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High School Math Teacher - Fall 2023

Maine Coast Waldorf School

Freeport, ME, USA

Full time

High School

Dec 21

Full-Time High School Math teacher beginning Fall 2023

Posted until filled

This position will focus on teaching math courses in the high school, including Pre-Calculus, Calculus, and other upper level math classes (some science classes are a possibility).

The successful candidate would be a caring, energetic person who is a collaborative team member and is well-versed in contemporary math methods. They will need to communicate effectively while demonstrating a flexible mindset. The ideal candidate will be a reflective teacher who advocates for his/her/their own needs and student’s needs, uses effective classroom management techniques, creates a positive class environment favorable to learning and personal growth, and uses formative and summative assessments to guide instruction. 

This candidate should have experience making learning transparent for students, with knowledge of how to differentiate for a variety of student abilities, including international students. Experience contributing to a positive school climate and the ability to establish rapport and regular communication with parents is a must. 

Required Skills:

  • A deep understanding and appreciation for adolescents.
  • Knowledge of content, and the ability to learn new material quickly.
  • The ability to form and maintain positive relationships with all constituents: students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • An interest in incorporating Waldorf principles into their teaching.

Required Qualification:

A Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field, mathematics strongly preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Five years of related professional experience.
  2. A Master’s degree in mathematics or a related field.
  3. Waldorf High School Certification.
  4. If an otherwise well qualified applicant does not have Waldorf High School Certification, the applicant should be interested in deepening their understanding of Waldorf education through continued professional development.

Candidates with many years of experience teaching higher-level high school mathematics courses who are not familiar with Waldorf education are encouraged to apply or reach out with questions. 

Compensation: Salary begins at $47,230 with increases for a Master’s degree and full-time teaching experience. Benefits include 80% tuition remission, health and dental insurance, short term disability, and a retirement option through TIAA. 

To Apply: Please send a letter of introduction, your resume, a brief biography, and three letters of recommendation to David Eichler, Pedagogical Director, at  jobs@mainecoastwaldorf.org.

About Maine Coast Waldorf School: Founded in 1984, Maine Coast Waldorf School serves over 260 children from parent/toddler through high school. Our campus is about a mile from the center of Freeport, Maine. Maine Coast Waldorf School is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA).

Maine Coast Waldorf School is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of our faculty and staff. We actively seek systemically excluded communities in our applicant pool, including but not limited to BIPOC and/or LGBTQIAP2+ candidates.

Maine Coast Waldorf School strives to promote social justice. We are committed to affirming people of all religions, spiritual values, countries of origin, immigration statuses, races, genders, abilities, identities, and sexual orientations. MCWS is a multicultural, pluralistic community; we embrace diversity as a core strength of our community and seek to make our curriculum and policies as inclusive as possible. MCWS does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation and national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational programs, hiring, self-government, admissions, financial aid and all other school-related activities, and emphatically rejects discrimination in all its forms.

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