Charles River School is a unique, inclusive independent PreK-8 school that nurtures each student by igniting curiosity, encouraging creativity, and cultivating intellectual engagement. Our graduates know themselves, understand others, and shape the future of our diverse world with confidence and compassion.
We are seeking an experienced middle school math educator to teach 7th and 8th grade math and be a member of the 7/8 teaching team. The successful candidate will be one who brings a problem-solving approach to instruction and also ensures that mathematical skills are mastered in a safe classroom climate that fosters a thoughtful give and take of ideas and comfort with taking risks.
Planning and teaching two sections each of 7th and 8th grade math
Differentiating when necessary to provide support and/or the opportunity to accelerate when appropriate
Setting clear, well-paced learning objectives and providing regular feedback to students regarding their progress
Continuing the middle school Mathcounts program
Acting as an advisor to approximately 4-6 students in grades 7 and 8
Communicating with parents about curriculum and student progress
Brainstorming ideas for and teaching middle school Elective classes
Working collaboratively with the 7/8 team to plan and implement Growth Education curriculum, to organize field trips and social events, and to share information about students
Demonstrated mastery of middle school math content and ability to communicate concepts in a clear and concise manner
Facility with non-routine problem solving
Excellent classroom management, including communicating and maintaining course expectations and behavioral boundaries
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
Enthusiasm for working with middle school students
Commitment to the CRS middle school belief in active engagement with the school community and the world beyond us
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Attention to detail and impeccable follow-through
Demonstrated understanding and implementation of current educational technology
Charles River School actively seeks candidates who represent diversity. Interested individuals should send a resume and letter of interest to Associate Head of School Elizabeth Clayton (email@example.com).
About Charles River School
Charles River School, located in Dover, Massachusetts, just west of Boston, provides a challenging and rewarding academic experience for children in PreKindergarten through eighth grade. Founded in 1911, the school’s mission is to create a community characterized by curiosity and exploration, as well as respect for self and others. In an intellectually and culturally rich environment of small classes, hands-on engagement, and personal attention from teachers and mentors, students learn critical thinking, analytical reasoning, cogent speaking and writing, and both logical and creative problem-solving skills. With a student enrollment of 180 drawn from 24 towns, Charles River School values diversity and works to maintain an inclusive community. The school program includes strong academics, arts and athletics.