About Greene Street Friends School
Since 1855, Greene Street Friends School has educated children according to the Quaker principles of honesty, respect for the individual, peace and simplicity. That tradition of innovation continues today with an emphasis on hands-on learning, peaceful methods of conflict resolution, cultural understanding, community service, environmental education and the thoughtful incorporation of technology into the curriculum. Strong fundamentals and ethical strength prepare our students for a rapidly changing world and enable them to succeed with enthusiasm for learning and for life.
Greene Street Friends School is seeking a dynamic and visionary 7th and 8th Grade Math Teacher, for the 2022-2023 school year, with depth of experience and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Duties and Responsibilities
The 7/8 math teacher will be responsible for teaching 7th grade topics in mathematics, focusing on algebra, rational numbers and exponents, proportionality and linear relationships, as well as statistics and probability. The 7/8 math teacher will also be responsible for teaching 8th grade topics in mathematics, focusing on algebra, linear relationships, nonlinear functions, and statistics. In addition, the 7/8 math teacher will help to cultivate a community of inquisitive, math-minded students. The ideal candidate will have a passion for math, as well as an appreciation for young adolescents and their growth and development as critical thinkers.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, exemplified in their instructional practice. Additionally, they will have sound pedagogical skills, highly developed writing and organizational skills, experience teaching math, a growth mindset, positive resolve, follow through, and the desire to build positive and meaningful relationships with students in a manner consistent with our child-centered, integrated, and developmentally appropriate curriculum. Other duties include advising a group of 7th and 8th grade students; writing student reports; effective communication and collaboration with students, colleagues, and families; attendance at meetings; and other faculty duties such as recess and lunch supervision.
Candidates should have experience working in a diverse setting and demonstrate a commitment to co-creating an affirming and inclusive learning community. A bachelor’s degree in a related educational field is required. Advanced degree is preferred but not required. This position begins in August 2022.
As a condition of employment, all employees who are employed with the school are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and able to provide proof of such vaccination. To make application for a medical or religious exemption, please contact the human resources department.
Interested candidates should upload a resume, cover letter to here.