As a member of the middle school faculty, the middle school math teacher will teach various levels of math to students in grades six through eight. Middle school teachers also fulfill the role of student advisor and will shepherd ten to twelve students in grades six through eight as their Koinonia (Greek for fellowship) leader. Our highly relational advisory program requires someone with significant emotional intelligence. Our collaborative decision making process is best served by someone who has a commitment to the school’s mission and its community. Finally, like all other faculty, the middle school math teacher will assist the overall educational efforts of the school by participating whenever and wherever he/she can.
Qualifications & Qualities
A love for children and a willingness to go above and beyond in the best interests of students
Previous teaching experience in a middle school is preferred
Experience in using the flipped classroom model
Minimum of an undergraduate degree in Math or a related field
While this is primarily a math position, a broad, generalist background in teaching would be a plus
Familiarity with and commitment to the mission of independent schools and Trinity Episcopal School
Integrity, sound judgment, self-confidence, maturity, and a sense of perspective
Excellent interpersonal, presentation, writing, organizational and communication skills
A commitment to our four primary core values of scholarship, spirituality, diversity, and integrity is essential
A high level of energy and ability to work on many tasks/projects
Initiative, the ability to collaborate and flexibility are keys
Strong critical thinking and analytic skills, problem solving and effective decision making skills
Demonstrated sensitivity to students, faculty/staff and families of varying racial, ethnic, religious, gender, cultural, disability, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic backgrounds
Become involved in the mission and life of the school beyond the primary responsibilities outlined
Communicates with his/her team, demonstrating initiative and always doing his/her best as an individual and as part of that team
Additional Salary Information: Trinity Episcopal School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through a compensation plan that compares favorably with those of other independent schools both locally and nationwide. Individual salary levels are competitive and are determined by educational background and experience.
About Trinity Episcopal School
Founded in 2000, Trinity Episcopal School is an independent, co-educational school of more than 425 students in grades K?8. Situated on an urban campus in the Garden District of Charlotte’s First Ward neighborhood, TES capitalizes upon the vibrant Center City as an extended classroom for cultural enrichment, hands?on learning, and opportunities to serve the community.
A mission?driven school, Trinity is dedicated to three equally valued and thoroughly intertwined goals: creating scholars, nurturing spirituality, and embracing diversity. TES is a place of pride and passion, where teachers and students are fully engaged. Trinity’s constructivist curriculum challenges students to academic excellence and seeks to maintain the curiosity found in young learners. In keeping with the Episcopal educational tradition, spiritual development is integral to the Trinity experience and is reflected in regular opportunities for community worship and a comprehensive service?learning program. The founders of Trinity Episcopal School sought to create a student body that would reflect the population of the Charlotte metropolitan area, and it is comprised of a diverse community of learners who lear...n together with a mutual sense of belonging, respect, and acceptance. Trinity is populated by a rich variety of people from diverse racial, ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds. This intentional pluralism is a hallmark of Episcopal schools that Trinity has embraced since its founding. Additionally, Trinity has established an honor code that holds students to the highest standards of integrity and personal conduct.