SY2024-2025 - Middle School Math Teacher - SEEKING SHORT-TERM APPROVAL/CONTENT KNOWLEDGE PATHWAYS APPLICANTS

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Berwyn North School District 98 is located in Berwyn, Illinois. The district has three elementary schools and one middle school and serves more than 2,500 students in Pre-K through 8th grade. Our district is committed to mutual respect and cultural diversity. We foster strong partnerships among students, school staff, families, and the community and empower students to solve problems, make decisions and apply technology so they can reach their full personal, academic and civic potential. We offer a Dual Language Program to ensure students are fluent in two languages, a STEAM Program, and 1-to-1 technology to prepare students for the future. 
 
Job Title: Middle School Math Teacher

SEEKING SHORT-TERM APPROVAL AND CONTENT KNOWLEDGE PATHWAY APPLICANTS - https://www.isbe.net/Pages/educator-licensure-approvals.aspx

Classification: Classified
 
Accountability: Reports to building level administrators
 
Job Profile: The Middle School Math Teacher instructs students, facilitates student learning, monitors progress, disciplines as necessary, and performs other duties as required. 
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Instructs students as outlined in existing lesson plans
  • Establishes positive, standards-based learning expectations for students
  • Maintains established routine of school and classroom procedures 
  • Creates a flexible class environment conducive to student learning and personal growth
  • Fosters effective rapport with students; encourages self-discipline and responsibility; ensures fairness and exhibits an understanding and respect for students
  • Establishes a safe, orderly environment and maintains reasonable rules of conduct in accordance with the District’s student discipline code in the classroom and on school grounds (including playgrounds, lunchrooms, hallways, etc.)  
  • Tracks attendance per school protocol
  • May coordinate and attend class field trips; may work in extracurricular and after-school activities
  • Communicates effectively with parents when needed
  • Completes other duties as assigned
 
Qualifications:
  • Professional Educator License issued by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)
  • Appropriate subject area content endorsement, if applicable
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university  

For Content Knowledge Pathway (Non-PEL Holders) Applicants https://www.isbe.net/Pages/educator-licensure-approvals.aspx

  • Bachelor's Degree in teaching content area or a Bachelor's Degree in any area plus 32 semester hours of content area coursework
  • Pass the applicable licensure content test
  • Submit ISBE Form 83-88
  • Must be willing to complete an approved educator preparation program
  • 1 year of experience on the STA plus a proficient or higher evaluation rating will waive student teaching

 For Short-Term Approval for Teachers Applicants   https://www.isbe.net/Pages/educator-licensure-approvals.aspx

  • Hold a valid PEL endorsed in a teaching field
  • ONE of the following:

  • 9 semester hours of coursework in the applicable content area
  • A passig score on the applicable content area test
  • Submit ISBE Form 73-96

  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
    • Prior experience working with children/adolescents
    • Passion for working with children/adolescents
    • Strong desire and commitment to educating Berwyn’s youth
    • Subject matter knowledge consistent with state certification requirements
    • Understanding of effective teaching principles and familiarity with contemporary best practices and strategies with regard to classroom management and behavior management 
    • Ability to modify instruction based on student needs
    • Ability and willingness to cooperate with faculty and administrators to meet identified short- and long-term targets and execute an overall education program
    • Understanding of the complex physical, intellectual, and social-emotional needs of students 
    • Ability to read, write, and speak proficiently in English; ability to interpret lesson plans, procedures and textbooks; ability to present information effectively and respond appropriately to questions and concerns from students, administrators and parents
    • Willingness/Ability to assist with the management of student misbehavior
    • Ability to lift 10-20 lbs 

    Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Ability to read, write, and speak proficiently in Spanish
    • Knowledge of peer mediation and conflict resolution techniques and the ability to apply these strategies in the classroom, lunchroom, or the playground 
    • Ability to help increase student achievement as defined by the IEP.  Functions to include but not be limited to: 

    • Assisting students with developing thinking skills and content knowledge
    • Providing accommodations and modifications as needed
    • Planning and implementation of standards-based instruction 
    • Establishing a positive classroom environment and culture for learning
    • Analyzing data and action-planning
    • Providing reports for and attending IEP meetings
    • Providing data and reports that are evidence of student progress
    • Consistently communicating with stakeholders

     
    Disclaimer: This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.  

    Posted By

    Berwyn North School District #98

    6633 W. 16th Street , Berwyn, IL 60402
     

    At the following locations

    Lincoln Middle School

    6633 W. 16th Street , Berwyn, IL 60402