A private Episcopal school located in the Memorial area of Houston, Holy Spirit Episcopal School is recognized for its warm and welcoming community where students and families are known by name. Serving students from Early Childhood through Middle School, HSES teachers and staff develop strong relationships with families and are committed to the mission of the school and to the development and success of each student.
The Middle School Mathematics Teacher works with 6th, 7th and 8th grade students utilizing the Eureka Mathematics curriculum. Proficiency in Algebra and Geometry are required for differentiation. Middle School includes one to two sections for each grade with small class sizes. Typically, Middle School teachers are responsible for four academic periods per day.
The Mathematics Teacher will facilitate the mathematical growth of students in a student-centered, developmentally appropriate environment following and adapting adopted curriculum while fostering joyful learning and encouraging higher-level thinking. The emphasis is depth over breath. Students develop a comprehensive body of mathematical knowledge while focusing on thinking, strategizing and problem-solving to reveal the “why” behind numbers. Additionally, the Mathematics Teacher will use research-based best practices to implement a differentiated and varied approach and curriculum. As a collaborative team member, the Mathematics Teacher will maintain positive relationships with all constituents, with an focus on the social-emotional needs and development of each student.
Represents the mission, purpose, leadership and values of the school.
Plans and prepares with thoughtful consideration.
Exhibits flexibility and differentiation to serve all student needs.
Commits to inclusion, respect of individuality and regard for dignity at all times.
Promotes and contributes to a positive and collaborative atmosphere with colleagues, students and families.
Upholds professional standards of personal presentation, punctuality, integrity, courtesy and discretion with students, colleagues and parents.
Demonstrates growth mindset by actively participating in and applying personal and professional growth opportunities.
Possesses proficiency in technology and willingness to further develop technological skills as applicable to position.
Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, education or related field.
Master’s degree preferred.
Texas teacher certification preferred.
At least three years of teaching experience; preferably in independent school.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrates leadership and facilitative skills, including the ability to relate effectively with administrators, staff, colleagues, parents, and students.
About Holy Spirit Episcopal School
An inclusive, faith-based high school preparatory school, Holy Spirit Episcopal School offers an exemplary education for infants through grade eight that develops the whole child while achieving academic excellence in a dynamic, Christian-based environment.