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Posted
May 16, 2019
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Position
High School Math Teacher
Description
Position Title: Upper School Math Teacher

Position Start Date: August 2019

Position Summary:
Westmark School is currently seeking an Upper School Mathematics Teacher. Our ideal candidate will possess a knowledge base and passion for teaching students, preferably with language-based learning differences, and be able to organize and implement an instructional program that will capitalize on student strengths and be in accordance with Westmark School’s mission.

Essential Responsibilities:

Teach high school mathematics classes to students with language-based learning differences

Plan and implement mathematics curriculum

Submit weekly lesson plans to Divisional Director

Integrate technology into the curriculum following best practices

Maintain class PowerSchool page

Regularly update and post to PowerSchool class grade book

Use behavior management systems that are effective with students with language-based learning differences

Provide a positive environment that encourages students to actively participate in their own learning

Provide effective and consistent communication with parents and Upper School Director regarding students’ behaviors, academic concerns and progress

Communicate on a regular basis with Advisory to discuss student progress

Model professional and ethical standards when interacting with students, parents, peers and the community

Work collaboratively with team members to develop new mathematics curricular offerings

Serve as an advisor who works as a student-faculty liaison and monitors the academic progress for a caseload of up to ten students.

Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications

Master’s in mathematics, education or related field preferred
California Teaching Credential strongly preferred
Minimum of 5 years’ classroom teaching experience, preferably in teaching math to high school students
Knowledge of calculus a plus
Strong desire to teach students with language-based learning differences
Knowledge of multi-sensory teaching methodologies
Experience with technology, specifically iPads, Macs, PCs and SMART Technologies
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
Strong organization and time-management skills
Desire to continue to develop professionally by learning new programs and methodologies



Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions for the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit in on meetings and work on a computer for long periods of time; and is occasionally required to walk, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Submit your cover letter and resume to:

[email protected]
Westmark School
5461 Louise Avenue | Encino, CA 91316

Westmark School is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and job performance. School policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical conditions (including genetic characteristics or information), sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, and local laws.


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[email protected]

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