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Math Teacher

Teach math to motivated students at AoPS Academy!

Who we are: At Art of Problem Solving (AoPS), we are training the intellectual leaders of the next generation. We help motivated students in grades 2 - 12 develop the problem-solving skills they need to confidently tackle challenging math problems. Students learn in different ways, so we offer resources in a variety of different formats, including books, online classes, and in-person learning centers (Academies).

Who you are: A dynamic, enthusiastic teacher with a strong math background and diverse teaching experience. You enjoy building relationships with talented students in a small classroom setting and making a direct impact on how they learn and approach mathematics.

  • NOTE: Please ONLY apply if you are currently located in the Greater South Bay area. This position is temporarily remote due to COVID-19, but will resume in-person classes once the campus reopens. If you are looking for Remote-Only teaching opportunities, please visit our Virtual Campus openings on our website (more info at the bottom).

About the Role:

  • We are currently hiring teachers for our elementary, middle, and high school courses offered for the upcoming academic year (Fall/Spring).
  • Courses meet once per week for 1 hr 45 minutes. Salary is a flat rate of $120/class, including prep time. Teachers may take on 1-2 courses per academic year to start.
  • Weekday classes start in the late afternoon after 4:30pm PT. Weekend classes range throughout the day. Please check out the Course Schedule here to see the scheduled times of available classes: https://santaclara.aopsacademy.org/courses/schedule

Job Duties:

  • Teach the AoPS curriculum in dynamic, participation-oriented classes that focus on instruction and developing skills, not on rote memorization.
  • Actively engage advanced elementary, middle, and high school level students in the course material throughout each class. Understand how to manage a remote classroom while teaching online (temporary).
  • Thorough preparation, with some time spent before/after each class for planning and debriefing.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM-related field required. Master's/PhD is preferred.
  • Teaching or classroom management experience is strongly preferred.
  • Excited to teach and engage elementary, middle, and high school students.
  • Candidates must be located in the Santa Clara, CA area and are comfortable commuting to our campus once it is safe to go back.
  • Willingness to teach either online or in-person - Zoom or other video conferencing familiarity is preferred.

To apply:

Please submit your resume along with your application.

  • For Remote-Only part time teaching opportunities, please visit here: https://artofproblemsolving.com/company/part-time-positions
  • Do you live near one of our 9 other campus locations? (San Diego, Bellevue, Pleasanton, Frisco, Princeton, Vienna, Gaithersburg, Lexington, Morrisville) Please check out the AoPS Careers page and apply directly.

Salary:

$120 Per Class (including prep time)

Job Type: Part-time

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
All of our AoPS Academy locations are currently closed and teaching online. We will reopen when it is fully safe for our students and teachers to return to campus.

Experience:

  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Location:

  • Santa Clara, CA 95051 (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Application Question:

  • Please describe your teaching philosophy and highlight why you are interested in teaching at AoPS.

Work Location:

  • One location

Hours per week:

  • Less than 10

Company's website:

  • santaclara.aopsacademy.org

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

Please mention that you come from RemoteJobs when applying for this job.

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