Online High School Mathematics Instructor - Stanford University

Stanford University in California

Date Posted April 14, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Stanford Online High School (OHS) is an accredited, diploma-granting independent school serving students in grades 7-12. The OHS brings together academically talented and motivated students from around the world into a vibrant intellectual community with teachers who are passionate about their disciplines, accomplished in their fields, and above all, dedicated to teaching. In the discussion seminar, a cornerstone of the OHS education, students and teachers engage in a rigorous academic program that develops the critical reasoning and argumentation skills so essential for success at the collegiate level and beyond. Beyond the classroom, students and instructors continue to collaborate in a dynamic school community, centered on student clubs, activities, competitions, and student publications. (For further information about OHS, please see

The Division of Mathematics at OHS (encompassing courses in mathematics, computer science, and economics) is characterized by a strong focus on mathematical discovery through high-level, rigorous seminar discussion sections. The curriculum focuses on building a solid foundation in mathematical sciences, with courses focused on both mathematical theory and applications of mathematics. The Division emphasizes vertical integration of courses from foundational secondary mathematics courses through advanced university-level offerings. (For further information about the Division of Mathematics, please see

The purpose of this job is to develop and instruct Math courses at Stanford Online High School in Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies (SPCS).

Core Duties:

-Prepare for class, lead discussion sections, record lectures, hold office hours, and assist students in using course materials.
-Monitor student progress, give feedback, and discuss performance with students, parents, instructional supervisor, counseling staff, and administrative staff.
-Assist with development and revision of curricula.
-Develop and teach residential and non-residential summer courses and remote, in-person instructed courses.
-Serve as advisor to student clubs and activities, lead outreach or interest sessions, and serve defined roles in the broader SPCS program communities.
-Serve on committees within SPCS or its programs.

Other duties may be assigned.


Master's degree (or equivalent course work) in subject area relevant to that being taught by instructor. One year experience teaching at the high school/college level, or equivalent.

-Facility with teaching traditional and online courses.
-Proficiency using computer applications.
-Excellent communication and decision-making skills for interfacing with Stanford OHS staff, students, and families.

Knowledge of computer science and the ability to teach introductory computer science courses are desirable.

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