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Mathematics Teacher (Grades 9-12) Leave Replacement
Scarsdale Public Schools

Date Posted Mar. 9, 2021
Title Mathematics Teacher (Grades 9-12) Leave Replacement
School / District Scarsdale Public Schools
Scarsdale, NY, United States
Department Scarsdale High School
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classroom Teacher
  • Math

Mathematics Teacher (Grades 9-12) Leave Replacement

Position Type: High School Teaching/Mathematics

Date Posted: 2/4/2021

Location: HS – Mathematics Dept.

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High School Mathematics Teacher (Leave Replacement)
Scarsdale High School is seeking talented, experienced, and innovative candidates for a Mathematics leave replacement position for the 2021-22 school year starting August 30, 2021. The school spans grades 9-12, and offers a rich and varied educational program to the high-achieving student population of approximately 1500 students. The school community boasts an accomplished faculty and staff, along with an active, supportive parent body. Scarsdale High School focuses on creating a highly challenging, nurturing, and supportive intellectual environment. Candidates must hold appropriate NYS certification, and have a demonstrated ability to teach the full range of high school mathematics courses.

Scarsdale Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

Position Purpose
Under 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 New York 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.

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.

Qualifications Profile
Certification/License: Initial or Professional New York State Certification Mathematics Grades 7-12
Motor Vehicle Operator’s License or ability to provide own transportation.

Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
Masters Degree preferred.

Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred.

FLSA Status: Exempt

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