Congressional School seeks a Math Teacher for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Math Teacher is responsible for teaching, motivating, inspiring, and assessing middle school students in mathematics. The Math Teacher is knowledgeable about the cognitive and social-emotional development of children this age and possesses a firm understanding of advanced mathematics. In addition to the below duties and responsibilities, the Math Teacher will be positive, collaborative, innovative, and passionate.
Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and assessing a dynamic mathematics program for Preschool 8th Grade students and using a variety of methods, materials, and techniques used to teach mathematics. The Math Teacher will collaborate with faculty across the divisions of the School and provide feedback on best practices of reaching all learners. The Math Teacher will assess students' mathematical skills for the purposes of refining classroom activities and providing feedback; and actively seek opportunities for professional development in math and middle school pedagogy. This position includes an appointment in Congressional's Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation, a new initiative for the 2021-2022 school year.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach math to middle school students
Collaborate with teachers to design and deliver innovative, challenging and age-appropriate math lessons to students.
Share and model best practices in teaching math with mathematics teachers
Actively seek opportunities for professional development
Provide information to parents about student performance
Perform divisional responsibilities expected of faculty (for example, supervising students outside of class times, attending faculty meetings, etc.)
Attends school events
Actively support the School's vision, mission and core values
Bachelor's degree in mathematics; preferably a Master's degree in mathematics, education, or related field
Minimum of five years of experience teaching middle school mathematics, preferably in an independent school
Familiarity with Singapore Math
Familiarity with Connected Math
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in child development and educational practices
Strong initiative and organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
An ability to work in a joyful, collegial and collaborative environment
A sense of humor, warm personality, and growth mindset
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The International School provides a warm multicultural environment where children are fully immersed in Spanish, Japanese or Chinese language and culture. Children become fluent in another language, at home in other cultures, and engaged in math, science, social studies and arts.
The International School is Portland's first International Baccalaureate elementary school. It was founded in 1990 and today educates over 480 students from age 3 through 5th grade.