Middle School Math Teacher

Centner Academy is a progressive independent ‘happiness’ school where world languages, values-based education, mindfulness, and student-centered academics infuse every interaction with joy and learning. Through a unique blend of diverse academic paradigms, the school engages students from the very beginning in an innovative environment supported by five Key Pillars: language mastery, leadership, values-based character development, mindfulness, and life skills.

Centner’s curriculum philosophy was developed by a team of seasoned educators to meet the needs and expectations of globally minded families. Our intention is to shape future adults who are not only confident and poised to succeed, but who also have the character and skills needed to make the world a better, kinder and more loving place for all.

Centner Academy is looking for an exceptional Middle School Math Teacher to join its growing faculty for the 2021-2022 school year. Must be comfortable being in person on campus with students.  Shifts will be 8 hours daily.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach classes as assigned, providing effective and professional classroom instruction, assessment, and management.
  • Provide individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Design and implement curriculum and instruction consistent with the mission, values, and standards established with the Centner program.
  • Collaborate with colleagues on curriculum development and on enhancing instructional practices and strategies.
  • Establish effective communications and relationships with students and parents.
  • Timely and professional completion of required reports and tasks (e.g., lesson plans, grades, correspondence with parents and students, examinations and quizzes, attendance, etc.).
  • Administer and develop Math specific assessments for the purpose of assessing student competency levels and/or developing individual learning plans.
  • Assist with the preparation for SAT and ACT prep.
  • Exhibit a growth mindset about teaching practices and work toward professional goals and development.
  • Help to maintain school policies, regulations, and expectations.
  • Develop and maintain professional, collaborative, and collegial relationships with faculty and staff, as well as with community partners to the benefit of students and classes.
  • Support the work of the Principal and administrative leadership team.
  • Participate in in-service workshops, meetings, sessions, and all other defined activities, as well as other areas of school life.
  • Represent the school at community or public events in the highest ethical manner.
  • Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned by the Centner administration.
  • Be responsible at all times for the supervision of students in your care during classes and for students generally at all times when on campus or off campus.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college with a major in Math.
  • At least two years of Middle School Math teaching experience.
  • Solid background in algebra I & II, geometry, and pre-calculus. Experience with finite topics (probability & statistics, graph theory) and calculus is a plus.
  • Deep dedication to learning and developing as an educator.
  • Collaborative work style paired with the ability to take initiative.
  • Strong classroom management skills and expertise in differentiating instruction.

Nonessential skills and experience:

  • Eagerness to learn new technology and systems.
  • Strong analytical abilities and enthusiasm for data-driven instruction.
  • Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace change, growth, and learning.
  • Experience working closely with diverse families.

To apply, please submit a copy of your resume. Please also provide professional references (name and full contact information) with application. Compensation is competitive and based on experience. This is a year-round position. Staff training often occurs in summer months.

To apply, please submit a copy of your resume. Please also provide professional references (name and full contact information) with application. Compensation is competitive and based on experience. This is a year-round position. Staff training often occurs in summer months.

Centner Academy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to welcoming and celebrating a diverse student and faculty population. We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is the policy of the school that employment decisions for all applicants and employees will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability, or other characteristics protected under local, state, or federal law. No employee will be retaliated against for raising concerns under this policy. We seek each employee’s contribution and assistance in helping us maintain equal employment opportunity. Centner Academy does not mandate the Covid-19 vaccine.

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