Temporary Middle School Math Teacher - Medical Leave Coverage
BELMONT DAY SCHOOL
Location: Belmont, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Inspire and Challenge.
At Belmont Day School, we foster intellectual curiosity, honor differences, and empower meaningful contribution with excellence, respect, honesty, responsibility, caring, and joy.
Belmont Day School is a pre-kindergarten to eighth grade independent school founded in 1927 by a group of parents committed to providing children with an excellent foundation and many opportunities for creative expression. Our six values of honesty, caring, joy, responsibility, respect, and excellence permeate the culture for adults and children.
Middle School Math Teacher - Medical Leave Coverage
We are seeking an innovative and versatile middle school educator to serve as a 7th grade math teacher, middle school advisor, and collaborate with a collegial and skilled team of faculty to provide medical leave coverage beginning January 16, 2023 (or as soon as possible after that) through April 14, 2023.
As a teacher and advisor, this person will serve as an integral member of the middle school grade-level teams and math department. Deep knowledge of and appreciation for teaching mathematics, including knowledge of number properties, decimals, fractions, percent, measurement, statistics, geometry, order of operations, ratio, number theory, probability, algebraic thinking, basic trigonometry, linear equations, systems and inequalities, polynomials, quadratic functions, graphing inequalities, radical and rational functions, and exponential functions are required. A qualified candidate will also possess a strong enthusiasm, deep knowledge of, and familiarity with middle school students and a commitment to fostering and modeling our core values, in addition to the ability to integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion into their pedagogy and treatment of students, parents, and colleagues.
This is a full-time, temporary, exempt position that is not eligible for benefits aside from what is required by law. This is a temporary position which reports to the middle school head.
Teach four sections of middle school math
Serve as a middle school Advisor
Create and deliver rigorous, effective, and compelling curricular experiences
Work to ensure academic excellence (the ability of students to approach novel tasks with the confidence, mindset, and skills to accomplish them successfully)
Collaborate with the grade-level teams and math department to support co-curricular programming and the development of adolescents beyond the classroom
Run a middle school club
Keep careful anecdotal and assessment records to inform and write comprehensive student reports
Lead and assist in parent-teacher conferences focused on the social, emotional, and academic growth of middle school students
Provide regular, constructive, and specific feedback to students to encourage their growth and improvement as mathematicians
Establish and maintain strong home-school partnerships with families to ensure students’ success
Commit to fostering an equitable and inclusive community both in and outside of the classroom
Engage with students routinely by providing coverage at lunch, recess, dismissal, or other duties as needed
Belmont Day seeks candidates who will add to the diversity of our community. The school will always be maintained as a non-sectarian institution. The school is an equal opportunity employer. The school complies with all legal requirements in connection with admissions and access to programs, facilities and employment practices regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, or disability
Belmont Day School is a pre-kindergarten through eighth grade independent school in founded in 1927 by a group of parents committed to providing children with an excellent academic foundation and many opportunities for creative expression. We value honesty, caring, joy, responsibility, respect and excellence.