High School Mathematics

Mathematics Teacher (Grades 9-12) - Anticipated Position PurposeUnder the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students` skills and competence in basic and complex mathematical principles, equations, formulas and calculations, as well as an understanding of the application of mathematics in the solution of practical problems.Essential Performance Responsibilities

  • Develops and administers mathematics curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials for subject area, and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Teaches knowledge and skills in mathematics, including concepts such as real an imaginary numbers, formulas, calculations and geometry, and promotes creative thinking and analysis in all related subject areas.
  • Designs learning activities to demonstrate the application of mathematics to everyday existence and problem-solving.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student`s needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
  • Maintains familiarity with district and Connecticut State standardized tests for the purpose of adapting curriculum to maximize student achievement on such tests.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students` education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school`s standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.

 

Additional Duties

Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.

                Note:    

The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Equipment

Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

Travel Requirements

Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of mathematic subject areas, including arithmetic equations, calculus, trigonometry, geometry, and other related areas.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

 

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

Works in standard office and school building environments.

                Note:    

Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.

Qualifications Profile

  • Certification/License:
  • Kansas State Certification as a Mathematics Education Teacher.
  • Motor Vehicle Operator`s License or ability to provide own transportation.

 

Education

  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.

 

Experience

Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred.

FLSA Status:       Exempt

Salina USD 305



Job Start Date: January-7-2020
Applications Due By: January-7-2020

Job Contact Information

Rae Brecheisen - Rae.Brecheisen@usd305.com - 7853094713

Employer Information

Salina USD 305 www.usd305.com

 

Thank you for your interest in USD 305 Salina Public Schools.  We are a proud district with the mission of "Learning for All, Whatever it takes!"  USD 305 Salina Public Schools is dedicated to ongoing improvement of our academic programs and to the success of every child.  We invite you to join our team which currently serves over 7,000 pre-school through 12th grade students.  Educational positions are available in our early-learning center, eight elementaries, two middle, two high schools, alternative school, special education cooperative, adult education center. 

Salina USD 305 is a progressive, learner-focused school district dedicated to systemic change and innovation. Academic achievement for all students is the focus of every decision made in Salina USD 305. We believe our entire school community is responsible for the success of our students and we each share in the responsibility. This takes everyone - working cooperatively - to reach our common goal…

 
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Salina USD 305 provides the perfect place to learn and grow. Our students continue to make positive gains on the Kansas state assessments and score at or above the state average on the ACT. Graduation rates are far above state and national averages. Our community has high expectations for our schools and high expectations for each student. Our schools are safe, orderly learning environments where mutual respect and acceptance are the norm, and high-achieving students and staff can thrive! 
 
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Support for modern facilities and access to state-of-the-art technology are just two examples of this community’s bold and visionary commitment to public education. The community expects our public schools to succeed and is willing to step in and do what it takes to make this happen. Our Strategic Plan, a road map for the new millennium, was established by community members and educators working together.
 
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The distinctions earned by schools, staff and students of Salina USD 305 are too numerous to list here! These include local, state and national awards and recognitions, such as Teachers of the Year, Horizon Awards for New Teachers, a national Blue Ribbon School, state and national fine arts and academic awards and state athletic championships...to name just a few!

 


Employer Address: 1511 Gypsum Ave Salina, Kansas


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