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Upper School Mathematics Teacher

Job Title: Upper School mathematics Teacher
Department: Upper School
Reports to: Head of Upper School
Classification: Exempt
Status: Full-Time
Date: August, 2019
 
Job Summary: The Emery/Weiner School seeks a high school mathematics teacher qualified to teach upper level mathematics courses for the 2019-2020 school year. Joining a veteran team of teachers, the ideal candidate brings a proven track record of outstanding performance teaching mathematics at the high school level. The candidate has a passion for working with upper school students in the classroom as well as working with them through our experiential learning program and in others areas of our school.
For this position, the ideal candidate is expected to:
  • Demonstrate mathematical knowledge and understanding across grade levels and content strands
  • Differentiate teaching and learning based on students’ cognitive needs
  • Independently and actively present curriculum that balances content mastery, conceptual understanding, and the development of mathematical literacy
  • Develop creative formative and summative assessments and experiences to evaluate student learning
  • Employ innovative student-centered teaching practices rooted in brain-based research
  • Create and scaffold rigorous, higher-level thinking tasks that emphasize critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, and problem-solving
  • Provide opportunities for student self-assessment and engagement in the learning process
  • Exhibit a passion to teach and learn from young people and colleagues
 Responsibilities Include:
  • Teach Upper School math classes to students with a range of academic aptitudes
  • Assess students’ academic and social development
  • Provide consistent oral and written communication to students and families
  • Collaborative work on grade-level, department, and interdisciplinary faculty teams
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics or related field
  • Comfort with innovative and forward-thinking approaches to instruction
  • A strong commitment to professional growth
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in mathematics or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of proven success teaching Upper School students
  • Experience implementing inquiry-based or project-based curriculum
  • Experience teaching in independent schools
Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and list of references to Nathan Barber, Head of Upper School at: NBarber@emeryweiner.org.
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