Westmark School is currently seeking an Upper School Mathematics Teacher. Our ideal candidate will possess a knowledge base and passion for teaching students, preferably with language-based and attentional learning differences, able to organize and implement an instructional program that will capitalize on student strengths in accordance with Westmark School’s mission.
Teaches high school mathematics classes to students with language-based and attentional learning differences;
As part of the Westmark Distance Learning Program - Hybrid Learning, provides high quality synchronous instruction online as well as in-person instruction to students with a specific mathematics curriculum;
Submits weekly lesson plans to the Mathematics Instructional Coach and the Upper School Director;
Integrates technology into the curriculum following best practices;
Maintains class PowerSchool page with weekly updates and posts to PowerSchool class grade book, as necessary;
Communicates with parents, Instructional Coaches, Advisor, and Division Director regarding students’ behaviors, academic concerns, and academic progress;
Uses behavior management systems that are effective for students with language-based learning differences;
Provides a positive environment which encourages students to actively participate in their own learning;
Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and the community, and
Additional responsibilities, as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education with Special Education Credential preferred and 5+ years of teaching experience to high school students in Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II, and Pre-Calculus.
Extensive experience in the field of Special Education and/or Learning Differences.
Knowledge of multi-sensory teaching methodologies.
Experience with technology, specifically iPads, Macs, PCs and SMART Technologies.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
Strong organization and time-management skills.
Desire to continue to develop professionally by learning new programs and methodologies.
Westmark School is a creative and supportive college preparatory school dedicated to educating, empowering and celebrating students with distinct learning styles, providing the tools necessary to achieve successful and fulfilling futures.
Located in Encino, CA, Westmark offers competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. We seek talented professionals committed to excellence.