Norfolk Collegiate is seeking applicants for a Middle School Mathematics teaching position for the academic year 2017-18. The teaching responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to a combination pre-Algebra, Algebra I, and Geometry classes, though a background in higher levels of mathematics is preferred. An ability to teach computer science or middle school physical or life science is also a plus. Ideal candidates will have teaching experience in a upper/middle school setting, and a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches to learning. We seek teachers who are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about teaching young adults. They should have an established interest in working with students from a variety of backgrounds who possess a range of abilities and learning styles. The position requires collaborative work with other teachers and administrators. Norfolk Collegiate offers a close-knit, supportive environment and a collegial atmosphere.
The responsibilities of the Middle School Math Teacher include but are not limited to the following:
Develop, implement, and maintain authentic, hands-on and engaging math experiences that support the school’s math curriculum for grades seven through ten.
Work in partnership with faculty to integrate math activities with the school’s math curriculum and classroom science programs including across the curriculum integration of language arts, engineering, technology and science.
Collaborate with faculty members to develop an inquiry based and hands-on math curriculum that is aligned with Norfolk Collegiate’s standards and pedagogical philosophy.
Maintain close communications with families, including but not limited to phone calls, emails and conferences.
Participate and engage in professional activities and meetings at departmental, divisional, and school-wide levels.
Advise approximately 14-20 middle school students in both academic and life skills areas.
Demonstrate a willingness to coach one or more inter-scholastic sports.
Experience and Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree in Mathematics is preferred. A degree in a Math related field is required.
Must demonstrate enthusiasm and effective interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents, and the community
Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. Applicants should submit an application, resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, teacher certifications (if applicable), and list of professional references to email@example.com.
Founded in 1948, the Norfolk Collegiate School is a co-educational college preparatory K-12 school located in Norfolk, VA. The school’s two campuses are home to approximately 600 students. The strong sense of community, high expectation for student engagement, leadership, and honorable living are among the elements that make the school truly distinctive. NCS offers Advanced Placement and honors... programs in addition to its strong college preparatory curriculum all designed to engage active communications and experiential learning. It is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and the Southern Association of Colleges and School.