Congressional School seeks an Interim Middle School Math teacher, teaching grades seven and eight, for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year.
The Middle School Math Teacher is responsible for teaching, motivating, inspiring, and assessing middle school students in mathematics. The Math Teacher is knowledgeable about the cognitive and social-emotional development of children this age and possesses a firm understanding of advanced mathematics. In addition to the below duties and responsibilities, the Math Teacher will be positive, collaborative, innovative, and passionate.
Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and assessing a dynamic mathematics program for middle school students; serving as middle school advisor; and using a variety of methods, materials, and techniques used to teach mathematics instruction. The Math Teacher will assess students’ mathematical skills for the purposes of refining classroom activities and providing feedback; and actively seek opportunities for professional development in math and middle school pedagogy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively seek opportunities for professional development.
Provide information to parents about student performance.
Perform divisional responsibilities expected of faculty (for example, supervising students outside of class times, attending faculty meetings, etc.).
Ensure proper supervision for the safety and well-being of all students.
Attend school events.
Actively support the school’s vision, mission and core values.
Ideal candidates should have:
Bachelor’s degree in mathematics; preferably a Master’s degree in mathematics, education, or related field
Minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience teaching middle school mathematics, preferably in an independent school
Strong initiative and organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
An ability to work in a joyful, collegial and collaborative environment
A sense of humor, warm personality, and growth mindset
Congressional School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age or disability. Congressional School's campus is a smoke-free work zone.
About Congressional School
Founded in 1939, Congressional School is a co-ed independent day school in the heart of Falls Church, VA. Dedicated to young learners—infants through eighth graders—Congressional School serves more than 320 students and 2,000 campers annually through its academic and summer programs. The school develops great thinkers and leaders by encouraging students to explore, embrace challenge, and grow through an innovative academic program —all in a diverse and inclusive community. Well-prepared for excellent secondary schools, Congressional School graduates have confidence, a sense of ethics, and the desire to continually and respectfully question, collaborate, create, and lead.