As a teacher of mathematics, are you excited about including “whys” and “therefores” in addition to operations and algorithms? Do the progressive parts of pedagogy intrigue you? Can you make math compelling and accessible?
Presbyterian School, in the heart of the Museum District in Houston, is seeking an experienced, dynamic teacher who is passionate about introducing algebraic fundamentals to middle school students. The sixth grade Pre-Algebra course is the foundation of Presbyterian School’s three-year Algebra sequence.
A qualified candidate will enjoy the middle school child, value collaboration with colleagues, be committed to student centered learning and be ready to apply progressive pedagogical approaches. Demonstrated experience teaching mathematics 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 Mathematics, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Teaching experience in mathematics at selective independent or public school setting.
Deep understanding of and appreciation for the Middle School student
Hearty sense of humor
A positive, solution-focused approach to problems
Ability 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.