Founded in 1978 in Putney, VT, Greenwood School is the premier school for young men, grades 6 through 12, who have learning, attention and executive function challenges. Greenwood leverages its small size to deliver innovative research-based programs that empower students with the knowledge, talents, life skills and confidence they need for success, both socially and academically. At Greenwood students discover their unique strengths in a setting where quality education and character development are nurtured by a highly-supportive faculty who go beyond what is expected and deliver excellence, through experiential activities that put learning into a relevant context. Mathematics Faculty – Responsibilities • Teaches courses in mathematics as determined by the Department Head. • Utilize a multi-mode teaching practice including but not limited to: demonstrations, discussions, manipulatives, and online experiences. • Plans, develops, and utilizes a variety of instructional materials in order to support students with learning differences including: dyslexia, dyscalculia and executive functioning. • Individualizes and differentiates instruction including incorporating IEP goals and objectives as well as psychometric testing results. • Provides instruction in small class size (3-6 students). • Maintains a classroom culture that encourages interaction and collaboration. • Reviews, analyzes, evaluates, and reports student academic, social, and emotional growth. • Creates and administers assessments that meet the learning style and ability of our students. • Provide a motivating and stimulating learning environment.
• Positive and contributing member of the mathematics department. • Positive and contributing member of the faculty. • Involved in professional growth through workshops, conferences, and other professional areas as determined by the Department Head. • Fulfill expectations of a full-time faculty member as determined by the Head of School. • Evaluation and assessment throughout the year by the Department Head and Academic Dean. • Support for students through extra help and office hours. • Appropriate communication with families regarding their child’s experience in the math classroom.
• A bachelor’s degree or a degree of higher education. • An individual who has taught and interacted with students with diagnosed learning differences. • Superior executive skills and the ability to work with a high level of consistency and integrity. • Highly-developed communication skills, both verbal and written. • A strong collaborator with school professionals • Knows or has the ability to quickly learn communication systems such as Blackbaud. • A sense of humor and optimism along with a faith in students’ ability to learn and grow. • A clear understanding of the independent boarding school model and a willingness to embrace all responsibilities associated with this model.
Greenwood School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, religion or disability in its employment policies.
Salary: Open Type: Full Time – Faculty Category: Mathematics Preferred Education: Bachelor’s or higher degree of education
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About The Greenwood School
The Greenwood School, located in Putney, VT, and founded in 1978, is a boarding and day school for middle and high school boys who have been diagnosed with: dyslexia; specific language-based learning disabilities / learning differences (LD); receptive language and/or expressive language deficits; executive functioning deficits; attentional difficulties (ADD or ADHD); disorders of written expression; dysgraphia; or speech and language needs. In fact, a combination of these learning disabilities / learning differences (LD) are often clustered together in most Greenwood students’ learning profiles. The Greenwood School believes that education and development is important in and out of the formal classroom, and that the residential portion of school life is fundamental in student development.