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Upper School Mathematics Instructor

Sierra Canyon School seeks a passionate, experienced educator to serve as a full-time upper school mathematics instructor beginning in the 2021-22 school year.
Teaching duties will include five sections of mathematics.  Although the hiring committee and school are seeking the best teacher, initial preference favors candidates who have experience with Algebra II and Algebra II Honors through Multivariable Calculus.   
 
Job Responsibilities:
 
  • A competitive candidate must be an inspiring educator who is passionate about teaching mathematics in a manner that effectively reaches students.  
  • The candidate must also demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively on team teaching and horizontal and vertical alignment.
  • Outside of the classroom, teachers are encouraged to lead clubs, engage with students, attend outdoor education trips, etc.
  • Other responsibilities include those that are normally part of a private independent school commitment such as weekly duties, positive interactions with students and parents, and membership in the community by attending different events. 
  • There is the possibility for leadership within the Mathematics Department in some capacity and potentially Chair in the future.

Qualifications:
 
  • A masters' degree (preferred)
  • Experience teaching in independent schools
  • The interest, initiative, and energy to thrive in a lively and fast-paced academic community
  • A sense of humor, humility, and the ability to work as part of a team within one’s own division, as a member of the Math department and as an integral part of the faculty
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Lower School: 11052 Independence Avenue
Middle and Upper School: 20801 Rinaldi Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311  | 818.882.8121
Sierra Canyon School is a private, independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory school for students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12 located in Chatsworth, California. The highly cosmopolitan campus community is reflective of the Greater Los Angeles area and the world at large. Students are empowered to realize their greatest creative, ethical, intellectual and physical promise through small class sizes, a diverse student-teacher culture and a family-like environment.