Upper School Mathematics Teacher

North Shore Country Day School, a JK-12 independent school near Chicago, seeks a dynamic, full-time Upper School Mathematics teacher for the 2019-2020 Academic Year. While a bachelor’s degree is required, a master’s degree is preferred. North Shore is eager to consider applications from groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities.
 
We seek candidates with three or more years of experience, demonstrated passion and talent in engaging students in mathematics, and a commitment to working collaboratively as part of our Mathematics Department.
 
Ideal candidates will be believers and cultivators of the ‘growth mindset,’ excellent written and oral communicators, collaborative and valued colleagues, and life-long learners who are committed to ongoing professional development. We seek candidates who have invested in growing their intercultural competencies and whose teaching practice – inside and outside the classroom - reflect those competencies. Finally, because North Shore has a 1:1 program 6th-12th, candidates should be skilled integrators of 21st century technology into their teaching practice.
 
Candidates are asked to submit a cover letter specific to the role at North Shore Country Day School, a resume, a written statement detailing their philosophy/approach to their work, and a listing of professional references (it is helpful to know the context in which the reference worked with the candidate and have both email and phone contact information for each reference). All information should be submitted to electronically to careers@nscds.org
 
North Shore offers competitive salaries that are commensurate with experience. Additionally, North Shore provides an excellent employee benefits program, including health and retirement benefits, tuition support for children’s attendance at North Shore, and professional development funding to support summer study, attendance at conferences/workshops, travel, and advanced degree work. For more information about North Shore Country Day School and the opportunities available for members of our faculty, please go towww.nscds.org/careers. We are fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body.
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North Shore Country Day School is a junior kindergarten through 12th grade, college-preparatory school founded in Winnetka, Illinois in 1919.  With rigorous academic pursuit as the cornerstone, North Shore provides many opportunities for all students to excel – in the classroom and the laboratory, on the stage and the playing field, in their communities and beyond.

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