Congressional School seeks a part-time Middle School Math Teacher with the ability to teach pre-algebra - calculus for the 2020-2021 school year. The Middle School Math Teacher is responsible for teaching, motivating, inspiring, and assessing middle school students in mathematics. The Math Teacher is knowledgeable about the cognitive and social-emotional development of children this age and possesses a firm understanding of advanced mathematics. In addition to the below duties and responsibilities, the Math Teacher will be positive, collaborative, innovative, and passionate.
Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and assessing a dynamic mathematics program for middle school students and using a variety of methods, materials, and techniques used to teach mathematics. The Math Teacher will assess students’ mathematical skills for the purposes of refining classroom activities and providing feedback; and actively seek opportunities for professional development in math and middle school pedagogy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively seek opportunities for professional development.
Provide information to parents about student performance.
Perform divisional responsibilities expected of faculty (for example, supervising students outside of class times, attending faculty meetings, etc.).
Ensure proper supervision for the safety and well-being of all students.
Attend school events.
Actively support the school’s vision, mission and core values.
Ideal candidates should have:
Bachelor’s degree in mathematics; preferably a Master’s degree in mathematics, education, or related field
Minimum of 2 years’ experience teaching middle school mathematics, preferably in an independent school
Strong initiative and organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
An ability to work in a joyful, collegial and collaborative environment
A sense of humor, warm personality, and growth mindset
Congressional School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age or disability. Congressional School's campus is a smoke-free work zone.
About Congressional School
Founded in 1939, Congressional School is a co-ed independent day school in the heart of Falls Church, VA. Dedicated to young learners—infants through eighth graders—Congressional School serves more than 345 students and 2,000 campers annually through its academic and summer programs. The school develops great thinkers and leaders by encouraging students to explore, embrace challenge, and grow through an innovative academic program —all in a diverse and inclusive community. Well-prepared for excellent secondary schools, Congressional School graduates have confidence, a sense of ethics, and the desire to continually and respectfully question, collaborate, create, and lead.
Teachers at Congressional School are passionate, innovative, and dedicated members of the Congressional community who embrace the vision, mission, philosophy and traditions of the School while always striving for excellence. Teachers are committed to growth as professionals and individuals, and are eager to help the school’s students strive for and be their best. Congressional is a community where learning, growing, curiosity, engagement, hard work, and play are all valued and nurtured.