The Langley School, a PS-8 independent school in McLean, Virginia, seeks a Primary and Lower School Math Specialist beginning in August 2020. The math specialist works with primary and lower school constituencies to promote and support mathematics learning and development, focusing in particular on kindergarten through 2nd grade. Partnering with a second math specialist, who focuses on upper elementary instruction, the math specialist serves as a curricular leader in mathematics education and leads professional development initiatives. In cooperation with the director of academic resource and other members of the academic resource department, the math specialist partners with teachers to support students with a variety of learning styles. As facilitators of school-wide assessment practices, the academic resource department collaborates with classroom teachers as they administer, score, and evaluate assessments. The math specialist is an integral member of child study teams, collaborates with colleagues to create and implement action plans for students as needed, and monitors students’ progress in cooperation with classroom teachers and members of the academic resource department. Additionally, the math specialist models small and whole group instruction.
Master’s degree in education; at least five years teaching experience, preferably in the early elementary setting; excellent written and verbal communication; skill in collaborating with colleagues; expertise in mathematics; commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive learning environment; and a passion for working with children of all ages.
Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to: Amy Jones Director of Academic Resource
The Langley School 1411 Balls Hill Road McLean, VA 22101
The Langley School is comprised of students, teachers, parents, and staff who believe that a diverse school community promotes learning and growth, preparing students for responsible and compassionate citizenship in the global community. We administer all programs and policies without discrimination based on race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, or any other category to the extent protected by applicable laws.
About The Langley School
Founded upon a deep appreciation for childhood, and an abiding belief in the necessity and power of parent/teacher partnership, The Langley School offers an exceptional community and an individually attuned academic program—proving both to be mutually reinforcing and equally essential.