Mathematics Instructor at LSMSA
Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA)
LSMSA seeks applicants for Mathematics Instructor (Employment Beginning August 2018).
The Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts, a selective admissions, residential high school for Louisiana’s gifted and high-achieving students, seeks to fill a mathematics teaching position beginning in August 2018. The ideal candidate will cultivate exceptional high school talent by teaching courses from College Algebra through Calculus III, supporting students in competitions, mentoring student independent research, and teaching advanced and elective courses (pure or applied) in the candidate's areas of interest. Advanced and elective courses currently being taught include DiffEQ, Linear Algebra, Topology, Modern Algebra, Chaos Theory, Graph Theory, Probability and Statistics, and Vector Calculus.
Qualifications include a Master’s degree in Mathematics, previous teaching experience, and an interest in working with bright young people. Other duties include academic advising, sponsoring, chaperoning, or assisting in extra-curricular and student social activities outside the normal school day.
LSMSA is publicly funded as a state agency and is tuition free. The highly selective admissions process is open to all rising 10th and 11th grade students in Louisiana. On average, students enroll from 70% of the state's parishes (counties). Founded in 1983, LSMSA is located in Historic Natchitoches. The school is adjacent to Northwestern State University; faculty and students have access to the university library and many other facilities and programs. More information about the school can be found at www.lsmsa.edu.
This full-time position includes all benefits of state employment.
The qualified candidate must hold a Master’s degree in Mathematics or a related field along with evidence of two years teaching experience and/or professional activity.
Additional graduate coursework in computer science, business, and/ or engineering with five or more years of teaching experience.