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Chester-Upland School District

Math Teacher (7-12) (97)

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TitleMath Teacher (7-12)
Posting ID97
Description

Chester Upland School District is in a historic period of change.  We are uniquely poised to re-focus and transform into a student-focused district where each child is ensured the academic and personal skills to succeed in the college or career of his/her choice.

The senior leadership team is building a talented and committed team to ensure all students are prepared to graduate Chester Upland schools career and college ready!

Screening Procedures:

  1. Receipt of a completed application, resume and cover letter
  2. A minimum of three current written letters of reference from previous or current directors, principal, and supervisors
  3. Personal interview

Minimum Requirement:

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
  2. Appropriate Standard Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate for the given subject area for which you are applying.
  3. Preferred experience in an urban school setting
  4. The following are required:
    • PA Criminal clearances
    • PA Child Abuse clearances
    • FBI clearances
    • Physical including TB Test
  5. Proof of U. S. citizenship or legal resident alien status  

General Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provides rigorous curriculum that aligns with Pennsylvania Department of Education Standards for teachers.
  2. Demonstrates mastery of related subject matter, instructional skills, and resource materials for course(s) taught.
  3. Creates lesson plans, aligned with current state and district standards, which drives instruction through formative assessment and differentiation.
  4. Maintains a safe, organized classroom, which supports students’ independent learning, collaboration and choice.
  5. Utilizes a variety of effective instructional and management techniques.
  6. Provides a variety of assessments and uses assessments for planning and instruction.
  7. Monitors and maintains a positive classroom environment that supports the school wide behavior expectation, in which most students are engaged, incorporates mutual respect and provides cooperative learning opportunities.
  8. Uses available technology/instructional media to enhance the students’ learning experiences.
  9. Establishes and maintains appropriate relationships with students, parents, staff, and community members by communicating in a tactful, courteous, and confidential manner.
  10. Communicates and interacts appropriately with other professional staff in academic planning and school committee work.
  11. Attends and participates in staff meetings and extra-curricular/school related activities and committees.
  12. Demonstrates a commitment to continuous professional growth and works with administrator to formulate and complete professional development plans.
  13. Maintains a professional appearance and demonstrates behavior that is conscientious and responsible.
  14. Engages parents and guardians in the education of their children
  15. Does not engage in discriminatory practices on any basis, including race, origin, gender, socio-economic status, disability, religion, or political beliefs.
  16. Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the school administrator.

Other Requirements

  1. Specialized teaching assignments may require additional training and/or certification.
  2. Must be able to pass an initial fingerprint and background clearance checks
  3. May be required to lift and carry heavy, bulky supplies and materials weighing up to 20 pounds.
  4. May be required to work outside normal working hours.
  5. May be required to travel to perform work functions.

Ideal Candidate will demonstrate the following and/or have experience with:

  1. A commitment to success for all of the Chester Upland students and specifically to raising the academic achievement of all the children in this district
  2. A desire to grow professionally and seek out new opportunities for professional development
  3. An ability to use data to drive instruction
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  5. Innovative teaching methodologies using techniques such as team teaching, demonstrations, simulation and consultation
  6. An ability to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  7. Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills
  8. An ability to critically assess challenges and identify effective instructional/behavioral solutions to support the success of each student
  9. Exceptional classroom management skills
  10. Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  11. Strong working knowledge of technology used to differentiate instruction for students.

Salary:      Contract Salary Guide

 

Chester Upland School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangeChester Upland Contract Salary Guide
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/31/2018