“Mathematics is a multidimensional subject that requires reasoning, creativity, and connection making.”
As a teacher of mathematics, can you integrate this statement with a student’s need to master basic operations and algorithms? Are you skilled in helping students bridge from the concrete to the abstract? Can you make math exciting and accessible?
Presbyterian School, located in the heart of the Museum District in Houston Texas, is seeking an experienced, dynamic teacher who has a passion for teaching mathematics. A qualified candidate will enjoy the older elementary aged child and be able to create an exciting, active, classroom environment that fosters creativity, critical thinking and problem solving.
Teachers at Presbyterian School welcome the opportunity to innovate, employ progressive pedagogical approaches, value collaboration with colleagues and be committed to differentiated student learning. Demonstrated experience in teaching in a selective independent or public school setting is required. Contributing to the school community beyond the classroom is expected. A successful candidate will exhibit strong character and will commit to supporting the mission, programs and policies of Presbyterian School.
Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, Museum Education, Mathematics, or related field. Master’s degree preferred
Teaching experience in a selective independent or public school setting
Deep understanding of the older elementary learner
Warm sense of humor
Positive approach to problem solving
Skill to effectively communicate with colleagues, parents and students
Willingness to embrace new paradigms of student learning
Ability to meaningfully employ the iPad in teaching and learning
Demonstrated commitment to professional growth
About Presbyterian School
Presbyterian School is an independent school located in the heart of the Museum District in Houston, Texas.