MATHEMATICS CONTENT SPECIALIST

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Description

PURPOSE:

 
To support the professional growth of elementary and middle school mathematics teachers by strengthening classroom teachers’ understanding of mathematics content. To promote enhanced mathematics instruction and student learning by helping teachers develop more effective mathematics teaching practices that allow all students to reach high standards as well as sharing research addressing how students learn mathematics.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and a valid AZ teacher’s certificate.
  • Masters or endorsement in the area of mathematics with SBR knowledge based preferred with no less than 24 hours of math content and passage of the AEPA in the math content area
  • Arizona certified elementary or secondary teacher
  • A minimum of 5 years of teaching experience
  • Must be highly qualified in Mathematics content
  • Demonstrates proficiency in teaching evidenced by principal’s evaluations and student achievement
  • Demonstrates knowledge of state and national standards and district adopted curriculum and instructional materials
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and works effectively in a professional learning community
  • Demonstrates knowledge of a wide range of assessments and use of data information systems
  • Continues professional growth through participation in educational meetings and defined professional growth opportunities, reading professional literature, and exchanging ideas with colleagues
  • Continues professional development in the area of research-based exemplary practices in curriculum, instruction and assessment, and the common core in areas of mathematics
  • Demonstrates ability in working with diverse populations (ELL, Special Education)
  • Continues professional growth through participation in educational meetings and defined professional growth opportunities, reading professional literature, and exchanging ideas with colleagues
  • Evidence of strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate in oral and written form
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable
 
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
  • Coordinates development of common core curriculum and trains teachers to implement common core
  • Align, revise, and teach math staff curriculum to integrate common core curriculum K-8
  • Collaborates with individual teachers through co-planning, co-teaching, and coaching.
  • Supports teams in common assessment, evaluation, and planning for teaching.
  • Collaborates through Collective Inquiry to develop a comprehensive site plan for supporting instruction with the newly adopted text due to LEA Corrective Action
  • Facilitates teachers’ use of successful, research-based instructional strategies, including differentiated instruction for diverse learners.
  • Visits schools and observes classrooms on a regular basis to ensure consistency of what is taught from school to school and teacher to teacher and recommends effective instructional strategies.
  • Models lessons in classroom situations for observations by teachers.
  • Assists teachers in lesson planning, data analysis, flexible grouping and integration of inquiry based pedagogy
  • Interprets formal and informal assessment data to assist teachers in planning for effective instruction.
  • Assists the Assistant Superintendent for Teaching & Learning to ensure the curriculum is aligned to state standards.
  • Works with school teams to create professional development plans in mathematics based on school and district data.
  • Attends leadership meetings with Teaching & Learning and school administrators to plan professional development and analyze District and school data.
  • Participates in professional development at the District and/or school level.
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned.
 
 

Posted By

Isaac School District

3348 W. MCDOWELL RD , PHOENIX, AZ 85009
 

At the following locations

District Office

3348 West McDowell Road , Phoenix, AZ 85009



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$7,029

State Average: $8,651

% ELL Students

30%

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

20.99

State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students

11%

State Average: 12%

FTE

781

State Average: 143