Website St. Benedict Classical Academy Natick, Massachusetts
Mathematics Lead Teacher Job Posting
(Both part- and full-time candidates will be considered for this position.)
St. Benedict Classical Academy – a Catholic, classical, character-focused elementary school serving children in grades pre-K through 7 – is seeking a qualified, experienced Mathematics Lead Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.
Founded in 2013 as a parent-led initiative to provide an authentically Catholic education for their children, SBCA originally served students in grades K-6. In 2018, the school opened its Montessori-inspired early learning program. In the 2024-2025 school year, the school will launch its inaugural seventh-grade class, with the expectation of opening an eighth grade class in 2025. We are also preparing a move to our permanent campus in our beautiful new school building, slated to open in August 2024. This is an exciting time to join the SBCA team!
The Mathematics Lead Teacher will play a foundational role in establishing our middle-school mathematics program, as well as overseeing the scope and sequence of the full mathematics curriculum for grades K-8. This person ideally has prior teaching and curriculum experience and demonstrates exceptional organizational and communication skills. He or she will be enthusiastic about our Christ-centered mission and prepared to inspire students with wonder, awe, and joy in their study of how mathematics reveals the beautiful harmony imbued into creation by our Creator.
This unique opportunity is calling those searching for a new professional home where they can unite their love for their faith with the study of mathematics, their dedication to students and families, and their commitment to the craft of teaching.
The Mathematics Lead Teacher will:
- Teach a seventh-grade mathematics course, utilizing the think!Mathematics Singapore Math curriculum and/or the Math in Focus Singapore Math curriculum, for one 45-minute section per day.
- Teach an accelerated seventh-grade mathematics course, utilizing the Art of Problem Solving Mathematics Curriculum, for one 45-minute section per day.
- Evaluate middle-school students for placement in accelerated coursework in mathematics.
- Provide mathematics intervention and enrichment opportunities for middle-school students.
- Communicate effectively with parents regarding the mathematics curriculum and student progress.
- Assist the Head of School and the Director of Curriculum in leading the faculty in researching, reviewing, and evaluating the mathematics curriculum at SBCA.
- In consultation with the Director of Curriculum and with the faculty, prepare summer mathematics assignments.
- Assist the Director of Curriculum in coordinating and/or leading professional development in mathematics instruction for the faculty.
- Assist the Director of Curriculum in reviewing the student body’s annual CTP scores in quantitative reasoning and mathematics and developing data-driven action plans for curriculum and instruction.
- Participate in admissions events (e.g., Open Houses) as required.
- Attend faculty meetings, retreats, and professional development sessions as required.
- Assist in co-curricular activities (e.g., student clubs, advisory program, Benedictine Guild, House System, etc.) as needed and desired.
The ideal candidate will have:
- A strong commitment to our school’s mission and the Catholic faith.
- A deep and meaningful love of working with elementary and middle-school children and their primary educators, their parents.
- Enthusiasm for and familiarity with Catholic classical/liberal arts pedagogy, including an understanding of how mathematics intersects with the humanities and enriches our Catholic faith.
- A love for the study of mathematics.
- Familiarity with the Singapore Mathematics curriculum.
- The ability to prepare lessons integrating instructional practices such as narration, Socratic questioning, and seminar discussions that create a sense of wonder and attentiveness to all that is true, good, and beautiful.
- The ability to create a joyful, welcoming, and orderly classroom environment where clear behavioral expectations are instilled and virtue is upheld.
- A positive outlook, a good sense of humor, and an ability to flexibly and creatively participate in the development of the school’s middle-school program.
- The ability to model for students a life committed to Christian discipleship, virtue, and a love of learning.
- A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field by the time of employment.
Faculty at SBCA are required to sign a Statement of Faith. They are also required to submit to background screening as well as complete required safe environment and mandated reporter training.
Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with education and experience.
SBCA attracts families from nearly forty towns in Greater Boston, all of whom partner fully with their children’s exceptional teachers in forming students to become the saints they are called to be. As we look forward and plan for our twelfth year, we look back on more than a decade of sustained growth and vibrancy. Enrollment, faculty, staff, administration and even our physical footprint have all quadrupled in size over this period of time. Our tight-knit, friendly, and engaged faculty have moved to the area from across the nation to join us in building a school for the Lord’s service, which acts as a beacon of hope and joy in the Greater Boston education and Catholic communities.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and curriculum vitae to the Headmaster, Mr. Jay Boren, at email@example.com.
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