Position: Form I Math Teacher
☒ Designated Onsite
☐ Telework Eligible
From the top of Mount St. Alban, St. Albans School looks up to the Washington National Cathedral and out to the United States Capitol. Our location serves as an embodiment and constant reminder of the School’s motto: Pro Ecclesia et Pro Patria, for Church and Country. The School was established in 1909 by the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation. Our mission is to prepare boys in grades 4 through 12 to develop and use their spiritual, intellectual, artistic, and physical gifts not for themselves alone, but in service of the greater community. As an Episcopal school, we welcome and embrace boys of all faiths and backgrounds to this caring community that learns, prays, plays, sings, and eats together. We are committed to a diversity among students, faculty, and staff that shapes and enriches our shared experiences.
As part of the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation (PECF), St. Albans, the Cathedral, the National Cathedral School, and Beauvoir benefit from strong ties and collaboration.
St. Albans School of Washington, D.C., is seeking a Form I (seventh grade) math instructor to begin in Fall 2022. The position involves teaching four sections of seventh-grade pre-Algebra, courses designed to explore the properties of numbers and the use of algebraic expressions and equations, among other topics. Strong candidates will exhibit an ability to teach with imagination and vigor; an appreciation of the creative nature of math; an inclination to favor the learning process over performance; the capacity to develop in students strong critical thinking and analytical abilities; strong organizational and classroom management skills; an appreciation of adolescent boys; an interest in collaborating with other Lower School and math department faculty; and a willingness to be an active member of the school community. Other duties may include advising, coaching, or supervising other afternoon activities. A bachelor’s degree in mathematics or related fields and classroom experience is required; an advanced degree in math is preferred.
Strong candidates will exhibit:
- an ability to teach with imagination and vigor;
- the capacity to develop in students strong critical thinking and analytical skills;
- strong organizational abilities and professionalism;
- and a strong interest in collaborating with Math Department faculty.
- Other duties may include coaching or supervising other afternoon activities.
The teacher-coach model has long been a trademark of the St. Albans School experience and strong preference will be given to applicants that bring expertise to our athletics program or other extensive extracurricular offerings.
Experience: Classroom experience required.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in a mathematics-related field required, an advanced degree in mathematics preferred.
This position requires an individual with the following characteristics:
- Commitment to St. Albans School’s values;
- Good character, kindness, and an open heart and mind;
- Integrity and honesty, with the highest ethical standards to choose the hard right over the easy wrong.
How to Apply
St. Albans School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any boosters recommended and available to the general public, absent eligibility for medical or religious exemptions.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
St. Albans seeks qualified individuals who are committed to fostering the academic, spiritual, athletic, and artistic growth of every student. St. Albans is committed to creating and maintaining a community that celebrates a diversity of voices and perspectives and fosters respect for everyone.
St. Albans School welcomes and values individuals from all backgrounds. Such diversity is essential to a community of learning and growth. In nurturing the hearts, minds, and bodies of its students, St. Albans prepares boys for fulfilling lives of responsibility, leadership, and service to others.
St. Albans is an equal opportunity employer. We select and promote employees based on qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status.