The Waldorf School of Philadelphia seeks a full-time Math Teacher to teach grades 6-8 math classes and to support grades 3-5 classroom teachers in the delivery and development of the lower grades math curriculum.
The Math Teacher will teach 4 periods per week for each grade level 6th - 8th grade, in addition to working collaboratively with class teachers to provide comprehensive math support for students in grade levels 3rd - 5th. In conjunction with the Learning Support Coordinator, the Math Teacher will assist classroom teachers in providing differentiated instruction for lower grades students, provide opportunities for small group pull-out services or interventions, advise ongoing skills classes, and support assessment and benchmarking aimed at tracking student academic achievement.
The ideal candidate should have a strong sense of self and a great love of students, in particular middle school students and math. Communication with parents and guardians about expectations and progress, and a solid rapport with the students are essential aspects of the position. The ideal candidate has experience teaching middle school math and seeks a collaborative working environment. The position starts August 2022.
The faculty of the Waldorf School of Philadelphia is committed to developing an integrated curriculum, differentiated learning, team teaching, place-based studies, and immersion experiences. Our innovative team of faculty are working to develop new models of teaching that serve the students of the 21st-century. We are a diverse, energetic community with a strong commitment to understanding each student's needs. Our love, reverence, and respect for childhood are reflected in our collegial community of teachers, a diverse mix of seasoned professionals and those who are relatively new to teaching in a Waldorf setting. A magnet for creative, community-minded people, we seek to foster and support thoughtful, socially conscious, and engaged adults. We are dedicated to increasing and supporting diversity in employment and our programs by hiring candidates underrepresented in Waldorf education.
Our well-established school has been delivering excellent, heart-filled Waldorf education for 25 years. Accredited by AWSNA and Middle States, and a member of WECAN, ADVIS, and NAIS. Visit our website at www.phillywaldorf.com to learn more about our school.
Compensation: Salaried, exempt, with benefits commensurate with FTE, including competitive salary, health insurance, tuition remission, and 401k. We invest in our employees by prioritizing professional development and providing regular mentorship opportunities.
Middle School teaching experience in mathematics from basic skills through pre-algebra.
Dedication to providing a safe and respectful learning environment for students, and demonstrated success with differentiated learning.
An openness and commitment to cultivating an inclusive community actively striving to create a sense of belonging in students, peers, parents and the wider community.
Minimum qualification: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
A US Citizen or holding an appropriate work visa and an ability to pass a background check.
Candidates with training in Waldorf education or enrollment in a Waldorf training program are preferred but all qualified candidates with middle school math experience will be strongly considered
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