Lowell School, a progressive independent school in NW Washington, DC, is seeking a Middle School math teacher.
Overview of Position
The Middle School Math Teacher is a full-time position that supports the progressive integration of STEM content and skills. The position is responsible for teaching 6th–8th-grade math, pre-algebra, and algebra. The position is also responsible for serving as an advisor for a group of Middle School students. Successful Lowell teachers are lifelong learners who are reflective about their practice, find ways to bring ‘real life’ into their classrooms, and seek professional development and leadership opportunities.
Candidates must have experience teaching middle school mathematics, including strong skills in teaching mathematical theory and analysis and creating dynamic classrooms with high educational standards.
Candidates’ pedagogy should be student-centered, and they should be comfortable differentiating instruction.
Candidates should have a passion for working with middle schoolers and be able to inspire students and teachers alike.
Candidates should be able to work collaboratively, have excellent communication skills, and be willing to work closely with families.
Candidates should be inspired by Lowell’s mission and have a commitment to social justice and equity, and cultural competence.
A master’s degree in education with a focus on mathematics and at least three years of successful experience as a teacher are preferred, but alternate pathways into the profession will be considered.
Experience with curriculum development, curriculum integration, and assessment strategies.
Experience with constructivist teaching/learning.
A collaborative spirit and a ready sense of humor.
If you wish to apply for the position, please send a cover letter, résumé, and three references to Kavan Yee, director of Middle School, at email@example.com. Letters of recommendation are highly encouraged.
Lowell School has a longstanding institutional commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusivity. Lowell prohibits any discrimination or harassment based on a person's race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, past or present military service, or any other ground prohibited by federal, District of Columbia, or other applicable law. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotions, termination, pay, and the work environment.
About LOWELL SCHOOL
Our mission is to create an inclusive community of life-long learners in which individual is valued and respected. At Lowell, dedicated teachers nurture curiosity and help children develop fundamental skills and deep, conceptual understandings that will last a lifetime. In the Pre-Primary School, opportunities abound for exploration, discovery, and learning. Teachers pay close attention to each child’s social, emotional, and academic development. In the Primary and Middle Schools, a rigorous, integrated curriculum—which includes the full complement of academic classes, as well as arts, technology, and physical education—engages students in active, experiential learning. A strong social curriculum develops interpersonal skills, multicultural understanding, and community engagement. A full array of after-school activities—including sports, swimming lessons, music lessons, and minicourses—are also available for all enrolled students.