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Middle School Math Teacher

JOB TITLE Math Teacher
Position Summary:  Plan and deliver a high quality mathematics program that motivates and inspires students to proficiently acquire mathematics concepts.
REPORTS TO: Principal                             
  • Demonstrates solid knowledge of methods, materials, and techniques used to teach mathematics at the secondary level.
  • Develops and presents lessons that demonstrate planning and preparation and are consistent with the district curriculum and state/national standards.
  • Implements curriculum content/objectives that will emphasize hands-on, project-based learning.
  • Embeds relevant technological resources.
  • Demonstrates appropriate long and short-term preparation for classroom instruction.
  • Holds high expectations for all students and sees themselves as facilitators of student learning.
  • Organizes and uses a variety of teaching techniques, strategies, materials, and technology to maximize the learning of each child, individually and in group settings.
  • Assesses student progress, provides students and parents with specific feedback, and uses the results to adjust instruction as needed.
  • Provides opportunities for academic support and challenge.
  • Takes responsibility for teaching the district curriculum as outlined in the curriculum documents.
  • Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects and communicates these objectives to students.
  • Keeps abreast of current development in their fields and continues to deepen their understanding of their disciplines.
  • Establishes and maintains a functional, attractive, orderly, and safe classroom environment that is conducive to student learning and builds a sense of community.
  • Develops classroom rules on behavior procedures, and maintains fair and just order in the classroom.
  • Manages discipline in accordance with administrative regulations, school board policies, and legal requirements.
  • Develops a repertoire of strategies to manage student behavior, individually and in-groups, in a manner that encourages individual responsibility, self-control, self-discipline, and effective decision-making.
  • Takes reasonable and necessary precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Demonstrates a respectful, cooperative and caring manner with students and adults in the school community.
  • Assumes responsibility for the effective functioning of the school to include necessary noninstructional assignments and student management throughout the entire building.
  • Maintains complete records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation.
  • Contributes to school effectiveness by collaborating with other professionals and participating in school and district activities, such as staff meetings, parent-teacher conferences, teacher training workshops and serving on building and district committees.
  • Pursues professional growth and development through staff development and opportunities, postgraduate education, membership and participation in professional organizations and attendance at regional, state and national meetings.
  • Actively participates in the Performance Based Teacher Evaluation process.
  • Supervises students during school-sponsored after school/evening activities.
  • Attends meetings and activities outside the normal school day, i.e., professional development activities, parent conferences, open houses and staff meetings.
  • Performs other related work as assigned.
(*) When a specific assignment has additional or different ESSENTIAL FUNCTION requirements, the differences will be discussed at the time of assignment.
  • Classroom management requires daily attendance to meet students’ needs.
  • Requires travel to work sites within a building.
  • Interprets test results; reviews and interprets printed reports to obtain information necessary for decision-making, planning and management in assigned area(s).
  • Operates specialized equipment such as computers, copiers, DVD player, etc.
  • Provides written procedures for plan preparation and implementation; communicates student assignments and behavior problems with others in writing.
  • Provides instruction to students; discusses education programs with teachers, administrators, and/or citizens; conducts individual or group meetings; works with students to reinforce learning assignments; assists with the supervision of students; discusses student assignments and behavior problems with others.
  • Reviews published educational materials for selection purposes; observes and evaluates student performance; checks student’s work, corrects papers, supervises testing; assesses the accomplishments of students and provides progress reports.