Key School is seeking a full-time Middle School Math teacher for the 2023-2024 academic year. Primary responsibilities include teaching three sections of Math (two preparations) and playing a role as a Math resource teacher. In addition, this position would include a role as an Advisor to a group of 12-14 students. This teacher would also offer a club or activity during half of the school year.
Teaches three sections of Middle School Math
Provides support as a Math resources teacher
Advisor to a group of 12-14 students
Duties such as lunch and break supervision
Collaboration with Math colleagues in the Middle School and other divisions
The Ideal Candidate Possesses the Following Characteristics:
Educational background in Math and has experience teaching Math at the Middle School level
Commitment to Key School’s values
Accessible and responsive; serves others through collaborative problem-solving and openness to new ideas
A self-starter with the capacity to build relationships and engage students, parents, staff, and colleagues
Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to establish trust and credibility
Culturally competent and nurturing teacher with the versatility to work with a diverse group of students
Familiar with learning management systems such as Google Classroom and be able to create and deliver engaging multimedia content using various digital tools
Bachelor's degree; Master’s degree preferred
Two to three years of classroom teaching experience
Key School offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance, a generous 403(b) Plan, and much more.
The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
The ability to navigate stairs as part of daily routines; mobility around a mid-size campus with uneven pavement. The ability to maneuver as necessary within a regular classroom; and the ability to rearrange furniture for activities is occasionally required.
All candidates for teaching positions should be familiar with learning management systems such as Seesaw and Google Classroom and be able to create and deliver engaging multimedia content using various digital tools. Key is a Google Workspace for Education school. Candidates should be proficient in using Google applications, have a solid understanding of cloud-based storage and file-sharing platforms, and efficiently manage email and scheduling using Gmail and Google Calendar. They should be proficient in virtual communication tools such as Zoom or Google meet and have basic troubleshooting skills to resolve common technical issues that may arise in the classroom.
About the School:
Founded in 1958 by professors from St. John's College, Key School engages children from 2.5 years of age through grade 12 in a progressive, coeducational, college-preparatory program on its picturesque 15-acre campus 4 miles from downtown Annapolis.
Key School is a dynamic, tight-knit community deeply committed to ensuring students are supported and challenged to excel educationally and personally and be confident, courageous, critical thinkers prepared to engage with the world. Our Community is as diverse as it is warm and welcoming.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:
Key is particularly interested in candidates with experience in creating inclusive school settings and who are culturally responsive. We are seeking candidates with a commitment to educational equity and justice. We learn and grow both as individuals and as a school community when students and adults of diverse backgrounds, abilities and identities develop an understanding of and respect for our commonalities and differences. Together, we have created a community that reflects diversity across a broad spectrum and will help fulfill Key’s promise to prepare our students for the challenges and responsibilities they will assume in an increasingly connected yet diverse and pluralistic world. The diverse student body is 39% students of color, and 32% of our students receive financial aid to create a socioeconomically diverse community. Learn more about our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Key.
SCHOOL CULTURE STATEMENT
Founded in 1958 by professors from St. John's College, Key School engages children from 2.5 years of age through grade 12 in a progressive, coeducational, college-preparatory, day program on its picturesque 15-acre campus located 4 miles from downtown Annapolis. Perhaps no mandate in Key School's Mission Statement lies closer to the heart of the community than its injunction to "Sustain an ethical school culture that engenders an inherent respect for the dignity of every human being, recognizes that personal liberty must be balanced by personal responsibility and individual action by the needs of others, and stresses to all members of the School community the importance of trust, mutual respect, and compassion."
Key students are collaborative critical thinkers who are motivated and open-minded. Highly committed to their students, Key faculty and staff are supportive, industrious, creative, and approachable. A student-centered environment, Key places great value on respectful open discourse among students and adults alike.
With a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, Key is particularly interested in candidates with experience in creatin...g inclusive school settings and who are culturally responsive. We are seeking candidates with a commitment to educational equity and justice. Key School is an equal opportunity employer.