Lake Forest Academy is seeking an Instructor of Mathematics and Computer Science to begin in the fall of 2018. This position will teach both traditional mathematics classes as well as support the school’s growing Computer Science program. Additionally, this position will also coach two seasons of sports in the co-curricular afternoon program. Faculty members who live on the campus also have weeknight and weekend residential duties, and all faculty serve as Advisors to a small group of students.
General overview of responsibilities:
Teach assigned four sections of Mathematics and/or Computer Science
Writing formal comments on students four times per year and informal progress reports four times per year.
Meeting with parents, as needed
Maintaining a Professional Growth Plan in consultation with the department chair
Coaching two seasons of co-curricular athletics, or the equivalent
Fulfilling weeknight (once a week) and weekend (8) residential duties
Serving as an Advisor to a small group of students
Serving on committees and task forces, as needed
The required characteristics and/or skills of this position are:
Supports and acts in accordance with LFA’s mission and values
Upholds LFA standards of professional courtesy, punctuality, discretion and confidentiality
Demonstrates appropriate planning and preparation for instruction
Develops and maintains a classroom atmosphere that inspires learning and fosters respect for all students
Supports departmental goals and colleagues
Eagerness to get involved in a boarding school community
Lake Forest Academy offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes full medical and dental coverage, retirement benefit, and other benefits. Final salary will be commensurate with the experience and expertise of the final appointed candidate.
Limitations and Disclaimer:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Employment at Lake Forest Academy is "at-will," which mean either you or Lake Forest Academy may terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason without prior notice.
In accordance with Lake Forest Academy’s policies and state and federal law, receipt of this position is contingent upon the individual’s successful completion of all requirements to establish the legal right to work in the United States, as well as a background check. In the event Lake Forest Academy has not received a complete background check prior to the first day of employment, employment will be on a temporary basis until such results are successfully completed.
Lake Forest Academy is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. This means Lake Forest Academy will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, religion, color, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, transitioned, transitioning or perceived to be transitioning), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality), marital status, domestic partner status, pregnancy and breastfeeding, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, military and veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.
Lake Forest Academy reasonably accommodates employees and/or applicants with disabilities, provided the individual is otherwise qualified to perform the essential functions of the job. If you believe that you need a reasonable accommodation, you must inform Lake Forest Academy’s Director of Business Services & Human Resources.
Founded in 1857, Lake Forest Academy is a coed, boarding school serving 430 academically bright and motivated students in grades 9 to 12 from across the globe. The Academy offers a rigorous curriculum focused on academic excellence and characterized by small classes and close faculty/student interaction. The school's mission of educational excellence is founded on the four pillars of character, scholarship, citizenship, and responsibility. The LFA community places students at the center of their own learning and provides the support needed to develop confidence and strong values. Please visit our website http://www.lfanet.org/ for more information about us.
Required experience and/or education:
Bachelor's degree or higher
Experience within independent schools is preferred but not required
Expertise teaching a broad range of mathematics courses from Algebra 1 through Calculus
Proficiency in teaching both introductory and AP level computer science courses
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Founded in 1857, Lake Forest Academy is a coed, boarding school serving 430 academically bright and motivated students in grades 9 to 12 from across the globe. The Academy offers a rigorous curriculum focused on academic excellence and characterized by small classes and close faculty/student interaction. The school's mission of educational excellence is founded on t...he four pillars of character, scholarship, citizenship, and responsibility. The LFA community places students at the center of their own learning and provides the support needed to develop confidence and strong values. Lake Forest Academy is committed to hiring a culturally diverse faculty committed to working with our diverse student body. Lake Forest Academy enforces a policy of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination.