HS Math Teacher
***LPCS has an opening for a high school mathematics teacher for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year, though it is possible for this opportunity to turn into a position for the 2021-22 school year. This is a full-time position for a certified mathematics teacher, in the State of Indiana, at the secondary level.
The candidate must:
1. Hold a 9 thru 12 math license
2. Be able to teach Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus and Calculus
3. Demonstrate knowledge of content and pedagogy in order to design instruction
4. Have the ability to turn best practices into high quality, goal-driven results related to student achievement
5. Have the ability to use data to inform instruction and decision-making while establishing a culture for learning.
General Duties: The instructional staff’s chief responsibility is delivering educational excellence to students in each grade and subject level consistent with the mission, vision and core values of the school. Job responsibilities can be assigned and/or re-assigned at any time as determined by the administration.
Primary Job Focus
1. Maintain a godly spirit-led life and approach to work
2. Develop students personally and academically
3. Focus instruction on a biblical worldview
4. Actively support the mission, vision, and core values of the school
Areas of Responsibility
1. Maintain a godly spirit-led life and approach to work
- Spend time regularly with God in prayer and His Word
- Attend staff devotions
- Attend chapel
- Seek professional development opportunities to better serve students
- Build into the lives of students
- Provide accountability for students when necessary
- Challenge students to achieve to their potential through differentiated instruction.
- Ensure that students are aware of the Indiana State Standards and how they apply to the established curriculum of the school
- Maintain a classroom management plan that promotes student success
- create an environment of respect and rapport while managing classroom procedures
- Build all instruction upon Biblical principles
- Maintain required assessment and record keeping for students
- Teach students to understand and respectfully present their faith
- Use differentiated instruction to help each student learn in the way in which God designed him or her.
- Utilize educational opportunities for professional growth
- Support the school by attending extracurricular activities when possible
- Maintain a plan addressing curriculum review and classroom improvements
- Communicate effectively with school administrators
- Counsel and disciple parents to address students’ needs
- Handle parent communication promptly and professionally
- Collaborate with colleagues to reinforce educational objectives
- Perform additional duties occasionally assigned by administration
- Prepare adequate information and materials for substitute teachers
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
- Experience as an educator
- Bachelors degree in education or a related field
- Current Indiana teaching license
- Thoroughly appreciates children and seeks to develop them and disciple them
- Demonstrates wisdom, emotional discipline and timeliness in decision-making
- Values positive relationships and evidences relationship-building skills especially listening
- Supports the doctrinal statement of the school
- Demonstrates a Biblical educational philosophy relevant to 21st century students
- Professional appearance, written and oral communication skills and time management skills, maintains accurate records, shows professionalism
- Demonstrates competency using and integrating technology
- Has a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ, evidencing spiritual maturity
- Attends a church with a doctrinal statement consistent with the school’s doctrinal statement
- Is trustworthy and exhibits the fruit of the Spirit in speech and deeds
- Projects enthusiasm, professionalism, and poise in situations with administration, staff, and students
- Gives suggestions and opinions with a bold humility, and accepts criticism or suggestions with a teachable spirit
- Agrees with and supports the school’s statement of faith and philosophy of Christian education
- Agrees with and supports administration and board decisions/policy for the sake of unity
- Is a self-starter, able to work independently with little support
- Can keep confidences and understands the confidential nature of the records and information entrusted to him/her
- Dependable, arriving on time and working the expected hours each week
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to actively perform work in classroom, office, and other business and community settings. The employee must have the ability to move freely and perform duties in numerous locations throughout the day (typically involving frequent standing, walking, sitting, bending, and lifting). The employee will be exposed to the noise and activity of a school setting including weather conditions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Supervision and evaluation
Instructional staff are supervised by the appropriate principal. Evaluation is an on-going process administered regularly by the principal with yearly formal evaluations.
Commitment requiredThe instructional staff is expected to be in the building from 7:25 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on all school days. Teacher in-service days before, during and after school are also required.
This is a salaried position.
Instructional staff are contracted to work 190 days.
A benefits package is offered. It includes five paid sick days and two paid personal days.