Middle School Math Teacher

JDS | Bellevue, WA, United States

Posted Date 3/31/2022
Description

Reports to: Head of School

FLSA Status: Exempt 
FTE: Full-Time, Regular, Academic Year 

Job Summary: 

Under general supervision, provides an exceptional classroom experience for Middle School students. 

Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Teaches 6th – 8th Grade mathematics courses ranging from Pre-Algebra to Geometry 
  • Supports 4th – 5th Grade mathematics
  • Actively participates on a grade level faculty team
  • Assesses student learning and communicates student growth to families through formal and informal reports and conferences
  • Serves as an academic advisor to a group of about 15 students
  • Assists and leads various activities in the student life of the school? 
  • Has weekly communication with families regarding instruction and curriculum 
  • Creates and maintains positive partnerships with students and families 
  • Participate in school life including admission, development, and community events
  • Establishes and cultivates community relations by maintaining open dialogue with all of the school’s constituencies 
  • Actively participates in the full life of the school, including admission, development, and community events 
  • Vigorously engages in their own professional development; is a life-long learner who enhances their skills, using state-of-the-art technologies to maintain high standards of performance to efficiently and effectively produce work products 
  • Is familiar with and complies with all policies and regulations as put forth in the school’s documents 
  • Since safety and security are everyone’s responsibility, takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, faculty, staff, equipment, materials, and facilities 
  • Performs other duties as assigned 

 Required Education & Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education from an accredited four-year college or university required 
  • Master’s Degree preferred 
  • Current Teaching Certificate required 
  • At least 3 years experience teaching and working with Middle School students 
  • Experience with creating a challenging, engaging, and exciting learning environment 
  • Experience developing and executing effective inquiry- and project-based learning experiences in mathematics 
  • Experience with and incorporating technology in the classroom  
  • Training in Responsive Classroom, Developmental Designs or Positive Discipline preferred 
  • Experience in an independent school environment preferred 

 Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Ability to develop and coordinate curricula in a logical and sequential manner 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with all school constituencies 
  • Exceptional classroom management skills 
  • Proficient classroom technology skills 
  • Ability to differentiate instruction appropriately for wide ranges of student aptitude and interest 
  • Ability to meet and surpass expectations defined by Common Core standards 
  • Ability to assess student progress through a variety of assessment instruments 
  • Ability to work both independently and as a productive member of a team of highly motivated, enthusiastic teachers 
  • Passion, creativity, dedication, and collaboration 
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, maturity, and a sense of humor 
  • Ability to keep information in the strictest of confidence 
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusivity 
  • Proficient at working in a Microsoft Windows 10 environment, using Office (version 2013 or higher); ability to master common automated systems for record keeping, and confidently learn new technology 
  • Ability to stand multiple hours of the day 
  • Ability to sit and keyboard 
  • Ability to talk on the phone 
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds 
  • Ability to travel locally 
  • Ability to work outside in any weather  

Salary and Benefits:

Competitive salary based on experience and education

Benefits for full-time employees include Health/Medical, Vision, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance, Retirement

Opportunities for collaboration and professional development

Safe campus and supportive work environment

Application Process:

Interested candidates, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

For more information about JDS, please visit www.jds.org

Start Date:August 1, 2022

Salary60000.00 - 85000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time
Categories
Teacher (Classroom)
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location
US

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