Job Details

Upper School Math Teacher

Catlin Gabel School, Portland, OR

Job - Education

Close Date: 04/01/2019

At Catlin Gabel School, we have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work as educators. We pride ourselves on being a warm and welcoming community, and we know our school's success is due in large part to the hard work and dedication of our passionate employees.

Catlin Gabel's dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in our curriculum and in our mission. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different. Applications are welcome from anyone and everyone.


Department: UPPER SCHOOL

FTE: 1.0 (Exempt)


This full-time teacher is responsible for teaching four high school mathematics classes per year. In addition to daily responsibilities, Upper School teachers are expected to participate in, and lead activities that include but are not limited to extra-curricular, experiential, and community service learning across grade levels.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated use of a variety of teaching methods to support different learning styles and have experience teaching the whole spectrum of courses from algebra through the second year of calculus, including advanced statistics. The candidate will need to understand the conceptual links between mathematical subjects. Complementing these skills should be a desire to teach students who encompass a range of academic abilities and an excitement about helping students build self-confidence through successful exploration and discovery. In order to do so, this candidate should have experience with project-based learning and be well-versed in current technology to support mathematical learning, including, but not limited to, online tools, software applications, smartboards, and graphing calculators.

Catlin Gabel is a community where relationships are pivotal to learning. As such, the personal qualities of this candidate are vital. These include being a supportive, engaged, and flexible role model who demonstrates the qualities of a life-long learner, a sense of humor, and an infectious enthusiasm for working with high school students. This teacher must be able to work effectively with others in a spirit of collegiality. Ideally, this individual would have some interest in becoming a leader in this department by advising and assisting students with various math-related clubs and activities and the Upper School.


BA in mathematics.
At least two years demonstrated effective teaching experience (preferably in a high school setting)
Experience in curriculum development a plus.
Teaching background and demonstrated experience with adolescents.
Use of internet, e-mail, and other appropriate technology applications.
Willingness to sponsor an activity, club, or coach is highly desirable.
Understanding and experience with student-centered teaching, project-based learning, and performance- based assessment.

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