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Math Instructor

Company: Art of Problem Solving
Location: Princeton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Art of Problem Solving (AoPS) develops educational opportunities for many of the most eager students in the world. Since 2003, we have trained tens of thousands of the country's top students, including nearly all the members of the US International Math Olympiad team, through our online school, learning centers, textbooks, and online learning systems. Over the years, our international online community of advanced problem solvers has grown to over 700,000 members. While our primary focus has been math for most of our history, we have started expanding into new subjects, such as language arts, science, and computer science.The AoPS Academy in Princeton, NJ is hiring part-time Math Instructors for the 2021-2022 academic year. We are looking for outstanding instructors experienced in teaching elementary, middle, or high school advanced math.This position requires a minimum initial commitment of 3 hours per week (for teaching one course). Each course meets once per week for 1 hour 45 minutes. Please note that AoPS Academy is an afterschool program with classes in the evenings and on weekends. Visit our Course Catalog to see class offerings.NOTE: This will be an in-person position at our Princeton campus location. AoPS is strictly following CDC guidelines for a safe reopening. All employees are required to wear a mask while on campus, including during teaching.Job Duties:Our teachers contribute greatly to the success of our students and are an integral part of our Academy family. This may be a great fit for you if you enjoy building relationships with talented students in a small classroom setting and making a direct impact on how they learn and approach mathematics. We are seeking dynamic, enthusiastic teachers with a strong math background and diverse teaching experience.

  • Teach the AoPS curriculum in dynamic, participation-oriented classes that focus on instruction and developing skills, not on rote memorization.
  • Actively engage students in the course material throughout each class.
  • Expertly manage a classroom of 12-16 students maximum.
  • Dedicate some time before & after each class for preparation and debriefing.
  • (Optional with extra pay) Grade students' work and potentially substitute for classes.Benefits:
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • 401K retirement plan with company matchRequirements:
      • Bachelor's degree in a STEM-related field required. Master's/PhD is preferred.
      • Experience working with advanced students, particularly grades 2-12, is preferred.
      • Must be available during weekday afterschool hours or on weekends.
      • Candidates must be located in Princeton or the greater area and must be able to commute to our campus.Please note that in order to be considered for this position you must be legally authorized to work in the US. We are unable to offer sponsorship.We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Keywords: Art of Problem Solving, Trenton , Math Instructor, Education / Teaching , Princeton, New Jersey

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