Middle School Math Teacher for 2020-21 at All Saints' Episcopal Day School

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Employer: All Saints’ Episcopal Day School

Expires: 05/25/2020

All Saints’ Episcopal Day School in Phoenix seeks an experienced and talented Middle School mathematics educator to begin August 2020. We are looking for a candidate that has a strong mathematical background and experience in teaching mathematics. We value candidates who are passionate about middle school, have a love for math, and are innovative and knowledgeable about how to make mathematics come alive both in and out of the classroom. Successful candidates can facilitate learning by recognizing individual needs and helping students develop in-depth problem solving and analytical skills in the area of mathematics.We place a high value on community and seek candidates who have excellent interpersonal skills and who work well with students, colleagues, and parents. This full-time position will teach four sections of middle school math in sixth, seventh and eighth grades, and advise a group of 10–12 students, as well as the other responsibilities of being an independent school educator. Application Process and MaterialsQualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and statement of educational philosophy via email. Only complete application packages will be considered.Qualifications●       Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, education, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.●       Education, training and/or experience in forward-thinking pedagogical approaches and theory ●       Successful experience teaching mathematics to Middle School students, and preferred experience teaching first-year High School algebra ●       Ability to utilize and integrate technology to transform instruction●       Creativity, passion for the subject matter, and a positive attitude●       An appreciation for and an understanding of the social, emotional, educational, and developmental needs of learners ages 10–14Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Innovation and LeadershipProfessional Growth●       Commit to expertise and growth in discipline content and methodology●       Engage in regular, meaningful dialogue with colleagues around best practices and professional growthCurriculum and ProgramInstructional Management●       Maintain a positive, structured, and student-centered academic environment that is supportive of diverse learners and focused on individualized growth. Classroom environment has an atmosphere of trust, consistency, and respect●       Utilize and develop learning outcomes for specified curriculum. Maintain strong standards that focus on teaching meaning and focus on problem-solving and thinking in addition to strong skills●       Integrate and use technology to enhance student learning and achievement●       Plan instructional activities in collaboration with grade-level colleagues, attend weekly collaborative planning meetings●       Demonstrate a passion for subject content, skill mastery, and foster a love of learningStudent and Team Student Support●       Serve as an advisor to 10–12 students●       Plan activities in collaboration with grade-level advisory team and attend regular collaborative planning meetings●       Provide before-school or after-school assistance to students as needed●       Understand and implement Student Success Plans with the support of our Learning Support Services Department●       Maintain timely, respectful, and proactive communication with parents; schedule meetings as necessary with parents to address concerns●       Participate in field trips and other curriculum enhancing activities●       Fulfill student supervision duties as assignedAdministrative Tasks●       Prepare grade reports, progress reports, attendance reports, and other such reports promptly and in accordance with school policy or at the request of the division head●       Execute all duties promptly, attend meetings (during and after school), and participate in committees as directed by the Head of Middle School or Head of School●       Participate in All Saints’ community activities outside of school hoursMission and Culture●       Promote and maintain a collegial, educational environment throughout the campus●       Collaborate effectively with colleagues and administration following the expectations stated in the All Saints’ Faculty/Staff Norms●       Abide by the spirit and policies in the Employee Handbook●       Uphold the spirit and guidelines of The All Saints’ Way* * * * * * * *All Saints’ Episcopal Day School in Phoenix, Arizona, is a parish-affiliated pre-k through eighth-grade coeducational institution established in 1963. Enrolling approximately 520 students, we have small class sizes and a strong focus on relationships. Our core tenets are community, academic excellence, and character cultivation.Situated 10 minutes from downtown in the north-central area of Phoenix, the campus is in an attractive residential area along beautiful tree-shaded streets. The 16-acre campus is shared with All Saints’ Episcopal Church.The challenging curriculum and close-knit, caring community reflect the traditional Episcopal appreciation of cultural, racial, socioeconomic and religious diversity. All Saints’ is open and inclusive of all religious traditions and embraces diversity as a value to be sought, including in its employment practices.All Saints’ is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest and the Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools and holds membership in the National Association of Independent Schools, the Arizona Association of Independent Schools, and the National Association of Episcopal Schools.All Saints’ Episcopal Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.