Upper School Math Teacher - Part Time at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee

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Job Description:

Posting Details

Posting Number F0349P
Position Upper School Math Teacher - Part Time
Primary Responsibility

The primary function of instructors at Lipscomb Academy is to provide excellent college preparatory instruction to students. The essential purpose of this position is to serve upper school students in an intentionally Christian environment, equipping students to love to learn, learn to love, and live to serve. Teachers are expected to be strategic planners, provide an appropriate academic environment in the classroom, maintain familiarity with best practices and implement these in the classroom, and remain professional at all times.


Bachelor's Degree Math Education


None required. Three years preferable.


Must be able to work well within a team.

Must be creative.

Must be responsible.

Must be able to manage technology.

Job Related Skills

-Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the academic discipline.

-Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques appropriate to teaching the courses assigned.

-Ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate, and evaluate students.

-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

-Ability to effectively and appropriately integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.

-Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.

-Ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.

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Additional Comments & Information

Teachers are expected to demonstrate professional skills in relating to students, parents, and other faculty members. They are expected to participate in a robust professional development program and have strong communication skills. Lipscomb Academy faculty should be advocates for the institution and serve as ambassadors for the school at all times. Teachers are aware that, included in their regular duties, there are reasonable expectations for serving as a sponsor, chaperone, or supervisor for various co-curricular and/or extra-curricular activities.

About Lipscomb University and Lipscomb Academy

Lipscomb University is a Christian institution committed to creating students whose academic excellence, faith and practice, and community service reflect our ideals of global citizenship. Our mission is to integrate Christian faith and practice with academic excellence, not only in the classroom but also by involvement in numerous services to the church and the larger community. It is a place that sees the city as our campus and the world as our classroom. This is what grounds us, and it is also what has grown us.

The institution includes both Lipscomb University and Lipscomb Academy. The University enrolls more than 4,600 students, has a 10-year growth rate from 2007-2017 of almost 70 percent and offers students an intellectually challenging academic program of study that includes eight bachelor's degrees with over 100 majors spanning the liberal arts to programs of study in pre-professional and professional disciplines, 24 master's degrees in 70 fields of study, four education specialist degrees and three doctoral degrees. Each year, Lipscomb students contribute an average of 60,000 hours of service to nonprofits and organizations. Classified as a national university by U.S. News & World Report, Lipscomb University is classified as a doctoral university by the Carnegie Foundation, placing it among 7 percent of schools nationwide.

Lipscomb Academy is a leader in PreK-12th schools in the Nashville area and enrolls over 1,200 students in academic programs from 2-year-olds to 12th grade where students are equipped to love to learn, learn to love, and live to serve. Lipscomb Academy's mission as a Christ-centered PreK-12th grade institution has been greater than shaping the minds of children; we guide children to discover their God-given gifts and passions, to develop as a whole person and to become a positive influence in their local and the greater global community. Throughout its existence, the Academy has benefitted from its unique association with Lipscomb University through access to its college-level professors, equipment and resources while delivering rigorous academic opportunities and offering compelling and competitive athletic programs all wrapped in an environment grounded in spiritual formation.

In addition to Lipscomb's residential campuses in the Green Hills area of Nashville, Tennessee, there are two satellite locations and numerous online programs. At the heart of Lipscomb University are more than 860 full-time faculty and staff at the University and 160 full-time faculty and staff at the Academy who are committed to creating a lasting impact beyond the campus, serving the good of humanity to the glory of God. As you learn more about Lipscomb, we hope you find it to be a place that is joyfully and energetically committed to God and a place where you truly want to share and invest your talents and skills.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Lipscomb University complies with all applicable federal and state nondiscrimination laws and does not engage in prohibited discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, color, national or ethnic origin, or disability in the administration of its educational policies, programs and activities.

Hiring Statement Lipscomb University is a private, Christian university associated with the fellowship of the Church of Christ and governed by religious tenets held by the Church of Christ.
Hiring Statement University undergraduate faculty and Academy faculty should be members of the Church of Christ.
Faculty Adjunct Faculty

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

Description of Tasks Performed

Responsible for providing outstanding instruction in upper school Math classes.

Description of Tasks Performed

Work with the department chair, head of the upper school, to create an annual curriculum calendar for all courses.

Description of Tasks Performed

Develop comprehensive unit plans for each course.

Description of Tasks Performed

Create weekly lesson plans based on well researched best practices.

Description of Tasks Performed

Employ effective classroom management skills.

Description of Tasks Performed

Differentiate instruction as appropriate.

Description of Tasks Performed

Use student collaboration in an effective way.

Description of Tasks Performed

Implement strategies that develop critical thinking skills.

Description of Tasks Performed

Employ a learner-centered approach to instruction.

Description of Tasks Performed

Navigate the school's learning management systems and be proficient in relevant instructional technology.

Description of Tasks Performed

Develop positive relationships with students.

Description of Tasks Performed

Communicate effectively with parents.

Description of Tasks Performed

Attend all faculty events and activities as required in the faculty handbook.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume

  2. Cover Letter

Optional Documents