Secondary Math Teacher
Must hold a certificate issued by Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: Algebra I, Algebra II, Calculus, Geometry, Math (General), Pre-Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Probability and Statistics, Trigonometry.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The certificate status must be active.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: • Teach, instruct, enlighten, demonstrate, inform, perform, direct, inspire, and repeat as needed, for pupil learning all math instruction areas 6-12. Have a firm knowledge of math concepts and operations from basic math to calculus. This position is currently focused on Pre-Algebra, Algebra and Geometry level classes. • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning; develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure; collaborate in the implementation of initiatives such as school-wide behavior management systems. • Plan a program of study that meets the individual needs and goals of students; establish clear objectives for all lessons and units; ensure that lessons -- as planned, delivered, and assessed -- are aligned with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards. • Develop lesson plans and submit them for review and feedback as scheduled; work cooperatively with administration/staff members to learn from feedback and improve the quality of instruction. Participate in ongoing analysis and planning to ensure that the school's curriculum remains aligned to state standards. • Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom while enforcing school rules and expectations in and out of the classroom. • Collaborate with special education staff to implement, to the greatest extent possible, an inclusive approach to students with special needs. Remain aware of student needs; participate in child study teams or individualized education planning; implement accommodations and modifications as indicated in student IEP's; seek advice and counsel from student support services areas when needed to ensure that all students are fully served. • Collaborate with other staff, as necessary, to implement grant-funded programming to accelerate learning for students with a variety of needs including special education, at-risk, limited English proficient students and others, to bring them to grade level proficiency. • Maintain accurate and complete records as required; maintain the confidentiality of student records and student information. Complete any documentation necessary for the academy to be in compliance with regulatory requirements, such as time and effort reporting. • Communicate with parents and make provisions for being available outside normal hours; work with parents to encourage participation in their child’s learning experiences; provide regular communication to parents regarding their children’s performance. • Maintain professional competence via conferences, mentoring, involvement in professional organizations, continuing coursework, etc. Complete all coursework and other requirements necessary to maintain teaching credentials and "highly qualified" status, as required by the teacher's assignment. • Inform the administration of needed instructional resources. Serve as an active member of high school team, assessment team, school-wide planning, school improvement or other areas of focus. • Participate in extracurricular activities such as coaching, clubs, student government, tutoring, enrichment activities, etc. • Other duties as assigned.