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The Spence SchoolMathematics TeacherFull-time position to begin August 2020 OverviewThe Spence School seeks a dynamic, passionate, growth-oriented mathematics teacher to join our innovative and highly collaborative department. This position represents an exciting opportunity to join a team engaged in the ongoing refinement of a rigorous, problem-centered approach whose foundation is the abiding belief that all students can solve complex problems. Responsibilities

  • Teach four sections of Middle School or Upper School Mathematics
  • Collaborate in teaching teams to design curriculum, assessments, and teaching methods
  • Participate in department-wide initiatives about issues of equity, pedagogy, and curriculum
  • Support students weekly in the math lab
  • Serve as Middle or Upper School advisor


  • Finds joy in working with children and in school life 
  • Approaches work with optimism, energy, kindness, and a sense of humor
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and skills engaging with and learning from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences
  • Supports Spence’s commitment to equity
  • Demonstrates pedagogical skill, an appreciation for the science and the craft of teaching, and love of mathematics as a discipline
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to problem-centered mathematics instruction
  • Regards collaboration as an essential component of professional growth and values working on a team
  • Enjoys a commitment that extends beyond the classroom, including contributions to the larger school community
  • Possesses a mathematics degree or equivalent experience
  • Has sustained experience teaching Middle or Upper School Mathematics

 Spence is committed to an equitable program and a diverse faculty and student body. We therefore actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds.  Applicants should email cover letter and resume as a single file in PDF format—please include the applicant’s name in the file name—to (no phone calls, please). 


Organization: The Spence School
New York
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Teacher / Instructor
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Academic position
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