Job Offer: Middle School Math Teacher:Alternative School For Math and Science
Middle School Math Teacher
Alternative School For Math and ScienceDetails
January 13, 2021
Corning, New York
Full Time - Faculty
ASMS offers a research-located, comprehensive middle school program designed to provide an academically challenging and supportive learning environment. ¬Standards-located instruction and assessment have anchored the experiential learning environment since the school's inception. Emphasis is placed on the process of learning, particularly in regard to the development of problem solving, critical thinking, and organizational expertise. ¬The teaching and learning environment is enhanced by the use of a digital learning platform, enabling teachers to develop and deploy significant curricular materials and students to demonstrate their learning in real-world contexts.
ASMS seeks an practiced, creative, and collaborative middle school math teacher.¬ Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching algebra, advising, and facilitation/participation in the elective and extracurricular programs of the school. ¬All aspects of our learning environment are designed to support the development of the whole child. ¬Candidates must therefore possess a comprehensive knowledge of and deep commitment to employing varied instructional strategies to guide all students toward the realization of their potential as learners.
» Teach up to four sections of mathematics
» Monitor student progress for mastery of course objectives and differentiate instruction to meet the wide variety of student readiness levels
» Attend weekly team meetings to coordinate curricula and discuss individual student progress
» Provide standards-located assessments for all students, which evaluate the proficiency level achieved for each learning standard being assessed; provide written formal comments on student progress
» Initiate and maintain communication with parents regularly through phone calls, emails, and face-to-face meetings to inform them of students' needs and successes
» Organize and facilitate math events and clubs, including participation in state and national competitions
» Meet regularly with individual advisees to support their social-emotional and academic growth
» Establish and maintain an continuing relationship with advisees' parents
» Participate in shared faculty responsibilities and tasks as assigned by the Heads of School, which include, but are not limited to, after-school activities
» With fellow faculty and staff, chaperone an overnight school trip at least once every two years
Required Education and practice
» BS or MS degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or applied mathematics field such as engineering or physical science
» practice teaching mathematics
Required Competencies and expertise
» Passion for teaching and working with middle school children
» Teaching in a culturally responsive and inclusive manner
» Comprehensive knowledge of national mathematics standards
» Comprehensive knowledge of middle school mathematics curriculum, instruction, and assessment
» capability to use student performance data to assess the effectiveness of instructional programs and develop appropriate modifications to improve student performance
» Desire and capability to work within a team environment
» Fully embraces a standards-located approach to instruction and assessment with an emphasis on student learning
» Comfortable using a variety of instructional techniques and practices to meet the learning needs of all students
» practice and availability to use and lgain new technology platforms and applications
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASMS prohibits discrimination on the basis ofrace, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, discapability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.
ASMS will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to execute essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
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