The Middle School Math Teacher will teach courses pre-algebra and Algebra I. The candidate for this position will be expected to design and maintain a class environment favorable to students’ academic and personal growth and to establish effective rapport with students while maintaining proper classroom management.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Teach middle school math courses including pre-algebra and Algebra I incorporating various assessment techniques.
Provide math help after school two days a week.
Ability to diversify curriculum for various academic levels.
Teach courses in Pinewood’s exceptional Middle School Enrichment program.
Create a classroom environment that actively engages students and is developmentally appropriate for the age, maturity, and interests of the students.
Establish and maintain standards of student behavior.
Serve as a homeroom adviser within the school’s advisement program and adviser to students in the Middle School House program.
Serve as a trip chaperone for Middle School overnight trips.
Perform other related duties as directed by the Head of School, Division Heads, and the Head of the Math Department.
Core Qualifications and Credentials:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Middle or High School Math, Middle Years Math Education, or closely related field.
Track record of teaching in an independent school environment would be helpful.
Key Qualities of a Successful Candidate:
Dedicated to and a passion for teaching middle school students.
Willingness to work in a positive way with parents.
Collegial and eager to collaborate with other faculty members in a cross-disciplinary fashion.
Extraordinary verbal and written communication skills required.
Genuine concern for individual student growth and success.
Optimistic and positive, resourceful; a true lover of teaching.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically in one email and as separate documents (preferably PDFs) the following materials:
A one-page cover letter expressing their interest in this particular position and educational philosophy
A current résumé
A list of three to five professional references with name, phone number, and email address (references will be contacted only with prior candidate approval)
The School embraces a doctrine of fairness and non-discrimination in its employment processes and every aspect of school life. Pinewood is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Drug Free Work Place and is committed to building a diverse community dedicated to the individual academic, social, and emotional needs of every student. The School seeks passionate professionals with teaching experience in their field, who are willing to work hard and to share in the full life of the school, both in the classroom and beyond.
About Pinewood Preparatory School
Pinewood is an independent college preparatory school dedicated to academic excellence and character development. Through the core values of risk, truth, and exploration, the School enriches community - locally and globally.