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Mathematics Instructor

Posted: 2 months 2 weeks ago

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and 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, Discrete Structures, 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.

Applications should include the following: cover letter of application, CV, teaching statement, and the South Carolina employment application available at Review of applications will begin on March 10th. For questions about this position, contact Michael Newsome at