6th or 8th Grade Math Content Lead

Caliber Schools - Richmond, CA - Full time


We are looking for an exceptional middle school Math teacher to join our team and lead our math vision! As a single subject teacher you will work collectively with your grade level colleagues, planning Math curriculum and owning the achievement of every student in the grade, not just your home room. You will oversee the curriculum development and execution of all other math teachers in the middle school (grades 5-8). In the area of computer coding/robotics, you’ll collaborate with the computer teachers to incorporate Math concepts into their curriculum.

You will use data to drive our instructional vision, consistently assessing and reassessing student learning to ensure each student’s personalized learning plan addresses their unique needs and goals for growth while also evaluating the student groupings across your four classes and making adjustments as necessary.

You will support your students’ holistic development by implementing social-emotional programing including Restorative Justice, Mindfulness and PBIS – Positive Behavior Intervention Supports.

Our Core beliefs

We are looking for teachers who are strongly aligned with our mission and teaching model. Our foundational tenets include:

  • - Unwavering belief in all children’s potential. We hold high expectations for every child and support their path to get to and through college.
  • - Personalization. We believe every child is different and each learns differently.
  • - Innovation and Technology. We embrace new ideas, continually refine our teaching model based on what works. We prepare our students for the jobs of the future.
  • - Data-Driven Decisions. We are results-focused and use multiple measures to drive instruction.
  • - A holistic approach. We believe children need explicit social and emotional skill development to support their success in college, career and life. 

Responsibilities

Math Department Lead

  • Lead the design and implementation of curricula and activities to meet and exceed academic standards in mathematics across the middle school.
  • Coach math teachers on execution and pedagogy.
  • Familiarize yourself with software programs and improve expertise over time; help other math teachers to do the same; share best practices and meaningful uses of technology.
  • Design and lead professional development focused on mathematics instruction and outcomes.

6th or 8th Grade Math Teacher

  • Facilitate and own students’ mastery of academic standards.
  • Facilitate a Blended Learning Model. Use technology tools as part of instruction.
  • Facilitate small group instruction with students working towards targeted outcomes.
  • Design and use assessment data to refine instructional practices and personalize learning for each student.
  • Implement and support school wide social emotional programming.
  • Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues.

Qualifications

Experience

  • Proven track record of high achievement in the classroom
    • Ability to engage all learners
    • Manage classroom behavior
    • Create an engaging curriculum
    • Differentiate instruction and write specific learning goals
  • Managing/coaching teachers and groups preferred
  • Math curriculum design preferred

Skills

  • Content Expertise in the area of middle school Math
  • Comfort with technology: basic skills in navigating computer hardware and software
  • Organizational skills: ability to manage multiple work streams simultaneously
  • Analytical and problem solving ability:
    • Use data to drive instruction and results
    • Ability to deeply understand each student’s needs and help them achieve their goals
  • Communicates effectively with others: shares ideas directly and respectfully & advocates for needs
  • Comfort with case management of approximately 90 students in the grade level
  • Spanish speaking preferred, but not required

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Valid State teaching credential

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Experience Level

1 or more years

Caliber Schools

Caliber Schools is a cutting-edge public charter school network working to reimagine urban education in the Bay Area. Supported by some of the top philanthropies in the country, the organization’s mission is to prepare all students to get to, and through, a four year college without remediation. 

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