Upper School Math, 2021-22
Episcopal School of Jacksonville’s approach to our balanced education (academics, fine arts,
athletics and spiritual development) is sustained by the expectation of excellence in all areas of
campus life. The school works to develop “leaders and doers of good,” as is stated in our
mission statement, created by our Founders in 1966. A liberal arts curriculum prepares the
college-bound student by focusing on effective communications, critical thinking, problem-
solving and technical skills in a learner-centered environment. The school, situated on 84 acres
on the St. Johns River, is a caring community with faculty who are outstanding in their field, all
who are dedicated to helping our students develop their creative talents, discover their passions
and deepen their faith and commitment to service for others.
The Episcopal School of Jacksonville is seeking applications for a full-time, Upper School
teaching position in the Mathematics Department, beginning in August 2021. A full-time faculty
member in the department should feel comfortable teaching any of the college preparatory
mathematics courses from Geometry to Calculus. Each upper school faculty member is
assigned a small group of students for academic advising. Additional duties may include, but
are not limited to, coaching an athletic team, supervising community service, or sponsoring a
club. Faculty are also responsible for communicating with parents as needed and through
conferences and comments at various points during the year.
•Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate field of study (i.e. Mathematics, Mathematics
Education, or field heavily dependent on applied mathematics) from a four-year college
or university, or post-graduate work in subject matter; advanced degree preferred.
• Teaching experience is preferred, but we will consider candidates new to teaching.
• Candidates should be able to teach all levels of high school mathematics.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Demonstrate classroom management skills with a focus on student-centered learning.
• Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communications skills.
• Demonstrate proficiency with educational software for the purposes of online teaching.
• Demonstrate a working knowledge of the Texas Instruments Graphing Calculator series.
• Demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with faculty, students and parents.
Episcopal is committed to a school culture that is safe and positive for all members of our
community. We work intentionally to create a community comprised of people who respect and
support each other. We recognize the value of diversity and we actively seek to welcome and
include under-represented groups. Episcopal strongly supports professional development and
training opportunities for faculty and staff, ensuring that best practices and innovative, learner-
centered teaching methods are continually incorporated into our pedagogy. The academic
environment is achievement-oriented with a standard of excellence. The school’s faculty display
outstanding academic backgrounds, exceptional character, and dedication to our approximately
900 students in grades 6-12. Episcopal does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender,
religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability in its hiring and employment
practices. The above information is not a completely comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities, or qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.