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Job Opportunities


As we grow, we will likely need additional instructors to join our staff. We are particularly interested in individuals who have:

  • A broad range of teaching experience at many levels.
  • Math enrichment knowledge and experience.
  • Math team experience.
  • A proven record of effectiveness.
  • Great enthusiasm.

References are necessary. If you are interested, please send a friendly email to hiring@nymathcircle.org.

Staff for NYMC Summer High School Program

The New York Math Circle Summer High School Program is an intense academic math program that runs for 3 weeks in July. The program attracts high school students from New York City and beyond who expect to work hard and have fun deepening their mathematical knowledge and strengthening their problem solving skills. Each summer we run several sections, each led by an experienced master teacher and a teaching assistant.

To apply to be part of our summer program, please send a friendly email with a recent resume to hiring@nymathcircle.org. Include names and contact information for at least two references who can speak to your suitability for this program.

All positions have been filled for summer 2016.

Positions available:


The coordinator is on site from 9:45am to 3:15pm each day of the program and ensures that the program runs smoothly. The ideal candidate is efficient and well-organized, understands the routines of an academic summer program, is able to interact well with a wide variety of people, is proactive and can deal with unexpected situations effectively. Must have a cell phone and laptop.

Teachers (Position filled)

A senior position for experienced teachers with a strong command of subject and problem literature. Teachers are primarily responsible for the mathematical content of the program and lead the mathematical sessions. They are on site Monday through Thursday from 10am to 3pm. Teachers will mentor and supervise the teaching assistants.

Teaching Assistants (Position filled)

This is a junior position that is ideal for college students with interest in teaching, and for early career math teachers who are interested in using mathematical problem solving. A strong math background is essential. Math problem solving expertise and appreciation, including math contest experience, is preferred. TAs will run the afternoon problem solving sessions under the guidance of the teachers, create the weekly program newsletter, assist the coordinator during lunch and generally serve as the liaison to the students. Additionally, TAs run the activity-based Friday programs.