MATH TEACHER - HS - .80 FTE

PVPA has an opportunity for a dynamic mathematics teacher beginning in August 2020. We are looking for a reflective practitioner who enjoys working with students in grades 9-12 and collaborating with colleagues. The mathematics curriculum at PVPA is designed to engage students in collaborative, inquiry-based learning, and to provide opportunities to build and apply knowledge and skills. Students are assessed through a variety of methods using a standards-based grading system with the goal of supporting and challenging each student.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach three blocks (classes) that will most likely include Algebra 2 and extra support for Geometry in the 2020-21 school year (subject to change)
  • Prepare curricula and instructional materials based on set departmental learning objectives
  • Assess student work and provide timely feedback to students and parents via PowerSchool online grading system
  • Apply PVPA’s standards-based grading system to report on student course progress and achievement
  • Coordinate with special educators to address the diverse needs of all learners.
  • Supervise students during non-class time (e.g., lunch) as required
  • Attend and participate in regular faculty collaborative time meetings and school-wide professional development activities
  • Attend and participate in meetings with students and/or parents/guardians as scheduled, including an evening open house, and parent-teacher conferences
  • Participate in school-wide events that occur during the school day
  • Assist with other faculty administrative duties as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • CORI/SORI and Fingerprint background checks

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two to five years of experience teaching mathematics in a public or private school, preferably at the high school level
  • Eligible for “Highly Qualified” teacher status
  • Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) endorsement
  • Ability to teach a variety of courses within the discipline
  • Knowledge of discipline curriculum standards
  • Massachusetts teaching license in subject area
  • Computer literacy

Supervised by: Director of Teacher Development/Director of Arts and Academics

Calendar: School year (ten months)

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To be considered a complete application, please submit all required documentation necessary to create the SchoolSpring file. Please do not send follow-up or additional paperwork or emails. If additional information is required, applicants will be contacted.

Please submit as an attachment a brief written response (one page or less) to the following prompt:

Teachers at PVPA provide learning experiences designed to break down barriers, teach respect for differences, and promote an inclusive and safe environment for all learners regardless of differences in race, class, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, ethnicity, ability/disability, etc. We center anti-racist and culturally responsive pedagogy in order to create an inclusive school environment and to prepare our students to work for a more fair and just society. Please describe any personal background, training, work, or other experience that you feel would help us in achieving this goal.

Please be sure to upload any and all transcripts.

Please apply to job # 3305547 at www.schoolspring.com

 

EOE: The Board of Trustees of Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School (PVPA)subscribes to the fullest extent to the principle of the dignity of all people and of their labors and will take action to ensure that any individual within PVPA who is responsible for hiring and/or personnel supervision understands that applicants are employed, assigned and promoted without regard to their race, creed, color, age, gender identity or gender expression, veteran status, disability, national origin or sexual orientation. Every available opportunity will be taken in order to assure that each applicant for a position is selected on the basis of qualifications, merit and ability.