Green Hedges School seeks an experienced Middle School Math Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Green Hedges is a private independent preschool through Grade 8 school with approximately 160 students in Vienna, VA, which is fourteen miles west of Washington, DC.
Requirements: A successful candidate will have:
Subject area expertise: Elementary and Middle School (Grades 3-8)
Skills and Concepts: Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry
Undergraduate degree (masters preferred) in education or a math-related field
Minimum of 2 - 5 years of related teaching experience.
A high level of energy
Enthusiasm for math as an essential life component for all learners
Excellent time management skills
Understanding of how technology best supports instruction and learning and how to implement in the classroom
Successful candidates must complete a required background check.
Implement developmentally appropriate curriculum and instruction that encourages students to be actively engaged in the learning process, using Green Hedges’ Mission and Curriculum Overview as a guide
Create positive learning communities within the classroom that acknowledge and respect children’s social and emotional interactions and growth
Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of a variety of students with different learning styles as well as areas of strength and weakness. Employ a variety of teaching methods and approaches to ensure optimal learning for all students.
Coordinate curriculum mapping, maintain accurate records, and plan intentional, engaging lessons
Build on knowledge of how children learn best through professional development and working closely with colleagues
Work diligently and promptly to maintain positive and constructive home-school communication
Serve as a Middle School advisor
Conduct parent-teacher conferences
Use assessment and evaluation tools to guide instructional decisions; maintain accurate, up-to-date records and communicate results to students, parents and appropriate others in a timely manner with regard to student progress and performance
Manage resources effectively and meet deadlines and meeting schedules set by the School
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and department meetings, as applicable
Perform professional duties efficiently and as assigned by the Head of School or the Assistant Head of School. These duties include but are not limited to recess duty, lunch duty and dismissal duty
Reports to: Head of School and Assistant Head of School
Interested candidates should submit 1) letter of interest, 2) three references and 3) resume to: email@example.com.
About Green Hedges School
All children embark on their own educational journeys brimming with potential, informed by nature, and nurtured through personal experience. We believe each journey is better and more nourishing if, during these formative years, it takes place within a deeply-connected and diverse community. Such a community provides children a supportive, physically- and emotionally-safe environment where they become confident learners who take risks and actively engage in their world. Green Hedges is this community.