Job ID: 162451425

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
3 - 5 years
Job Description

Job Summary:

High School Math (IB Math:  11th – 12th grades – combination of HL/SL)

Salary: Commensurate with experience.  Benefits package includes health, dental, vision and 403B

Location:  Sedona, AZ USA

Employer: Verde Valley School

Type: IB Boarding School

Category:  Math

Education Level: Bachelors or Masters in a related discipline


Employer Information:

Verde Valley School is a small (120 students), independent boarding and day school serving grades 9 – 12.  We are in International Baccalaureate World School, and our student body is 50% international.  Our guiding principles include academic excellence, intercultural understanding, environmental stewardship, physical labor and service to others.  Please visit our web site for more information.


Job Description:

Verde Valley School seeks a skilled and enthusiastic high school math teacher to teach IB Math (Topics include but are not limited to: algebra, functions and equations, circular functions and trigonometry, vectors, statistics and probability, and calculus) and one additional course to be determined.  All courses are taught with an inquiry-based approach with the teacher guiding students to question, explore, collect and analyze data.  The IB Math course is a two-year course that culminates with the completion of IB assessments in the senior year. 


The ideal candidate is someone who loves engaging adolescents of all abilities in the study of math and is ready to fully immerse in all facets of boarding school life on our rustic desert campus.  In addition to classroom teaching, each faculty member supervises students one evening per week, one weekend per month, and twice each week for campus work jobs. Each faculty member leads one extracurricular activity or sport twice each week and is responsible for advising 4-5 students.  Most faculty members lead a 2-week wilderness & service trip throughout the Southwest each November. Meals in our dining hall are provided.  On-campus housing may be available, space-permitting.


Preference is given to candidates who have:

  • IB or pre-IB program experience
  • Experience teaching high level high school math using an inquiry-based approach
  • Experience working in a residential setting
  • Experience and enthusiasm for living and teaching in diverse communities
  • Experience teaching non-native English speakers
  • Experience coaching and/or leading outdoor activities


This position begins August 1, 2018.



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