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Job ID: 165053

21 - Math Teacher
Pueblo City Schools

Date Posted Aug. 11, 2021
Title 21 - Math Teacher
School / District Pueblo City Schools
Pueblo , CO, United States
Department Central High School
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classroom Teacher
  • Math

The primary responsibility of the Math Teacher is to plan, organize, and implement an appropriate instructional program in an elementary or secondary learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential; Performs instructional and related duties in accordance with District policies and terms of the teacher contract. The Teacher also maintains a cooperative attitude with staff, parents, and students.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Valid Colorado Teaching License within 60 days from date of hire
Teacher must be highly qualified in applicable content area through the following options:
Endorsement on a Colorado teaching license – Math
36 semester credit hours applicable to content area – Math
Passing score on a State Board of Education approved content exam (currently the ETS Praxis Series)
Be eligible for a TiR or Alternative Licensing Program in content area – Math
Employee must complete a fingerprint-based criminal background check and must be cleared by the Office of Human Resources
Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, using proper grammar and vocabulary

Experience in a Title I or low income setting
Previous experience as a certified teacher

Knowledge and understanding of Common Core standards
Ability to unpack standards and align with curriculum
Ability to write specific learning goals, objectives and outcomes
Ability to analyze and use multiple data sources to make sound instructional decisions
Ability and willingness to collaborate with colleagues and actively participate in professional learning communities
Ability to use technology and incorporate/teach 21st century skills
Ability to scaffold and differentiate instruction
Ability and willingness to integrate reading, writing and math throughout the curriculum
Computer expertise or an expectation to learn Infinite Campus
Positive public relation skills, professionalism, strong work ethic, ability to develop positive relationships with school and community
Ability to demonstrate the communication skills with students, parents, and teachers to enhance the educational, personal, and social aspect of each student
Ability to interpret test information and data
Strong commitment to system change and strong evidence of being a "team player"
Ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis
Ability to be flexible

The following statements of duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level or work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position. This organization believes that every individual makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited to assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to define primary duties, qualifications and job scope but should not limit the incumbent nor the organization to the work identified. It is our expectation that every employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the District’s/department’s goals. Actual duties, responsibilities, frequency, and percentages may vary depending upon building assignments and other factors.

Provide a variety of classroom techniques and methods
Promote high levels of achievement in relation to individual student abilities oUse techniques and methodologies appropriate to student abilities
Utilize current and relevant subject matter
Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction
Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to use research-based principles of effective instruction
Organize instruction using learning objectives with clearly defined student outcomes
Employ teaching strategies congruent with planned student outcomes
Select teaching strategies emphasizing student involvement
Monitor student learning and pace instruction accordingly
Prepare effectively for class
Prepare daily lesson plans
Provide instruction predicated on course goals and objectives oPrepare classroom for classroom activities
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
Establish written grading standards that are clear and incorporate a variety of graded activities
Assure that grading standards are explained and available to parents
Develop and maintain positive interpersonal relationships
Model personal behaviors of honesty, fairness, courtesy, and consideration oMaintain a cooperative relationship with administrators, staff, students, and parents
Share appropriate information with parents and with other staff members
Provide documentation of students’ progress oProvide timely and accurate feedback/documentation to students, parents, and appropriate staff members
Assign and check homework and provide appropriate feedback to students
Maintain appropriate records of student performance, progress, and development
Build motivation and interest in learning
Exhibit personal interest and encourage student interest in the subject area
Maintain a current awareness of literature/activities in subject area
Maintain an ongoing personal program of professional growth and development
Cultivate and model a respectful working and learning environment
Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school
Participate in department, school, district, and parent meetings

Perform any and all other duties as assigned by Building Administrators

The physical demands, work environment factors, and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel. The work requires the use of telephone and using fingers to operate computer or typewriter keyboards. The employee is continually hearing and speaking to exchange information. The employee is required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

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