Maintain a learning-focused classroom culture based on high expectations, routines, and mutual respectso that all students feel safe to move out of their comfort zone to achieve more.
Be knowledgeable about what they teach and the children they teach so that they can plan for the challenges students face when learning their subject.
Plan sequences of lessons that introduce knowledge and skills to students in a coherent way so that they deepen understanding, make connections, and master increasingly complex skills.
Provide appropriate scaffolding and support such as guided practice and lots of feedback to ensure all ranges of ability gain confidence and progress to independent proficiency.
Include opportunities for students to explain, discuss, explore, and solve problems so that students are highly engaged and encouraged to think critically and creatively.
Be flexible and responsive to student needs by regularly using check for understanding and formative assessment strategies and make adjustments to instruction if necessary.
Seek to continually improve every year by being open to coaching and engaging in other professional development opportunities in order to improve outcomes for their students and illustrate that teachers are also lifelong learners.
Act as a professional teammate, working productively with and respectfully towards their colleagues so that all feel valued, supported, and part of the team.
Utilize parents as a partner in their child’s education by keeping them regularly informed, particularly when there is a success to celebrate or an issue to address.
Accurately measure student attainment using collaboratively developed assessments so that students can reliably demonstrate the extent of their mastery of content and skills.
Qualified applicants will have demonstrated success teaching a high school Math curriculum for at least 3 years. They will also have a bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.
Experience teaching Math
Experience teaching IB Math is desirable.
About The Village School
The Village School is a PK-12 private school in the Energy Corridor of Houston, Texas. For 55 years, The Village School has served a diverse community of exceptional students. The Village School is an American school with an international community committed to developing inquisitive lifelong learners prepared to think critically, to collaborate genuinely, and to give of themselves generously, as they prepare to lead the next generation into an ever-changing world.