The math teacher is a member of the school’s Upper Division (Grades 6-8) and reports to the Head of the Upper Division. This full time teacher is responsible for working with faculty and staff to support of the school’s mission and curricular goals.The ideal candidate will have a strong math background and a love of math and teaching math to middle school-aged students. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative team member who has had experience creating teaching materials and hands-on projects to make math come alive in a classroom rich with differentiated instruction.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach multiple sections of math in Grades 6-8
Serve as an Upper Division advisor
Co-lead Upper Division math teams
Participate in the school community, including faculty and committee work, weekly school duties, and activities.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Demonstrates deep understanding of the relationship between curriculum, subject matter, and child development
Implements creative and innovative curriculum, instruction, and assessment
Uses technology tools to advance student learning and growth
Fosters a classroom environment where students feel comfortable to take risks, make mistakes, and be curious
Works in partnership with students and their families
Strong interpersonal skills with students and adults - patience, flexibility, empathy, and humor
Strong communication skills
Experience working in a diverse community
Ensure that respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion is emphasized as a core value of the School.
The Park School is a Pre-K to Grade 8 independent school in Brookline, MA dedicated to excellence in education.The cornerstone of Park's program is academic excellence, combining both high standards of scholarship and the encouragement of each child to develop to his or her greatest potential. Our school community fosters a nurturing environment in which children develop curiosity, express creativ...ity, appreciate the value of hard work and discipline, and experience the joy of learning. Park's faculty encourages each student to strive for intellectual, physical and moral growth and to become contributing members of the community.
Park is committed to being a metropolitan, co-educational day school of diverse races, religions, cultures, and backgrounds. Central to its mission is an appreciation of similarities and differences of perspective and the interdependence of all people. As a family school, Park is a community in which the dignity of each child, teacher, and parent is respected.