Upper School Math Lab Instructor

New York, United States | Upper School | Part-time


The Chapin School, an independent K-12 day school for girls located in New York City, seeks a student-centered, collaborative, and innovative educator to serve as a part-time, Upper School Math Lab Instructor. 

DEIB:  Chapin’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB):  All Chapin students and professional community members are valued and appreciated for their unique identities, including their diverse backgrounds, perspectives, talents, and interests. We expect Chapin faculty to employ culturally informed, equity-focused teaching practices in order to reach all students and ensure they are known and understood. Each individual belongs to and is an integral part of our affirming and joyful learning community.  To support this commitment, Chapin actively seeks diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body.   

All candidates are encouraged to be familiar with Chapin’s DEIB commitment found on the School’s website.

Job Overview  

The Upper School Math Lab Instructor is a part-time role, reporting daily from 7:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m., working with students who visit the Math Lab for instructional support and review. This individual reports to the Head of Upper School and works closely with the Upper School Mathematics Department. The position begins Thursday, September 5 and ends Friday, June 6.

Chapin’s next Upper School Math Lab Instructor will be:

A mathematician who demonstrates a commitment to innovation and interdisciplinary curriculum development who:

  • Believes in and has experience teaching or tutoring an integrated, inquiry-based curriculum.

  • Has the pedagogical content knowledge to teach the entire US Mathematics curricular progression, from Eighth Grade Integrated Math I to Calculus II and Statistics.

A student-centered educator who values each student’s voice, experience, and history who:

  • Understands and appreciates the Upper School learner within the context of adolescent development.

  • Demonstrates effective pedagogy, particularly in response to the needs of students with a variety of backgrounds, learning styles, and interests.

An educator who actively cultivates a learning space and community of belonging by:

  • Developing, alongside students, a safe and productive learning environment, building trust with students through clear communication and expectations.

  • Cultivating an inclusive learning space that promotes diverse points of view and constructive dialogue.

A partner to students, their parents, and colleagues in teaching and learning who:

  • Employs research-based strategies to reach all students through differentiated approaches, mindful of students’ receptive and expressive learning preferences.



  • Working towards or completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics

  • At least 2-3 years teaching or tutoring experience teaching math in grades 8 - 12

  • Experience teaching or tutoring inquiry-based mathematics


  • Master’s degree in mathematics and/or education

  • Experience with differentiated pedagogies and instruction

How To Apply: Submit your cover letter and résumé.  The committee will begin review of applications on July 8.

Compensation: This role is paid hourly, at an hourly rate range of $31.25 - $38.50 per hour.

Link to Chapin’s Mission Statement