The Quad Preparatory School

Upper School Mathematics Teacher (Leave Replacement)

Updated: November 29, 2022


Classification: Exempt 

Reports to: Math Department Chair

Salary Range:  $60,000-$75,000


At Quad Prep, we are on a mission — to transform the lives of neurodiverse, twice-exceptional people by redefining the experience of school. Through the collective, collaborative, and empathic work of our teachers and clinicians, we are empowering our students to engage with the exciting and wonderful diversity of this world. 

As we enter our 10th year, we are excited to welcome fellow innovators and collaborative colleagues to our team to be a part of this inspiring and impactful mission. We are eager to create challenging and engaging learning experiences for our students, to seek diverse perspectives, and to work together to continuously refine and redefine best practices in neurodiverse education. The Quad Preparatory School actively seeks to advance diversity through its programs and hiring.


Why work at Quad Prep?


  • COMMUNITY: We are committed to building a joyful and inclusive culture where everybody is celebrated for who they are.   

  • COLLEAGUES: Our colleagues are inspiring, consummate innovators and are at their happiest collaborating to create personalized solutions for each student.  

  • STUDENTS We guarantee that you will learn something eye-opening every single day from our students — and have a lot of joy and laughter along the way!

  • DEEP PROFESSIONAL LEARNING: Quad Prep supports mission-driven educators and clinicians to grow their professional skills and influence in the neurodiversity educational space. Close collaboration with colleagues, coaching from supportive leaders, and thoughtful, in-depth professional learning programs keep us growing.

  • GENEROUS AND COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS

    • Health: Medical, Dental, Vision

    • Student Loan repayment 

    • Retirement Plan contribution

    • Group Life Plan

    • Disability Insurance

    • Generous Parental Leave

  • WORK LIFE BALANCE:  We provide generous PTO and preparation periods so that you can live the life you wish for — inside and outside of our school. 

  • PROTECTED TIME * NEW FOR 22–23:  We provide coverage to allow you to learn from one another, participate in one of our special PD programs, conduct original research, develop special projects, and participate in our initiatives to create the culture YOU want to work in.  

  • EXTRAS

You can build a private practice or tutor onsite during after school hours at low-cost reduced rates, available only to our Quad Prep staff.


Who We Are

(If Quad Prep is for you, you'll read what's below and feel, "That's me!")

At Quad Prep, we are guided by values that we hold dear and we have developed an innovative set of practices to meet our mission. We are:


Groundbreaking: We ignite our students’ talents and are passionate about their futures. You are:

  • Passionate about our work and our mission

  • Creative and excited about reaching each and every learner in new ways

  • Excited to help create new, evidence-based best practices in this rapidly evolving field

  • Able to set high expectations of both students and yourself and discover ways to meet them

 

Collaborative:  We function with an exceedingly deep degree of collaboration. You:

  • Communicate effectively with colleagues

  • Seek to understand yourself and others in order to welcome new perspectives 

  • Are generous of spirit and willing to give and receive feedback and input freely

  • Are kind, welcoming, and inclusive


Trustworthy:  We are steadfast and are accountable to our students and each other. You:

  • Can be counted on to do what you say you will do

  • Have a high level of ownership for personal and team results

  • Can purposefully develop skills to find success in your work and our learning community

  • Ask for support when you need it

  • Project an unflappable, firm, and kind presence to our students


Constantly Learning and Growing:  We value continued growth and learning. You:

  • Seek opportunities to learn and grow in your professional practice

  • Support colleagues by sharing best practices and nurturing their learning

  • Help the organization grow and improve by developing and sharing new ideas and approaches


Resourceful:  At Quad Prep, we dig deep to meet our mission. You: 

  • Are highly effective and dedicated 

  • Show initiative

  • Display good judgment and sensibility

  • Excellent at supporting students inside and outside theoom


Flexible:  At Quad Prep, we never give up on each other and are driven by the ethos of “not if, but how.”   You are:

  • Open to new ideas

  • Nimble in fluid, changing environments

  • Excited by growth, change, and innovation


The Quad Preparatory School is looking for a leave replacement for an Upper School mathematics teacher who is able to teach grades 8-12, specifically grade 6 for the 2022-23 school year. The position is from January 2,  2022 - June 24, 2023. The ideal candidates will be able to teach a wide range of middle and high school mathematics courses. Teachers will provide academic instruction and social-emotional support to students in collaboration with our clinicians. Our classrooms consist of no more than ten students, and some classes are taught one-to-one or in dyads. 


Teachers have the opportunity to receive mentorship, coaching, and support from the clinicians as well as academic administrators. A benefit of this position is the amount of professional development one will obtain in working with twice-exceptional youth and in being mentored by veteran special education teachers, academic administrators, and clinicians. 


Work Environment: 

This job operates in a school setting. School is located on the 4th floor of the building. This role requires regular walking to various locations around the school. 


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and listen. This position is active and involves continuous standing, walking, and climbing stairs. The employee must be able to lift and/or move items above or around 100 pounds. Typing is required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: 

This is a full-time exempt position in an educational facility which is open eight hours a day. Teachers and Clinicians work ten months out of the year according to the academic calendar (late August to late June). Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required. In general, though, hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. 


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in special education, general education or mathematics.

  • Minimum one year paid experience teaching middle or high school students.


Preferred Education and Experience: 

  • At least three years experience as a full-time high school mathematics teacher.

  • Master’s degree in mathematics education, mathematics, or a related field.

  • Special education training, including training in the areas of gifted education and twice-exceptional youth.

  • Secondary Mathematics and/or Special Education teaching credential.

  • Experience teaching twice-exceptional youth.



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***Note that all employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Medical and Religious Exemptions may be provided.***


AAP/EEO Statement: The Quad Preparatory School is based on an inclusive philosophy that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, familial status, citizenship, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected by law in its hiring procedures and policies.