The Town School, a nursery through 8th Grade school of 400 students on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, seeks an experienced middle school educator for the Math Specialist for Grades 5 - 8 position for the 2018-19 school year.
The Town School is a co-educational nursery through 8th Grade school of 400 students on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Town embraces high academic and ethical standards for each student, and all members of the community are guided by our school motto, “Joy with Purpose.” We are committed to diversity, teaching students to be inclusive and to respect themselves, others and their surroundings. The Upper School offers a purposeful and balanced program that infuses traditional and innovative teaching styles in a warm and nurturing environment, ultimately preparing students for high school.
The math specialist will work in partnership with the Nursery through Lower School math specialist and will work with guidance and student support teams. The position requires a background in math as well as experience with curriculum development and an understanding of how students learn math. The specialist will oversee curriculum and work with Upper School math teachers to help implement curriculum to meet the needs to all students.
To apply: Unless otherwise noted, applicants for all positions should send a resume, letter of interest, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Andrea DeJesus firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
-a Master’s degree in math education/leadership
-5 years of experience as a math teacher, specialist, or curriculum developer.
-being knowledge about math learning and instruction at the grade 5 – 8 level
-excellent communication skills with both students and teachers as well as various constituencies
-experience with TERC Investigations and Connected Math Project 3 are a plus.
About The Town School
The Town School is committed to elementary co-education, serving students in nursery through eighth grade. As we embrace high academic and ethical standards for each student, we are guided by our school motto, “Joy with Purpose.”
Town’s program balances the traditional and the innovative, emphasizing excellence in academics and a thorough exposure to the arts and physical education. We teach children to think creatively, read critically and reason logically, stressing the value of both individual learning and collaboration. We are committed to diversity, teaching students to be inclusive and to respect themselves and others.
Students leave Town as well-rounded, articulate, resilient and morally responsible individuals. They are prepared to meet the challenges of a demanding secondary education and continue on the path of lifelong learning.
We believe that the process of learning is as important as the result. Town builds on children’s natural curiosity and creativity, helping them discover and celebrate their strengths. In our nurturing and supportive environment, we challenge each student to take risks and persevere. The pr...ogram enables students to experience success, increase self-confidence and develop individuality. Faculty and parents collaborate in support of each child’s growth.
Town students develop social awareness through age-appropriate service within the school and the community at large. Students exercise responsibility and assume leadership roles as they learn to become involved citizens of the world.