Math Teacher Leader – #170475

Cullowhee, North Carolina, United States

Job description

Successful applicants will join the Western Carolina University Catamount School team, a newly commissioned lab school that opened in August, 2017. Successful candidates will be expected to teach math to sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students enrolled in the school, as well as provide leadership in teacher education.

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidates should possess a Master’s degree in education from an accredited institution; North Carolina licensure in middle grades math, and have a minimum of three years of successful public school instructional experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with a graduate degree in elementary or middle grades education, mathematics, math education, and/or National Board Certification. The candidate will be expected to teach and supervise interns and will share program responsibilities and provide service. Consistent participation in all aspects of The Catamount School is expected. Applicants should provide evidence of experiences or the potential to: work collaboratively and across disciplines, contribute to the university’s multicultural and diversity goals, and successful collaboration with in-service teachers in public school settings. Interest and experience in teaching in technology rich and flexible environments is a plus.

How to apply

Apply online

1. A cover letter describing how the applicant’s professional qualifications relate to the position and how the applicant can contribute to the mission, core values and goals of the Catamount School.

2. A current and complete curriculum vita.

3. Unofficial copies of transcripts of undergraduate and graduate degree programs completed.

4. Names, addresses (including titles and institutions), telephone numbers, and email addresses of at

least five (5) references.

OPTIONAL Attachment: 5. Other supporting materials relevant to the candidate’s scholarship and teaching.

Inquiries can be directed to: Dr. Holly Pinter, Search Committee Chair, email:

All new employees are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment.

Thank you for your interest in this position. Application materials sent by postal mail or e-mail cannot be accepted.

WCU was founded in 1889 to bring higher education and career opportunities to the western region of North Carolina. A member of the University of North Carolina system, WCU now provides an education to more than 9,000 students from 38 states and 32 countries.