Math Teacher

Posted on: June 30, 2020 |

• Masters content area and is able to teach students in a clear and effective manner to drive academic achievement
• Makes meticulous plans for lessons that address higher-order thinking skills, and uses formative assessment to constantly adjust plans based on student needs
• Differentiates instruction to meet the needs of students with varying academic strengths and weaknesses
• Demonstrates effective classroom management skills and builds a classroom culture based on the 26 principles of A Disciplined Life
• Actively participates in professional development and works collaboratively with instructional leaders to improve instructional practices
• Builds meaningful and professional relationships with students and families
• Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the principal or other school leadership

Must hold active Illinois Teaching License and be Highly Qualified in relevant subject areas according to the Illinois State Board of Education
Evidence of success working in an urban school environment strongly preferred
Exhibits a strong commitment to the ethos of Perspectives Charter Schools by thriving to live by the 26 principles of A Disciplined Life®
Holds a deep belief that all students in Chicago deserve an education where social emotional learning and high academic expectations are delivered with excellence
Strong classroom management skills with the ability to inspire and motivate students
A commitment to life-long learning with the desire to take advantage of professional development and coaching to constantly improve
Mastery of content knowledge and the ability to communicate clearly to students
Bachelor’s degree required
Demonstrates initiative, flexibility, and responsiveness
Has strong relationship building and communication skills
Ability to read and write proficiently using the English language
Ability to interact and speak effectively in interpersonal situations and before groups of people

Physical Demands:
Teaching children can be physically demanding. Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment. Requires the ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain work files. Teachers will also be expected to clean and maintain equipment and facility, and may move throughout the community with children. Physical demands require the ability to stand, bend, reach high and low, stoop, walk around the classroom and kneel upwards of 60% of the day. In addition walking up and down stairs several times a day. Must be able to lift 15 to 20 pounds for short periods of time and push and pull 15 to 20 lbs.