Title I Math Specialist
Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Collegiate Professional License, Postgraduate Professional License.
The license position area must be in Math (General).
The license must be in one of the following grades: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
The Title I Mathematics Specialist is responsible for supporting school-wide professional growth of classroom teachers and promoting enhanced mathematics instruction and student learning. They are responsible for strengthening classroom teachers' understanding of mathematics content and 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. Position objectives include working with administration and teachers to improve student achievement within the framework of effective mathematics instruction, an effective student response to intervention (RtI) system, and curriculum alignment. The Title I Mathematics Specialist will provide professional development activities and trainings to improve the quality of mathematics instruction for K-5 students attending Title I schools; organize well-planned professional development; support teachers in math instruction, assessment and intervention; model scientifically-based practices and strategies; and observe teachers in a non-evaluative setting offering feedback and promoting discussion of alternative strategies. Works collaboratively with the Title I Staff under the direction of the Director of Preschool and Elementary School Programs.
To keep current with VDOE instructional resources and to support teachers and administrators with curriculum alignment (taught and assessed)
To summarize and disseminate the key concepts regarding research-based strategies and curriculum to the faculty at regular intervals
To incorporate and model best-practices into the instructional model
To generate improvement in mathematics instruction and mathematics achievement by conducting on-site, on-going math-related professional development
To assist teachers in analyzing student performance data for tiered and differentiated instruction
To support school-wide progress monitoring
To distribute assessment data to the teaching staff in a usable, organized, and electronic format
To deliver Professional Development (PD) to teachers at regular intervals and attend PD, as appropriate
To perform other duties as assigned by the Principal and approved by the Director of Preschool & Elementary School Programs