About Girls Preparatory School
The mission of Girls Preparatory School (GPS) is to inspire each girl to lead a life of integrity and purpose by engaging her mind, cultivating her strengths, and nurturing her self-confidence and respect for others. Currently, 130 faculty and staff serve approximately 520 girls in grades 6-12 with a college preparatory curriculum that includes a full complement of courses in the humanities, STEM, the arts, and more, as well as a rich and varied co-curricular program.
GPS prioritizes healthy connections and relationships, fostering a culture where each girl is known, heard, and empowered to use her voice. This culture of acceptance and belonging nurtures and lifts her up in mind, body, and spirit so that she can find her place and discover her potential with confidence and joy for dynamic engagement in a rapidly changing world.
Faculty support each student in a learner-centered and collaborative culture that is aligned with our mission, vision, and values. Furthermore, faculty and staff are expected to understand and embody our tenets of excellence.
Teaching Position Summary
Girls Preparatory School seeks an instructor who is excited about teaching mathematics at a girls’ school through a learner-centered lens. Our faculty strives to create personalized class environments that are responsive to girls’ academic and individual needs. Being a teacher at GPS means working in an inclusive team setting where shared ideas and constructive feedback are the fabric of our faculty culture. We seek a math teacher whose daily instructional plans and broader curricular design are authentic, equitable, competency-based, and reflective of 21st-century learning best practices. Through high engagement, interdisciplinary connections, and learning activities that build critical thinking and problem-solving in students, the teacher in this role will offer a vibrant and relational experience for GPS students.
Teaching Duties and Responsibilities
As a member of the STEM Department, the ideal candidate will possess an openness to embracing our evolving, cross-curricular departmental visions and ideas.
Reporting to the Division Head(s) and the STEM Department Chair, the person in this role will:
- Teach classes in mathematics using a learner-centered approach. Exact teaching assignments shift from year to year based on school needs and faculty interest, but are likely to include levels from geometry to financial algebra & statistics;
- Design and maintain a classroom environment that supports girls’ academic and personal growth;
- Plan, develop, and execute lessons that reflect our broader curriculum and adapt to the needs of students as they progress;
- Establish effective rapport with students within a supportive and equitable classroom culture;
- Implement a variety of learner-centered pedagogical approaches to instruction and assessment;
- Evaluate and communicate student progress;
- Demonstrate knowledge of best practices in differentiated instruction;
- Collaborate with learning support specialists in order to meet the needs of students with learning differences;
- Serve as an advisor to a group of 10-12 students;
- Contribute to school life by sponsoring a club, offering an after-school activity, coaching, or some other method based on faculty interest;
- Attend and participate in departmental and conference meetings, committing to professional development and the professional life of the faculty; and
- Use outstanding and varied written and verbal communication skills to partner with students, families, and colleagues.
- Bachelor’s degree in mathematics or related fields required
- Master’s degree in a relevant discipline preferred
- At least two years of mathematics teaching experience at the middle/high school or college level preferred
- Girls Preparatory School is committed to employing only individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States.
It is the School’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, or disability or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. It is the intent and resolve of the School to comply with the letter and the spirit of the law in the implementation of all facets of equal opportunity. The School’s equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.
All employees are responsible for complying with the School's equal employment opportunity policy.