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Applying for Position:
UPPER SCHOOL MATH TEACHER
New Roads School,
Los Angeles, CA

This opening calls for specific teaching qualifications set by the school.

JOB SUMMARY

New Roads School provides an inspired college preparatory program from which an authentically diverse student population, mirroring the rich diversity of Los Angeles, develops a personal dedication to learning, a respect for independent thinking, an expanding curiosity about the world and its people, and a commitment to the common good. 

The Upper School Math Teacher is a professional, experienced and passionate educator with teaching experience at the upper school level (grades 9-12).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • An understanding of, and commitment to, New Roads’ philosophy and approach to education.
  • A firm commitment to social justice and working with a diverse community.
  • Thorough knowledge of subject matter, including use of correct math vocabulary, and effectiveness in teaching.
  • Ability to teach both procedural and conceptual problems through application.
  • Experience and interest in differentiated instruction, project-based, constructivist approach to teaching and learning, as well as portfolio, authentic, and performance assessment.
  • Solid organization, communication and writing skills.
  • Excellent classroom management skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrated mastery of broad Mathematical content.
  • Provide students with opportunities and support in the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills, the exploration of ideas, and the development of leadership qualities.
  • Maintain and communicate high expectations and boundaries in a consistently kind, clear and respectful manner.
  • Maintain a climate of trust and mutual respect, which encourages students to risk asking questions, expressing their opinions, and making mistakes necessary to the learning process.
  • Ensure students are engaged through activities and technology that accommodate various learning styles, personality styles, behavioral styles, and the need for physical movement.
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to create interdisciplinary units that teach grade-level content knowledge and skills through Mathematics.
  • Provide ongoing and timely feedback to students on their progress towards meeting big goals by frequently checking for understanding and formative assessment.
  • Communicate respectfully and thoughtfully with parent/ guardians remaining sensitive to different families’ cultures, values and needs.
  • Show a commitment to supporting the holistic development of the student, both inside and outside of the class.
  • Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.A. degree required/ M.A. degree preferred in Mathematics or related field.
  • Minimum five years teaching experience is required.


BENEFITS

  • Medical insurance (Employee covered 100%)
  • Dental insurance (Employee covered 100%)
  • Vision insurance (Employee covered 100%)
  • Life insurance (Company Paid)
  • Long Term Disability (Company Paid)
  • Retirement 403(b) Savings (immediate matching)
  • Flexible Spending Account Section 125 Cafeteria Plan(s) (Medical and Dependent Care)
  • Paid holidays, sick leave and personal days

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