Classroom Teacher - Woodlynde School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Mathematics
Job Title: High School Math Teacher
Job Location: Woodlynde School
Beginning: Aug 21, 2019
Deadline: Jun 01, 2019**
Certificate: Mathematics 7-12
Certificate: Special Education 7-12
District: Woodlynde School
Strafford, PA 19087
Telephone: 610-293-6516
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Job Description:
Upper School Mathematics Teacher
Mission Statement:
Woodlynde School welcomes and serves students who learn differently and empowers them to become strategic thinkers and self-advocates in a challenging and supportive college preparatory environment.
Position Summary:
The Upper School Mathematics teacher will be responsible for providing a student-centered, supportive approach in mathematics instruction for students in grades 8-12.
Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Provides direct instruction to students in mathematics.  Core classes may include Introduction to Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Math Applications, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus.
  • Develops an ongoing working knowledge of each individual student’s educational and emotional needs.
  • Effectively collaborates with learning specialists to integrate recommended teaching strategies into content area classes.
  • Communicates with parents to address learning concerns of students.
  • Provides individual student assessment as needed.
  • Shows evidence of adapting and differentiated instruction for all students.
  • Maintains complete and accurate records that are reflective of a student’s performance and growth in knowledge. 
  • Develops and maintains genuine, positive and consistent communication with parents.
  • Contributes to and benefits from the campus community.
  • Practices professionalism through ongoing professional development, reflection and continuous improvement.
  • Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs and activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Education or related field is required for consideration.
  • Mathematics Teaching Certification - Grades 9-12
  • A plus:
    • Special Education Teaching Certification and/or Reading Specialist Certification.
    • Experience with students with learning differences and ADHD is a plus as well as mentoring experience.
    • The ideal candidate is outgoing, well organized, competent in basic computer skills, and is an individual who is eager to work in a highly dynamic, energetic school setting.
Competencies Desired:
  • Expertise in the relevant subject area.
  • Understand learning differences and emotional difficulties.
  • Ability to mentor as a positive role model.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Self-directed, proactive, intelligent, knowledge of curriculum and assessment, multi-tasker, problem solving skills, professional written and verbal communication skills, ability to connect with students with patience and compassion.
  • Ability to manage stress, and self-regulate with a consistently positive attitude, strong teamwork, passionate, genuine, organized, internally motivated, service orientation, ability to reserve judgment and respond with curiosity and compassion.
Interested applicants who have submitted their resume, cover letter and certifications will be emailed an application that should be emailed back prior to an interview.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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