Middle School Math Teacher- Polaris

Posted on: June 19, 2023 | |

Middle School Math Teacher (Grades 7 & 8) – Fall 2023

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Looking for a school that reminds you of why you got into this profession in the first place? A place where kids are more than a test score and teachers are treated as professionals and as people? Check out Polaris Charter Academy, a school founded on the belief that focusing on character development and grounding students in real world, authentic, deeper learning will develop children who become ethical people and life long learners who contribute to a better world.

To find out more about Polaris visit our website at or follow us on social media.

Polaris Charter Academy is looking for middle school math educators who possess…

A growth mindset
*Strong beliefs that ALL children are capable of achieving at high levels and feel responsible for ensuring that growth
*A strong track record of developing relationships with students and families that yield positive academic and character growth
*Innovative and research-based approach to literacy and mathematics instruction (Engage NY, Illustrative Mathematics, Cognitively Guided Instruction)
*Strong evidence of implementing engaging and effective lesson design and instructional practices
*Proven ability to contribute to a high-performing team, along with strong communication and interpersonal skills
*Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively informally and formally with fellow team members and staff
*A commitment and thirst for continuously improving teaching and school culture through rigorous coaching and professional development
*Passion for Deeper Learning that aligns with the principles of EL Education (Learn more about EL Education at
*Experience in project-based learning and vision for interdisciplinary integration
*Valid teaching license(s) with a middle school endorsement in Mathematics

As part of the Polaris Crew, you will:
*Develop and implement Common Core aligned curriculum (EngageNY:; Illustrative Mathematics:
*Maintain effective instructional practices, ensuring that all students have access to content and participate equally, and use data to modify instruction to ensure differentiated learning
*Commit to character education fostered through daily practice of morning Crew, a designated time to circle up your students to focus on community building, goal setting, and social emotional growth
*Develop your practice by participating in rigorous coaching and professional development
*Collaborate effectively with a departmentalized team and a part-time teaching assistant assigned to your classroom
*Grow your practice and achieve more than you thought possible

Want to join the PCA crew?

PCA seeks to recruit persons of diverse backgrounds. PCA is inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported.

To initiate the process, please visit our website or send your cover letter and resume to Michelle Navarre, Head of School.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 – $85,000.00 per year

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Parental leave
Professional development assistance
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

Day shift
Monday to Friday