Math Instructional Specialist

Job | Posted 22 days ago
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Math Instructional Specialist

Position Purpose

Works under the guidance and supervision of the Coordinator of Math Instruction and Director of Curriculum and Instruction, to provide leadership and expertise in math content and curriculum.

Essential Functions
  • Assists in the planning, developing, implementing and monitoring of all math programs, services, activities and curriculum;
  • Ensures proper correlation between math instructional delivery and the attainment of Standards of Learning;

  • Develops and implements math district assessments;

  • Conducts classroom observations to provide feedback that facilitates teacher reflection and growth; 

  • Monitors all levels of Math performance data;

  • Collaborates with teachers and administration to analyze assessment data, diagnose instructional needs and identify research-based instructional strategies to address areas for improvement;

  • Develops instructional resources and materials to support the implementation of common assessments, performance-based assessments, and project-based learning;

  • Provides guidance and participation in division and school improvement initiatives;

  • Assists with organizing and coordinating instructional committees;

  • Plans and facilitates administrative and staff professional development/professional learning communities focused on research-based instructional best practices

  • Assists in collaborating and consulting with other staff to coordinate the instructional program;

  • Prepares information for local, state and federal reports;

  • Prepares and maintains files and records;

  • Performs related tasks as required.

Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Supervisor of Math Instruction and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
                Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

Travel Requirements
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of current best teaching methods and educational pedagogy for mathematics teaching and learning
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.

  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.

  • Ability to use computer network systems and software applications as needed.

  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders.

  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

  • Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

  • Works in standard office and school building environments.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Works in standard office and school building environments.
Qualifications Profile
Must possess a current Virginia Teaching License with an endorsement in elementary, middle, or high school Math.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in elementary education, mathematics or related discipline; Master’s degree preferred but not required.

  • Must possess a current Virginia Teaching License with the appropriate endorsement.

  • Minimum of 3 years successful teaching experience.

  • Instructional leadership experience is preferred.

Terms of Employment
  • Salary Range:   Salary Scale $56,960 to $95,413 ($2,944 Additional for Master’s Degree) 
  • Contract:          11 Months Employment
  • Benefits:           Employer Portion Paid Retirement, Life Insurance, Contribution to Medical Insurance, Personal and Sick Leave

FLSA Status:       Exempt

Posted By

Suffolk Public Schools

P.O. Box 1549 100 N Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23439

At the following locations

School Administrative Offices

100 North Main Street , Suffolk, VA 23434