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Assistant Teachers

Math-M-Addicts (MMA) is seeking Assistant Teachers for its Saturday math enrichment program in NYC. A Head Teacher and one or more Assistant Teachers work together to instruct students in grades 5-12 using the teaching methods and curriculum developed by MMA’s founders. The program aims to provide insight into advanced-level math.

After one or more semesters in an Assistant Teacher role, candidates may be invited to become a Head Teacher.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Head Teacher in leading classes

  • Help maintain student engagement by assisting in discussions

  • Give Head Teacher feedback on which students may need extra help

  • Work with students individually and in small groups

  • Assume Head Teacher responsibilities in his/her absence

  • Meet with MMA founders to review course materials

Qualifications

  • A degree in math, science, or engineering

  • Fluency in areas such as combinatorics, number theory, the pigeon-hole principle, graphs, mathematical induction, geometry, and game theory

  • Experience with a math circle or math team is a plus

  • Experience teaching in a collaborative environment is a plus

How to Apply

The teacher candidacy process is divided into three steps:

  • Submit a resume and cover letter to careers@mathmaddicts.com. Include in your cover letter information about your math background which you feel will help us determine the student group level best matched to your experience.

  • (Optional) Visit the program.

  • Give a 15-minute mock lesson on one topic. Please allow for 10 minutes of questions following your presentation. Possible topics for teaching candidates for Group Y and Group S include: Pascal’s Triangle, Fermat’s Little Theorem, and Mathematical Induction. Topics for teaching candidates for our more advanced classes will vary depending on level.


Senior Program Administrator

Math-M-Addicts NY (MMA) is a non-profit organization focused on enriching students who have an interest in math through a rigorous Saturday math program in New York City. Its subsidiary, Girls’ Adventures in Math (GAIM), focuses on supporting girls around the world in their math journeys via a fun, team-oriented themed math competition for upper elementary and middle school girls.

MMA is seeking a part-time Senior Program Administrator, with the possibility to transition to full-time at a later date, to handle administrative operations at our Manhattan location, as well as to assist with administrative operations for our national GAIM competition. We are looking for a highly organized and detail-oriented professional with very strong written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and problem-solving skills. The successful candidate will be driven and self-motivated. The role requires being on-site on Saturdays when classes take place, and occasionally during the week to organize activities, with the rest of the work being conducted remotely.

As we are a growing organization, the ideal candidate will take initiative to address areas requiring attention, even those not listed under ‘Responsibilities’ below.

Responsibilities

Math-M-Addicts Saturday program:

  • Program administration – answer emails about the program, create and maintain group email lists

  • Planning and organization – organize periodic teacher meetings and parent-teacher meetings, arrange supervision for the afternoon math program and entrance exams

  • Recruiting – help recruit new teachers, schedule new teacher interviews, arrange on-site visits, and welcome candidates

Girls' Adventures in Math:

  • Planning and organization – participate in recruitment of new GAIM host sites, help communicate with existing GAIM host sites

Other responsibilities may include:

  • Saturday program admissions-related work (sending welcome emails and replying to parent inquiries)

  • Creation and administration of Saturday program student surveys

  • Creation of semiannual newsletters for the Saturday program

  • Printing of Saturday program entrance exams and answering exam-related questions

  • Creation and scheduling of social media posts for GAIM

Qualifications

  • Self-motivated detail-oriented individual with strong problem-solving skills

  • Ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize among many objectives and tasks

  • BA degree or equivalent

  • 2+ years of professional post-graduate experience

  • Excellent knowledge of Google office suite (Google Docs / Google Sheets) or Microsoft Office suite (MS Word / MS Excel)

  • Excellent writing skills, as well as strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility to work on site on Saturdays during the academic school year, while classes are in session

  • An interest in advanced math education is a plus

Compensation

We expect for the role to start as part-time, 10-20 hours per week, with the possibility of a full-time transition within 3-12 months upon mutual agreement of both parties. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and time commitment.

How to apply

Send your resume and cover letter to careers@mathmaddicts.com.


Math-M-Addicts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.