JMS/AKIVA SCHOOL SEEKS A GIFTED MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH EDUCATOR
The Jewish Middle School and Akiva School located in Nashville, Tennessee have an opening for an energetic, creative, and skillful math educator to join a team of dynamic, reflective and collaborative teachers. The successful candidate will have a strong background in progressive education, middle school teaching experience, and a passion for learning and teaching.
Teach 4 classes a day for grades 5-8
Communicate with students, parents, teachers and support staff to ensure a positive, safe, and enriching, and high-quality learning experience for each child
Help create a sense of team through the creation and implementation of team building activities for members of the Middle School team (teachers, students and at times, parents)
Attend all Parent Teacher conferences and all reporting including report cards and progress reports
Assess student performance formally and informally for progress towards meeting the program’s goals and communicate this to the HOS/Administrator and to parents when applicable.
Share in the supervision of duties outside of the classroom, including lunch, recess, and end of the day (though Art Recess is mentioned/included above).
Serve on Teacher committees and take part in the active teaching team at Akiva/JMS
Encourage and model a sense of wonder, appreciation, and moral courage for and with every member of the learning community.
Attend applicable faculty meetings, in-service days, and occasional weekend or evening after-school events
Support the student and family-centered environment that Akiva/JMS works to provide.
Respect and learn about all forms of Jewish observance and maintain the open and thoughtful environment to multiple perspectives so coveted by our teachers, families, and students.
Keep up with the discipline of best practices, and work to help identify key professional development, materials and tools that work to reflect the school's mission of academic excellence.
We are looking for someone with a passion for what they do and a commitment to strong communication with teachers, students, and parents. We look forward to meeting with any qualified candidate. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with Math Educator in the heading.
About Akiva School
Akiva Community Day School is a Kindergarten through 6th grade school that is dedicated to providing its students with the opportunity to learn about, analyze, and develop their identity as Jews and Americans in the world. Located in Nashville, TN, the school is dedicated to academic excellence in both General and Judaic Studies.