Mathematics Teacher
Description

Title: Mathematics Teacher 

Supervisor: Principal

FLSA: Exempt


Job Description

The position includes duties as classroom teacher, mathematics curriculum owner and active contributor to the overall growth of students and the school. Will perform all other day-to-day duties as a full time faculty member at Incarnate Word Academy.


Schedule  

7:30 – 3:45 Monday to Friday


Mission, Values and Sense of Community

  • Ensures that the mission and values of the Academy are upheld within the department.
  • Gives witness to integrity and respect while representing Incarnate Word Academy in the broader community.
  • Engages and becomes part of the Incarnate Word Academy community.     
  • Serves all IWA families with compassion and respect.


Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Teach a maximum of five (5) sections of mathematics in an all-girls Catholic environment to include a single or combination of Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, PreCalculus, Calculus. May also be considered to teach Honors PreCalculus, AP Calculus AB or AP Calculus BC.
  • Actively access professional development materials and evolve/improve curriculum.
  • Excitedly take on responsibilities above and beyond typical classroom duties.
  • Assume normal duties required of all faculty members as outlined in the employment contract.
  • Live the Incarnate Word Academy leadership identity and principles as a role model to students.
  • Support and implement the philosophy of Catholic education.
  • Serve as a content expert and seek out opportunities to expand his or her knowledge.
  • Thrive on a collaborative team which promotes daily brainstorming and creative thinking.
  • Exhibit a growth mindset and continually improves the way he or she operates.
  • Master diverse teaching styles and thoughtfully selects the appropriate teaching style for the material and students.
  • Often work as a co-learner in the classroom, allowing for student-led questioning and discussion and student-developed assignments.
  • Assign homework intentionally, sometimes asking students to recall or apply information but often asking them to analyze, evaluate or create.
  • Provide the principal with weekly lesson plans that align curriculum, instruction and assessment, and integrate technology into the curriculum. 
  • Use  instructional time efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate student progress effectively, keeping records and reports required by the school.
  • Constantly challenge course lesson plans to align with best practices and updated knowledge.
  • Build appropriate and professional mentorship relationships with students.
  • Value student and teacher wellness.
  • Follow directives of the principal and regulations as set forth in the school employee handbook.


Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree or above in a mathematics discipline.
  • Completion of 12 credit hours in education courses or a valid state teaching certificate.
  • Passionate about teaching mathematics skills to young women.
  • Demonstrated embracing of classroom technology and experience using it as a tool for learning (Microsoft products, iPad apps, Google apps and classroom functionality such as SmartBoards).


Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree
  • Prior teaching experience at middle school, high school or college level.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by individuals in this job classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and qualifications required of individuals in this job classification.  All job classifications may have miscellaneous job duties assigned on an as needed basis.  Management, at the appropriate level, retains the right to assign and change the duties of any position at any time.