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Math Teacher

Position Overview 

This position, with a start date of August 15, 2023, will join a strong Mathematics Department. Our mathematics offerings begin with Algebra 1 and follow a typical College Prep track through AP Calculus with an optional or concurrent Statistics/AP Statistics track. We are looking for an individual who is excited and able to teach the full range of math courses. This full-time teaching position will also advise a group of students, actively participate in the residential life program, and assist with extracurricular activities.
The ideal candidate will be:
  • Passionate about teaching students and sharing their love for mathematics.
  • Committed to developing in all Kents Hill students the kinds of sophisticated problem-solving and critical-thinking strategies needed for success beyond secondary education.
  • Excited to actively collaborate in the 4D curriculum through course design, pedagogy, and assessment.
  • Culturally competent with skills for engaging with and learning from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. 
  • Able to teach math through the incorporation of real-world applications
  • Committed to the entire student experience and want to engage with students both inside and outside of the classroom. Typically, this includes:
    • Living in a dorm faculty residence and participating in all aspects of dorm life.
    • Advising a group of students.
    • Coaching or assistant coaching for two athletic seasons or running other afternoon activities programs.

How to Apply

Please send a letter of interest and resume to Dean of Faculty Katie Petrillo at with the subject line “Mathematics Teacher.”

Kents Hill School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

About Kents Hill

Kents Hill School is one of the oldest co-ed boarding schools in the country and will celebrate its bicentennial in 2024. Located on 400 beautiful acres in Maine, we bring boarding and day students together from across the world to engage in self-discovery and growth, both in and out of the classroom.

Diversity, equity, and belonging are integral to our community as we actively strive to be an anti-racist school through consistent and ongoing learning for all. Our caring and deeply engaged faculty members truly know each student, and because of that are able to create transformational experiences and be in their corner, all the time.

The academic curriculum ensures that students are prepared for anything by merging four dimensions of learning (knowledge, skills, character, and reflection) to balance academic rigor with strong support. Students also have the opportunity to explore their passions in athletics and the arts and develop leadership potential with over 30 different clubs and activities.

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