Math Teacher- ASPIRA

Posted on: October 26, 2023 | |

The Math Teacher teaches a course curriculum that motivates the student to learn integrating a course of study within the parameters of the school philosophy, Illinois State Board of Education, the school’s framework and learning goals.

ASPIRA MATH TEACHER Essential Functions:

Prepare lesson and unit plans, course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines and the school’s educational philosophy
Instruct students using various teaching methods, such as project-based learning, lecture and demonstration, audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement instruction
Prepare and administer tests to evaluate student progress, corrects tests, record results and issues reports to inform parents of progress
Involve both students and parents in the evaluation of academic and social goals and the formation of the Individualized Academic Educational Plan (IAEP)
Provide individual help to students to maintain satisfactory progress
Contribute to the professional learning community to impact student achievement and enhance the learning environment
Create and use Competency Based Curriculum (CBE)
Learn and use Mastery Connect and Power School to track students’ grades and academic progress
Ability to support students with standardized testing (STARs/SAT/PSAT)
Ability to differentiate instruction
Collaborate with colleagues on school initiatives to promote academic success
Confer with parents to discuss student progress, academics, attitudes and achievements
Teach rules of conduct and maintain discipline in classroom and on campus
Counsel students when adjustment and academic problems arise
Maintain attendance, progress reports and grade records as required
Actively participate in faculty and professional meetings, open houses, parent conferences, educational conferences, training workshops and other related activities
Maintain positive, cooperative, and mutually supportive relationships with the central administration, parents, and representatives of resource agencies
Display the highest ethical and professional behavior and standards when working with students, parents, school personnel, and agencies associated with the school
Perform other duties as assigned

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field
A minimum of two years of experience working with middle or high school students
Hold an IL Teaching certificate (ISBE verified)
Excellent computer skills
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written
Bilingual – Spanish/English preferred
Non-discrimination Statement
ASPIRA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other protected category.