Hopkins School, an independent, co-educational, college preparatory day school in New Haven, Connecticut with about 715 students in grades 7-12, is seeking a full-time Math Department Chair. Now celebrating its 360th year, Hopkins is a community of civility and learning, one that educates students from diverse backgrounds to a full measure of their talents and humanity.
A successful Math Department Chair at Hopkins School will effectively lead and professionally support approximately 20 faculty members. The Math Department Chair will work closely with teachers and other administrators to oversee curriculum development, instructional leadership, and professional development within the math subject area.
Responsibilities will include:
• Support and contribute to the goals and mission of the School.
• Support the professional development, success, and goals of the members of the Math Department.
• Teach two sections of math at the appropriate and needed levels.
• Report to and collaborate with the administration on matters of math teacher recruitment, hiring, and career development.
• Collaborate with the administration regarding math instruction and teacher improvement plans.
• Represent the department as a productive member of the Academic Policy Committee.
• Plan and facilitate department meetings about once per month.
• Work with the Professional Development Committee and other administrators to develop and implement high-quality professional development in the math department.
• Oversee the math course placement process.
• Coordinate coverage for both short-term and long-term math teacher absences.
• Work closely with other administrators to plan appropriate course teaching assignments for all math department members.
• Manage the departmental budget and order instructional supplies.
• Perform other duties as assigned from time to time by the Head of School.
Full-time faculty members are expected to serve as an adviser for a group of 6-8 students in one grade; attend grade-level adviser and faculty meetings; maintain verbal and written professional contact with students, colleagues and families; serve on a faculty committee; chaperone after-school student events; and participate in the broader life of the School.
Send a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three references or three reference letters, and transcript(s) to:
A. Joel D’Angelo Ph. D.
Dean of Faculty
Hopkins School believes that all persons are entitled to equal opportunity for employment and strictly prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital or civil union status, sexual orientation and/or other protected classes. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training.