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Upper Division Math Coordinator (Grades 4-8)

  • Full Time
  • Seattle

Website The Evergreen School

Independend PS-8 school

 

The Evergreen School is currently accepting applications for an Upper Division Math Coordinator (Grades 4-8).

Our Mission

We inspire highly capable, creative learners to lead with curiosity, compassion, and courage in a diverse and dynamic world.

About the Organization

Located just north of Seattle in Shoreline, Washington, The Evergreen School has been educating highly capable, creative learners for nearly 60 years. Our students love to ask questions, and our teachers use that natural curiosity to craft engaging lessons and spark thought-provoking conversations. Evergreen’s program infuses challenging academics with foundational support for social skills, emotional well-being, a multicultural perspective, and empathy for others. Our students think deeply, take intellectual risks, and tackle complex problems. They learn how to self-advocate, collaborate with others and understand and respect differences. Evergreen graduates move on to high school and beyond with confidence, ready to contribute to a diverse and dynamic world.

Community

Our community members at Evergreen value and embrace the dignity and diversity of all people. We actively seek and support students, families, faculty, staff and trustees who bring a diversity of identity into our community. Our mission makes it essential that we skillfully deliver an inclusive educational program that teaches respect for others, empowers students of all backgrounds equitably, encourages social responsibility, and prepares students to be leaders in an interdependent global community. At Evergreen, our goal is to curate a culture where every family feels fully welcomed and encouraged to participate in every aspect of the community. The school community is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion work; it is a place where all faculty and staff are required to complete SEED training within the first three years of their employment.

The Opportunity

The role of the math coordinator position involves leading, collaborating and co-teaching with math teachers in Grades 4-8. The ideal candidate is seeking a leadership opportunity to expand their skill sets, and will help build a culture of math success and engagement in the upper division. They will have a collaborative approach to teaching, can teach an engaging and challenging program to highly capable students with individual learning styles and needs, and can utilize a wide range of instructional tools and resources. The school seeks candidates who approach the teaching of math through an equity and inclusion lens. The school seeks candidates who demonstrate a commitment to anti-bias and anti-racism work and to fostering a diverse and inclusive learning community that is responsive toward all differences including but not limited to race, ethnicity, national origin, geography, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical ability, learning styles and marital, parental or economic status.

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate and collaborate with classroom teachers and learning resource coordinators in adapting and implementing mathematics curriculum for Grades 4-8 students.
Utilize assessment data and standardized tests data to identify student needs and extension opportunities and work with classroom teachers to develop a support plan to meet the needs of students, both with intervention and extension.
Create and deliver differentiated and enrichment lessons in collaboration with classroom teachers related to math curriculum, including pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry curriculum, using a variety of resources, with a focus on developing conceptual understanding and problem-solving strategies.
Teaching math at Evergreen includes creating schemes of work and lesson plans, identifying and selecting inclusive instructional resources and methods to meet students’ needs, and preparing the classroom for activities.
Utilize whole class, small-group, and co-teaching models based on the needs of students, classes, and grade-level cohorts.
Establish and maintain communication with colleagues and parents/guardians regarding the Math program and Math placement.
Build and maintain mathematics resources that can be utilized to support Grades 4-8 students at a variety of skill levels.
Stay up to date with best practices and work with teachers to implement these practices in the classroom.
Develop and implement a culturally responsive curriculum for students. This may include building upon students’ prior knowledge and experience and having students work collaboratively, among other strategies.
Regularly assess students’ progress by observing and evaluating performance and development with an equity centered lens, assigning and grading classwork, homework, tests and assignments and providing appropriate feedback to students, their parents and colleagues.
Communicate regularly with the relevant people (advisors, learning support specialist, counselor, division head, and parents) about student progress.
Establish and enforce school rules for students with a positive style and strong classroom management skills.
Attend school, department, team and parent meetings.
Participate in certain extracurricular events, such as social and sporting activities, admission events, clubs, overnight camps and student group activities.
Be strictly vigilant about student health and safety.
Other duties as assigned.

Experience, Education and Desirable Skills

Experience in a lead math teacher role.
Hold a bachelor’s degree in math or related subject from an accredited college or university with teaching credentials. A master’s degree and teaching certificate (preferred).
Be comfortable teaching high school level mathematics through high school geometry and beyond.
Familiarity with research-based pedagogical practices in teaching mathematics.
Have a demonstrated record of developing one’s own cultural competency.
Have demonstrated success in working with people from diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
Have experience working with highly capable children (preferred).
Have experience crafting an inclusive curriculum.
Positively support the school’s mission while managing the demands of curriculum and lesson planning, teaching, collaboration and parent communications.
Establish a healthy rapport with students ages 10 to 14 while motivating and facilitating students’ growth and love of learning.
Be empowered by a collaborative approach to working with a team of colleagues, sharing with and learning from one another.
Draw from a variety of curriculum sources and be skilled in differentiating among students with clear methods to appropriately challenge highly capable students.
Communicate clearly, effectively and comfortably with the independent school community including students, parents and colleagues both inside and outside the classroom.
Be technologically inclined; utilize education applications in the classroom. Be proficient with current educational technology, especially blended learning platforms and strategies.
Respectfully maintain a high degree of confidentiality and integrity while exhibiting a professional manner and building constructive working relationships.
Report to work at the scheduled time and seldom be absent from work.
Complete work in a timely, accurate and thorough manner and be conscientious about assignments and deadlines.
Be willing to learn and adopt new digital technologies as appropriate to improve learning.

Equipment Used

Computer (PC), Google Suite and Microsoft Office Suite
LMS, such as Canvas
Classroom smart projector
Other instructional technology tools as directed

Position Details:

This is an exempt, 1.0 FTE full-time, benefits eligible position for the 2024-2025 school year beginning August 21, 2024. The salary range for an Evergreen teacher position is $64,461.00 to $131,062.00 per year, depending on experience.

 

Benefits:

School-paid medical and dental insurance and employee paid supplemental vision
School-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability insurance plus an Employee Assistance Program
403(b) Retirement Plan with a School match of up to 7% and immediate vesting
Flexible Savings Account and/or Health Savings Account
Commuter Assistance
Tuition Remission
Infant/toddler care is available on campus  (availability limitations apply)
Paid holidays and other paid leave

Visit our website for more detailed benefits information.

 

TO APPLY:

Complete Evergreen Online Employment Application. Please include the Upper Division Math Coordinator on the application. Be prepared to provide or upload the following information:

A cover letter, outlining interest in and qualifications for this position
A current resume
Three references (Evergreen will inform candidates before contacting references, generally after round 2 interviews.)

Application window will remain open until position is filled.

Any applicant scheduled for an interview will be asked to submit a 500-word (max) answer to the following question:

At Evergreen, our mission calls us to “inspire highly capable, creative learners to lead with curiosity, compassion, and courage in a diverse and dynamic world.” Reflecting on your current or previous experiences, describe a time in which you moved diversity and inclusion efforts forward in that role. How did you approach this effort and what did you learn about yourself during this process?

 

Notice of Nondiscrimination

The Evergreen School strives to provide equal opportunity to all employees. The school’s policy is not to discriminate in employment based on race, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or military status or any other status protected under applicable local, state or federal law. The School is committed to administering employment decisions, including hiring, promotions, compensation benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoffs, terminations, training, sabbaticals, tuition assistance and other programs, without regard to an employee’s protected status.

To apply for this job email your details to lcbolan@hotmail.com