Incarnate Word Academy is accepting applications from qualified candidates for math positions to begin in August 2020.
The positions include duties as classroom teacher, math curriculum owner, and active contributor to the overall growth of students and the school.
Teach maximum of 5 sections of math per semester in an all-girls Catholic environment.
Actively access professional development materials and evolve / improve curriculum.
Excitedly take on responsibilities above and beyond typical classroom duties.
This position requires a professional who:
Holds a bachelor’s degree or above in related field.
Has completed 12 credit hours in education courses or holds a valid state teaching certificate.
Is passionate about teaching math skills to young women.
Lives the Incarnate Word Academy leadership identity and principles as a role model to students.
Supports and implements the philosophy of Catholic education.
Participates in building faith community.
Serves as a content expert and seeks out opportunities to expand his or her knowledge.
Thrives on a collaborative team, which promotes daily brainstorming and creative thinking.
Exhibits a growth mindset and continually improve the way he or she operates.
Masters diverse teaching styles and thoughtfully selects the appropriate teaching style for the material and students.
Often works as a co-learner in the classroom, allowing for student-led questioning and discussion and student-developed assignments.
Assigns homework intentionally, sometimes asking students to recall or apply information but often asking them to analyze, evaluate or create.
Embraces classroom technology and uses it as a tool for learning (Microsoft products, iPad apps, Google apps and classroom functionality such as SmartBoards).
Uses instructional time efficiently and effectively.
Evaluates student progress effectively, keeping records and reports required by the school.
Constantly challenges course lesson plans to align with best practices and updated knowledge.
Builds appropriate and professional mentorship relationships with students.
Values student and teacher wellness.
Preferred Experience and characteristics:
Prior teaching experience at high school or college level
Experience teaching math
About Incarnate Word Academy
Incarnate Word Academy, a Catholic college preparatory high school for young women, is uniquely situated in thriving and diverse downtown Houston surrounded by Minute Maid Park, Discovery Green, the George R. Brown Convention Center, and bustling centers of business and the arts. The oldest Catholic high school in Houston, Incarnate Word Academy is owned and operated by the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament and is celebrating over 140 years since its inception in 1873. Today, the student body represents fifty-six Catholic parishes and 108 zip codes across the metropolitan area, yet remains a friendly, intimate community of just over 350 young women.