Website Marymount High School, Los Angeles
Position Title: Mathematics Teacher
Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Reports to: Department Chair, Mathematics
Pay Scale: $78,500 – $120,000
- Ability to teach curriculum from Algebra 1 through Calculus.
- Employ lectures, discussions, and demonstrations using a variety of methodologies.
- Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
- Provide opportunities, when needed, for individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
- Design learning activities that will relate mathematics to the physical world in an engaging and relevant way.
- Prepare note packets, assignments, and supplemental materials to support assignments.
- Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
- Assign classwork/homework, grade and return to students in a timely manner.
- Maintain accurate and complete student records.
- Implement Google classroom, Smartboard, TI-Nspire Calculators, Desmos, and others, to supplement presentations.
- Update the courses’ Google Classroom and/or the school management site on a regular basis.
- Instruct classes virtually as needed using Zoom technology.
- Keep up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to the job.
- Observe and evaluate students’ performance, behavior, social development, physical health and communicate with academic advisors and administrators in a timely manner with any causes of concern.
- Establish and maintain standards of students’ behavior needed to provide an orderly, safe, and productive classroom environment.
- Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
- Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
- Guide and counsel students with adjustment and/or academic problems, or special academic interests.
- Respond promptly to any parent/guardian communication.
- Discuss students’ progress with parent/guardian and if needed, determine priorities and resource needs for academic improvement and/or implement approved remedial programming when necessary after discussing with the Department Chair and Academic Dean.
- Communicate effectively (via telephone, email, written form or in person) in a timely and prompt manner with the Department Chair, administration and fellow faculty and staff.
- Possess problem solving skills.
- Maintain and improve professional competence through professional development opportunities, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.
- Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of mathematics courses through curriculum and other developmental programs.
- Sponsor/Moderate extracurricular activities such as student led clubs/organizations, and academic contests or at minimum be involved in an extracurricular activity on campus.
- Attend faculty/staff meetings, departmental meetings, school wide events and serve on committees as required and perform duties (ie., lunch supervision, chaperoning dances/events, proctoring exams) as needed.
- Goal development to prioritize, organize and accomplish best practices in one’s work.
- Perform day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics or STEM field; Master’s Degree preferred.
- At least 3 years of full-time teaching Algebra – Calculus, preferably in an independent school.
- Ability to teach/moderate Robotics is preferred. Some experience teaching AP Computer Science, preferred.
- Experience with technology.
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