Fryeburg Academy, a 650-student day and boarding high school located in Western Maine/the Mount Washington Valley, seeks an innovative Mathematics teacher for Semester II of the 2023-24 school year. The start date for this position is January 2, 2024. This full-time position involves teaching five math classes: Algebra I, Algebra II and Finance. Additionally, all faculty members serve as an academic advisor for a group of 12-15 students.
Fryeburg Academy faculty have significant responsibilities connected with the school's boarding program. The Academy is therefore looking for individuals who enjoy working with high school students both in and out of the classroom and who wish, through commitment to a variety of roles, to strengthen its community.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the enthusiastic ability to work with students from a variety of backgrounds and cultures as well as with students with a diverse range of academic interests and skill levels. Candidates must be proficient in mathematical concepts, content, and skills. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and developed, varied strategies for teaching math.
Knowledge, Skills, Dispositions:
A strong belief in independent education, and particularly the mission of Fryeburg Academy
Ability to work with, encourage, and inspire students to seek continuous growth
Ability and desire to innovate in the classroom
Excellent communications skills, both oral and written
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively while maintaining high professional standards
A willingness to work with students of all backgrounds and abilities
Outstanding knowledge of subject matter
Understanding of how students learn and best pedagogical practices in mathematics
Experience tutoring, coaching, in a residential or camp setting, or as an activity advisor is a plus.
All Fryeburg Academy employees are subject to Maine Dept. of Education Criminal History Record Check
Fryeburg Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit the following documents in PDF format: application, letter of interest, résumé, college transcripts, and three references. Fryeburg Academy’s application can be accessed by either visiting the employment page of Fryeburg Academy’s website or by requesting one from the Business Office. Application documents can be emailed to Erin Wentworth, Human Resources Manager (email@example.com).
Fryeburg Academy is an independent secondary school that serves a widely diverse population of local day students and boarding students from across the nation and around the world. The Academy believes that a strong school community provides the best conditions for learning and growth. Therefore, we strive to create a supportive school environment that promotes respect, tolerance, and cooperation, and prepares students for responsible citizenship. Within this context, the Academy’s challenging and comprehensive academic program, enriched by a varied co-curriculum, provides the knowledge and skills necessary for success in higher education and the workplace.