Open positions

Math-M-Addicts (MMA) is seeking Head Teachers and Teachers for its Saturday math enrichment program in NYC. Teachers instruct small groups of students, grades 6-12, using the teaching methods and curriculum developed by MMA’s founders. The program aims to provide insight into advanced-level math.

Responsibilities

      Head Teacher:  

  • Assess students and choose appropriate problems from MMA curriculum
  • Lead discussions on different approaches to solving problems
  • Provide feedback to students on homework
  • Teach critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Teach proof-writing skills
  • Teach communication and presentation skills
  • Meet with MMA founders to review course materials

      Teacher:

  • Assist the Head Teacher in leading classes
  • Help maintain student engagement by assisting in discussions 
  • Give Head Teacher feedback on which students may need extra help
  • Work with students individually and in small groups
  • Assume Head Teacher responsibilities in his/her absence
  • Meet with MMA founders to review course materials

Qualifications

  • A degree in math, science, or engineering
  • Fluency in areas such as combinatorics, number theory, the pigeon-hole principle, graphs, mathematical induction, geometry, and game theory
  • Experience with a math circle or math team is a plus
  • Experience teaching in a collaborative environment is a plus

How to Apply

Submit a resume and cover letter to careers@mathmaddicts.com. Include in your cover letter information about your math background which you feel will help us determine the student Group level best matched to your experience.

References and an in-person sample presentation of a topic of your choice may be requested. Possible presentation topics are: Pascal’s Triangle, Fermat’s Little Theorem, and Mathematical Induction.

Math-M-Addicts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Last modified: Monday, 16 March 2015, 8:18 PM