We are seeking a highly skilled, passionate Math teacher to teach one yearlong section of AP Statistics. This is a unique opportunity to join a highly professional faculty at a school that offers a robust and rigorous dual curriculum in General and Jewish Studies. At minimum, qualified candidates must have earned a bachelor’s degree and hold a professional teaching license in their particular subject area.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teachers report directly to their Department Chairs and also work closely with Dean of Faculty and the Academic Dean. Teachers are responsible for carrying out the following duties and responsibilities:
1. Planning and Instruction
• Plans and delivers instruction based on clear, departmentally agreed upon course learning targets.
• Uses a variety of instructional strategies based upon students’ academic needs, adjusting/differentiating instruction accordingly.
• Integrates a variety of appropriate instructional materials and technologies.
• Incorporates explicit instruction in content-based literacy skills, learning strategies and higher level thinking skills.
• Clearly communicates performance standards for excellent student work.
• Assesses student understanding using variety of formative and summative instruments aligned to course learning targets.
• Provides usable, timely, descriptive feedback to students on their work.
• Analyzes student assessment data to make instructional decisions and to reflect on lessons taught.
• Provides opportunities for students to assess their own work to monitor and to improve their learning.
3. Classroom Environment
• Establishes and maintains clear expectations for student conduct.
• Contacts parents and/or the Academic Dean to follow through if students do not remediate their misconduct.
• Engages students for the full period on appropriate learning tasks.
• Establishes respectful relationships (student/student, student/teacher) that support students’ emotional and social development.
4. Content Knowledge
• Demonstrates subject knowledge and knowledge of the approved curriculum.
• Uses subject knowledge to help students make intellectual/spiritual connections among the core concepts and/or to their own lives.
5. Professional Growth
• Reflects on professional practice, and as a result, makes changes to improve instruction and student learning.
• Engages in educational opportunities/professional development that builds pedagogical and content knowledge.
• Collaborates with colleagues to enhance professional practice and curriculum.
• Demonstrates professional judgment, ethical conduct, and appropriate language/behavior with colleagues, students, and families. Follows
polices contained in the Rochelle Zell Jewish High School Faculty Handbook.
• Follows school policies and procedures (e.g. takes accurate daily attendance, posts grades electronically in a timely manner, responds to
parent email and phone calls) and performs duties in a professional manner.