Founded in 1764, Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School balances a rigorous comprehensive college preparatory curriculum with healthy social and emotional development. We dedicate ourselves to educating students with diverse talents and backgrounds and offer them opportunities to learn, reflect and safely express their ideas and creativity. With our parent body, we share a fundamental commitment to high academic achievement and the development of social responsibility.
GRAMMAR SCHOOL MATH COORDINATOR POSITION
The Math Coordinator works with the Grammar School Director, Assistant Director, Grade-Level Coordinators, Classroom Teachers, Math Specialists, and other colleagues to ensure that the Grammar School Math curriculum is well suited to the CGPS community and meets best practices in math learning. The Math Coordinator position is a full time position charged with supporting all PK to 4th grade classroom teachers. This person will provide essential leadership in developing and maintaining an excellent mathematical program for all of the students and teachers at Columbia Grammar. The Coordinator will focus on enhancing teachers’ ability to provide instruction that builds students’ sense of engagement in the ownership of learning.
Maintain and Share Professional Expertise
Keep current on new developments in mathematics learning and act as a resource to the CGPS community
Lead conversations with faculty, administrators and parents about curricular and pedagogical enhancements, including instructional best practices, assessments and learning trajectories.
Work with faculty to define and document learning outcomes by designing assessments using those to track student progress
Collaborate with the Grammar School Director to develop a coherent, rich, sound K-2 math curriculum, enhancing the scope and sequence currently in place
Review and oversee the Grammar School math curriculum, monitor continuity across grade levels, in partnership with the other math teachers
Examine and articulate the vertical progression of mathematical ideas and skills from grades PK to 4 ensuring consistency, continuity, and coherence within and across grade-levels
Support math curriculum integration in other content areas where meaningful
Liaise with the Middle school math department to ensure that students transition seamlessly in their mathematics learning from Grammar School to Middle School
Lead Faculty Development
Collaborate with Grammar School teachers in unit and lesson planning in order to encourage using best practices and differentiation in the area of mathematics instruction.
Lead professional development in collaboration with Head of Grammar School for Curriculum Development and Documentation
Mentor and coach Grammar School faculty, ensuring strong mathematical learning and instruction
Support differentiated mathematics instruction in all classrooms
Monitor and Assess Student Learning
Assess student progress and maintain records
Observe students at the request of the faculty and help to identify students in need to additional learning support
Participate on evaluation teams; Research, teach, and model best practices for all learners
Interested candidates, please send a resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cover letters should be addressed to Ms. Sarah McLean, Grammar School Director. Subject header should include the words “Grammar School Math Coordinator.”
Evidence of expertise in contemporary mathematics pedagogy
Advanced degree in mathematics teaching or mathematics leadership strongly preferred
At least three years of experience in teaching PK to 4th grade learners