For the 2021-22 school year, Montgomery School is seeking a mathematics teacher to design and deliver outstanding math education for grades six through eight. The teacher will have a strong middle-level math background (Pre-Algebra, Algebra and Geometry) as well as an understanding of middle school learners and their needs. Highly qualified and interested candidates may also be considered for the role of Mathematics Department Chair.
Montgomery teachers are bold, creative, and compassionate and seek to develop the same dispositions in their students. Our teachers are skilled communicators with students, families, colleagues, and community partners. Excited to work with children and adolescents, our teachers are knowledgeable about developmental needs. Focused on preparation for success in an ever-changing world, they promote authentic learning grounded in the environment and community around us.
Joining our faculty means you will grow and shape the unique learning environment defined by Montgomery School’s mission and values. Across all content areas and ages, you will advise and mentor learners both in and out of class. Our teachers are also adult learners who focus on personal growth and professional development. In addition to remaining current in pedagogy and content, Montgomery teachers embrace signature strengths of the school including outdoor learning, character education and student focus on engaging and positively impacting their world. Montgomery teachers focus on developing the whole child.
This is a 10 month position beginning August 15, 2021 which reports directly tothe Middle School Head.
Develop and deliver outstanding mathematics education, engaging and supporting students in 6th through 8th grades both in and out of the classroom.
Specific duties include but are not limited to:
Skillfully employ appropriate educational technology in the classroom
Differentiate instruction within and across classes, keeping in mind student needs as well as curricular targets for each grade level
Use project-based and deeper learning techniques to open avenues for students to apply and demonstrate their learning of the foundational math concepts and skills.
Collaborate with colleagues and positively participate in professional development, adult learning initiatives, and program development opportunities afforded by the school
Maintain contact with students and parents through teacher conferences, phone calls, email, and regular updates to the classroom Canvas page, as well as written semester reports twice a year. Be available to meet with students and/or parents before and after school as needed or requested in school or virtually
Direct the various phases of work and different activities of your classes; providing classroom instruction, teaching small groups and individuals as appropriate; providing remote instruction as necessary and at times required to deliver curriculum
Conduct regular assessments of student learning and assign work as appropriate for each grade level.
Actively engage with co-curricular and advising opportunities outside of the classroom
Actively promote outdoor learning, character education and student focus on authentic engagement
As Math Department Chair (if appropriate), lead the strategic vision for the scope and sequence of the School’s Pre-K through 8th grade math curriculum.
Other duties as assigned which support the mission and high functioning of the school
Teachers should have appropriate education and experience for their desired teaching position. College and graduate work are looked on favorably when combined with a demonstrated motivation and joy for teaching children. Experience teaching and leading in schools and additionally in youth organizations, and co-curricular spaces is preferred. An interest in thinking boldly, solving creatively, and leading compassionately in the service of children will be rewarded in our process.
The school is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks to forward diversity through its programs and hiring. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
About Montgomery School
Since 1915, it has been Montgomery School's mission to provide each student with an extraordinary education in mind, body, and character. Montgomery School combines a well-rounded, forward-thinking education with traditional values so graduates are not just academically curious and engaged; they also are confident and compassionate individuals who are excited about making a difference in the 21st century global community. Students thrive with individual attention from exceptional, caring teachers. From family-style lunches, where students eat with faculty and staff, to nonsectarian chapels, where the entire School gathers as a community, students feel safe and accepted as they develop the confidence they need for lifelong independence.
Montgomery School Mission Statement:
“Montgomery School ignites each child’s love of learning and fosters their individual talents during the most formative years in order to prepare them for future success.”