prepares students for success in college, career and life.


The Masters School celebrates active participation, deep understanding, and meaningful connection. A community of diverse individuals, we gather to learn, to strive, to dare, to do – to be a power for good in the world.


The Mathematics Department seeks a math teacher who combines expertise in the subject with a passion for teaching, who is both creative and collaborative in the planning of instruction, and who is committed to the principle that the deepest learning occurs when students are afforded opportunities to “discover” the concepts for themselves. The candidate should have experience with or interest in the Harkness methodology of teaching which creates a student-centered learning environment.


  • Teach four sections of mathematics.
  • Collaborate with teachers of same courses.
  • Advise students.
  • Attend department, division, and all-school faculty meetings.
  • Communicate effectively with advisors, class deans, and parents regarding student progress, as needed.


  • At least 3 years teaching and advising experience, preferably working in an independent day/boarding, college preparatory school with similar culture and values.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Interest in being an active member of The Masters School community by advising, leading a student club, serving on a committee, and/or coaching.


To apply, please submit a letter of interest, explaining why you would succeed in this position, resume, 3 references and salary requirements via email to (Adobe® PDF format preferred) and include “Mathematics Teacher” in the subject line.

This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future.

Background Screening: The Masters School conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The Masters School actively seeks to forward diversity through its students, faculty and programs.

The Masters School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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