Middle School Math Teacher

Episcopal Day School - San Mateo, California - Full time

Episcopal Day is seeking a Middle School Math Teacher. This individual will be responsible for creating and cultivating an environment that provides students with a foundation for lifelong learning, the development of self-advocacy skills, and resilience while demonstrating empathy and compassion for others.

This innovative team member will support our students and parents to carry forth the Episcopal tradition, Mission, Philosophy, and Core Values of our school. They will be responsible for designing a responsive, interdisciplinary program grounded in diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Episcopal Day is an equal opportunity employer whose core values reflect a compassionate and inclusive community that engages in service to others and fosters respect for diversity.

This position reports directly to the Middle School Director and is a 10 month position

Major Responsibilities:

Facilitate Learning

  • Model the school’s philosophy in working with students, parents, colleagues, and administration
  • Work with the Middle School Director, Math Specialist and Math Department to carry out the academic program: curriculum development and implementation, classroom management, student assessment, and parent communication
  • Teach Math to 5th and 6th grade classes of approximately 12-15 students
  • Facilitate the emotional and social development of each student, which includes leading an advisory of approximately 12 students
  • Demonstrate professionalism, including discretion, judgment, and integrity

Collaborate

  • Collaborate with department colleagues, as well as work closely with other middle school faculty around teaching and learning
  • Support students in achieving their full potential of development and growth, through observation of students’ behavior and needs, and consult with the Middle School Director, School Counselor and Learning Specialist
  • Calculate and report grades in real time; Write narrative progress reports to accompany grades at the end of each semester, and facilitate student-parent-teacher conferences
  • Attend and participate in the following: chapels, faculty in-service meetings, student assemblies, and other school functions, as requested
  • Attend weekly faculty meetings and actively participate in curricular discussions
  • Participate in professional development opportunities and keep current on educational issues and trends

Skill and Abilities

  • Dynamic personality and love for Middle Schoolchildren
  • Highly skilled in teaching Middle School Mathematics
  • Consistent highly professional behavior, including discretion, judgment, and integrity
  • Dedicated work ethic; proactive, responsible, reliable, punctual, and attentive to deadlines
  • Effective time management skills with the ability to manage, organize and prioritize work
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Google Suite) accompanied by a willingness to learn new technologies
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Flexibility with the special needs associated with an academic calendar and schedule
  • Ability to display strong initiative, internal motivation, and a willingness to take on responsibilities beyond those explicitly defined.

Qualifications and Salary

  • Two years of teaching experience is preferred but not required
  • A bachelor’s degree with a focus in mathematics is preferred but not required
  • California or other state teaching credentials are preferred, but not required.
  • Episcopal Day School offers a generous benefits package, is committed to equitable hiring practices, and enthusiastically encourages professionals of all backgrounds to apply.

Episcopal Day School Mission Statement

The School’s mission is to inspire, through an academically challenging course of study, the intellectual curiosity, confidence, moral courage, and character that prepare students to be leaders of positive change in the world.

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Role

Teaching

Experience Level

Mid Level

Episcopal Day School

The Episcopal Day School's mission is to inspire, through academically challenging course of study, the intellectual curiosity, confidence, moral courage, and character that prepare students to be leaders of positive change in the world.
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