7th Grade Math Teacher and Department Chair

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7th Grade Math Teacher and Department Chair

Posted date
September 13, 2019
Organization
School level
Location

Richmond , CA

Employment Type
Full-Time

Position Summary

We are looking for compassionate, exceptional educators to join our middle school math team! You’ll work collaboratively with your colleagues to drive the achievement of all students in your grade level. You will be encouraged and supported to lead engaging, personalized, and rigorous lessons that integrate our four pillars: Heart, Smart, Think, and Act. You will use data to drive your instruction, regularly assessing student learning to ensure that each child’s personalized learning plan addresses their unique needs and goals for growth. You'll equitably support the development of each child through restorative practices and social-emotional learning strategies. You will build meaningful relationships with families because you believe they are partners, and play a critical role in student success.

You will also receive weekly training and support through high-quality professional development and tailored one-on-one coaching.

Responsibilities

Coach other math teachers to ensure results for their students.
Support new teachers and long-term subs during times of extended teacher leave.
Guide day to day curricular decisions and coach around curricular decisions.
Facilitate students’ mastery of academic standards through long-term planning, daily and weekly lesson plans, and execution of rigorous and engaging daily instruction.
High expectations for student behavior are clearly taught, consistently communicated, and equitably applied to all students.
Implement and support school-wide social-emotional programming and restorative practices.
Demonstrates an asset-based perspective of students from diverse backgrounds, using their experiences as resources for learning vs. excuses or problems to overcome.
Provides students opportunities to learn who they are and where they come from.
Consistently reflects on own biases/perceptions/ pedagogical practices and mitigates the negative impact on students through culturally responsive practices.
Facilitate a Blended Learning Model using technology tools as part of instruction. Develop expertise with technological tools that drive student learning.
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.
Consistently integrate coaching feedback.
Communicate effectively and respectfully with students, families, and colleagues.
Approach professional development with commitment and reflection.
Qualifications

Experience:

3 or more years of teaching experience, preferably in a high performing school driving excellent student outcomes.
Teacher coaching or teacher leadership experience preferred.
Experience working with diverse student populations.
Seeking mathematical whiz whose heart aligns with the statement "everyone can be great at math." Experience with EngageNY and or Illustrative Mathematics is preferred.
Preferred experience with social-emotional learning and restorative practices.
Experience integrating technology into the classroom.
Values
Caliber staff…

are committed to a culture of feedback, development and continuous improvement.
validate and affirm the identities, strengths and passions of each person.
know that It is everyone’s collective responsibility to work in service of and alongside our school communities.
approach situations and people with empathy and kindness
Education:

Bachelor’s Degree
Valid California State Teaching Credential or equivalent and transferable teaching license from another state
Intern credential accepted
Salary scales are based on years of experience and expertise. Scales are competitive with other charter school organizations and local districts.