The Upper Math Teacher reports directly to the Head of Upper School. This position shall have direct oversight of the student body, inclusive of behavior management, academic protocols and guidance. Ability to connect with students, families, and to work as part of a dedicated team of individuals.
The Math Teacher is responsible for: • Implementing the established curriculum as described. • Select and plan appropriate learning and teaching activities that are in alignment with Léman’s standards and MAP. • Exercise good classroom management with the use of fair and consistent standards and appropriate sanctions that are clearly articulated to the students. • Encourage students to ask questions and to express their difficulties. Know and use a wide range of assessment strategies consistent with course content and objectives. • Provide reports on student progress and maintain open communication with ensuring that these reports are accurate and constructive. • Differentiate instruction and assessment to meet the diverse needs of students. • Identify students who need additional academic assistance and be able to refer such students appropriately. • Provide opportunities for student expression using spoken, written, and electronic forms of communication. • Develop lessons that engage students in higher order thinking. • Provide a safe learning environment in which students can take intellectual risks. • Use learning resources and technology to enhance lessons where appropriate • Create a stimulating and challenging learning environment with effective use being made of classroom displays. • Develop student cooperation and tolerance through group work. • Create an environment that fosters a global citizen mind set. • Create an atmosphere of mutual respect. • Assist students in taking responsibility for their own actions. • Encourage students to set realistic goals and to use their time in a constructive and balanced manner. • Encourage students to participate in the co-curricula life of the school. • Assign homework that is meaningful and appropriate • Attend all meetings, as required. • Maintain student portfolios and facilitate student led conference following division requirements. • Highly developed presentation, written and verbal communication skills. • Effective organizational skills including but not limited to lesson planning, implementing units of study, differentiating instruction, designing and implementing assessments. • Highly developed collaborative leadership skills and the ability to work well with and through others. • Ability to prioritize and to expend allotted resources in alignment with stated academic priorities.
Experience • Minimum of two years teaching experience required • Knowledge of relevant technology as it relates to curriculum. • Prior Math teaching experience in the High School setting • A demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative management context. • Ability to foster and maintain a positive school climate • Experience with IB, and IB certification preferred • Advanced degree in Mathematics preferred
About Léman Manhattan Preparatory School
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is an international learning community committed to educating, empowering and inspiring students from early childhood through 12th Grade to be confident, independent critical thinkers. Nestled in the heart of downtown New York City, Léman Manhattan delivers academic excellence that inspires for a lifetime.
One of only four independent schools in Manhattan to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Léman Manhattan is building the next generation of courageous, critical thinkers.
Our two state-of-the-art campuses house nearly 750 students representing more than 50 countries of origin, where an exceptional faculty inspires children to view the world as their classroom.
As an affiliate school of Nord Anglia Education, Léman Manhattan is the only independent PreK-12 school in New York City with established sister campuses in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Our ability to provide students with international learning opportunities is unmatched.
The vision for Léman Manhattan draws deeply from our namesake and sister school, Collège du Léman, one of the world’s most renowned Swiss boarding schools located on the outski...rts of Geneva, with a nearly sixty-year history of educating the sons and daughters of the world’s leaders in business, politics and the arts. Together with Léman International School in Chengdu, China, College du Léman and Léman Manhattan operate as a unique consortium of schools that provide students with a truly “Three Campus, One School” experience.