ABOUT US

Careers

Math for America is dedicated to attracting and developing highly motivated professionals with a wide range of experience and expertise. We welcome interest from qualified candidates about the career opportunities below:


Program Assistant

Location: New York, NY
Description: The Program Assistant will work primarily in the areas of Recruitment, Admissions, and Communications. For the Communications department, responsibilities will include researching and drafting copy for various newsletters, publications, and the website; researching and drafting posts for MƒA’s social media channels; assisting with photo and video shoots; tracking MƒA “in the news.” For Recruitment and Admissions, daily responsibilities might include processing application submissions; maintaining the recruitment database; responding to applicant inquiries; and supporting the finalist interviews for all three MƒA fellowships. The Program Assistant will also be responsible for planning three to four MƒA social events per year.

Qualifications: Candidates must have an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree, excellent writing and oral communication skills, fluency with Excel and overall comfort with using technology and learning new platforms. The successful candidate will be responsible, thorough, and reliable, a self-starter with a positive attitude about completing the tasks necessary to keep our programs running. A sense of humor and an understanding of how to be a member of a team is a must, and an interest in mathematics, science, or education is a plus.

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter explaining qualifications to careers@mathforamerica.org. Salary is commensurate with experience and comes with an excellent benefits package. The start date is summer 2014, specific start day is negotiable. Math for America actively seeks to build a diverse program staff.
 

IT Projects Manager
Location: New York, NY
Description: Math for America seeks an IT Projects Manager to oversee information technology with a particular focus on database and web management. Initially, the IT Projects Manager will oversee MƒA’s transition to Salesforce CRM, serving as the liaison between Salesforce and the Salesforce Vendor and MƒA’s Marketing, Recruitment, Admissions, Program, Evaluation, and IT staff to ensure that the customized product meets the needs of the various aspects of the organization. The IT Projects Manager will also manage the transition to a new website, serving as the primary liaison with the developer. Once the new website is in place, the IT Projects Manager will manage the front and back ends. The IT Projects Manager will oversee the regular updating of the new database, and will mine the data and create reports as needed by MƒA staff. The IT Projects Manager will also take charge of managing surveys, and spear-head technology-related special projects as they arise. The IT Projects Manager will be a member of the NY Program team, working with all members to the MƒA staff to support data needs, and will report to the Associate Director.

Qualifications: College degree and 3 – 5 years of IT or database management experience required. We are looking for a demonstrated team player with a positive attitude about completing the tasks necessary to keep our programs running. Candidates must possess strong technical skills, be well-versed in Excel, and confident about learning new platforms. Candidates should possess excellent written and oral communication, be well-organized, and self-directed. Candidates must also have the ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, be able to work and communicate with diverse audiences, and possess superior attention to detail. Experience with Salesforce or the development of a customized database or experience with website development or management a significant plus. Math for America offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits, and seeks to build a diverse staff.

To apply: Please send resume and cover letter explaining qualifications to careers@mathforamerica.org.

About Math for America: At Math for America (MƒA), we do everything we can to make teaching a viable, rewarding, and respected career choice for the greatest thinkers and leaders in science and mathematics. We offer four different fellowships for public school STEM teachers at various stages of their teaching careers, and advocate for our model around the country, so that we can get a great STEM teacher—one who’s a true master of the subject matter and deeply committed to the craft of teaching—in front of every student in America.

 

Program Officer for STEM Teacher Fellowships
Location: New York, NY
Details: MƒA seeks an experienced STEM educator to join our Program Team. The MƒA Program Team works to support our community of teachers in a variety of ways, from working to develop the kinds of high quality workshops and events that define our professional community and engages our teachers in ongoing professional growth and enrichment, to mentoring beginning mathematics and science teachers. Each team member takes responsibility for one of the four fellowships and for the overall professional development program, taking initiative to curate events, cultivate teacher leaders, form relationships with teachers, conduct outreach on behalf of the program, and stay abreast of current trends in education and in STEM disciplines. The Program Team is by necessity collaborative, working together to ensure a robust program, each member bringing his or her energy and ideas to the table. Day-to-day responsibilities could include: planning a professional development workshop; facilitating an evening cohort meeting; reaching out to local experts in science and mathematics, or science and mathematics education, or members of the MƒA teacher corps to develop new programs; giving presentations about MƒA fellowships at mathematics and science departments meetings in schools across the city for the purposes of recruiting new teachers to the program; advising a small group of MƒA beginning teachers; and participating in the screening and selection of new fellows.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have significant years of experience as a secondary mathematics or science teacher, meaningful experience working with mid-career secondary mathematics and/or science teachers, and a graduate degree in education, mathematics, or science. Appropriate prior experience would include school department chair or other position of academic administration, mathematics or science education researcher, or mathematics or science coach. The position calls for someone who stays current in the field of STEM education, values the expertise of teachers, is skilled at supporting an inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning secondary mathematics and science, thinks creatively, enjoys working collaboratively, is highly organized, technologically proficient, outgoing, and possessed of excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The start date is negotiable, ideally by July 1, 2014. Math for America seeks to build a diverse community of educators.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter explaining qualifications to careers@mathforamerica.org.

About Math for America: At Math for America (MƒA), we do everything we can to make teaching a viable, rewarding, and respected career choice for the greatest thinkers and leaders in science and mathematics. We offer four different fellowships for public school STEM teachers at various stages of their teaching careers, and advocate for our model around the country, so that we can get a great STEM teacher—one who’s a true master of the subject matter and deeply committed to the craft of teaching—in front of every student in America.

 

MƒA is committed to equal opportunity and nondiscrimination, and does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex including marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

 ^Back to Top

OUR MISSION AND VISION