Mathematics Instructor

Posted: 4 weeks29 days ago

Company/Organization: South Carolina Governor’s School for Science + Mathematics

Location: Hartsville, SC

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science + Mathematics (GSSM) seeks an exceptional mathematics instructor to teach advanced high school students. Candidates must have a Master’s degree, PhD preferred, in mathematics or a related field. 

Applicants should have experience teaching mathematics at the college or advanced high school level. Mathematics courses offered in our programs include Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Statistics, Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Number Theory, and Abstract Algebra. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach pre-calculus and¬ calculus regularly and should also be able to teach upper level math courses.

Successful teachers at GSSM have an understanding of gifted learners, an enthusiasm for teaching motivated and talented high school students, and knowledge of effective pedagogy.  Demonstrated desire to work collegially to create unique and innovative experiences for students within and outside the classroom is a must. Committee meetings, student activity advising, and occasional evening/weekend commitments are a regular part of faculty responsibilities.

Courses at GSSM are modeled on a college-like schedule and teaching environment. We offer courses to students in-person at our campus in Hartsville, SC as well as virtually to students across the state of South Carolina. The successful candidate will be expected to work from our campus in Hartsville, SC and should be prepared to teach both online and residential courses. Experience teaching in virtual or hybrid environments is a plus. A teaching certificate is not required.

This is a permanent, full-time (10-month) teaching position, with benefits provided through the State of South Carolina. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with credentials and experience.

To apply, please assemble, in a single pdf file, a letter of application, CV, teaching statement, and the South Carolina employment application available at www.scgssm.org/employment. Forward these materials to careers@gssm.k12.sc.us. Please include the word “Mathematics” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin on November 15.

About GSSM: GSSM is a public-school offering tuition-free classes to students across the state of South Carolina. Our residential program teaches 11th and 12th grade students at our location in Hartsville, SC and is recognized among the top public high schools in the nation. Our virtual programs teach synchronous courses to 10th, 11th, and 12th graders across the state of South Carolina. GSSM additionally offers nationally recognized outreach, research, and international programs.  
The school maintains a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio, and over 90% of faculty have PhDs in their field of instruction. For more information, visit www.scgssm.org.
GSSM does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability in admission, participation, or employment in its programs and activities. GSSM is actively committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of its living, learning, and working community.