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28 Jun 2021

Instructional Support Math Specialist

Independence Charter School
 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Math Specialist (full-time, Grant-funded position)


Position Summary:

The math specialist is responsible for designing meaningful and individualized academic lessons, small group activities, and a positive classroom environment aligned to the values of ICS. The math specialist works in collaboration with classroom teachers to ensure rich and appropriate learning experience as well as any extra support that students may need to be successful in ICS’ math program and beyond. The math specialist works under the direction of the principal.

Core Responsibilities:

Student Support

  • Provides small group math intervention for designated students
  • Works with the Instructional Leadership Team to identify, organize and assign intervention and enrichment in mathematics.


Teacher Support

  • In concert with the Instructional Leadership Team, provides professional development and  teacher support and coaching in the implementation of hands-on, exploratory, student centered math curriculum aligned with common core standards


Parent Support

  • Coordinates math related extracurricular event(s).
  • Provides teachers with parent resources for supporting math at home and electronically.



  • Participates in decisions regarding math curricula
  • Coordinates inventory of math manipulatives, calculators, etc



  • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflects an understanding of the learning styles and needs of students
  • Qualifications and skills to Teach Algebra I preferred
  • Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.


Other Duties, as assigned (i.e., arrival/dismissal assignment, etc.)



  • Bilingual preferred (Spanish/English)
  • A minimum of 5 years teaching experience
  • Middle School Math certification and elementary certification preferred
  • Knowledge of  PA Core Standards and progressions: Mathematics (Algebra I)
  • Proven willingness and ability to collaborate with a diverse community
  • Ability to work with flexible hours
  • Proven ability to take initiative and to problem solve



Salary commensurate with experience



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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this position.

How to Apply

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Bureaus: Philadelphia. Job Categories: Contract. Job Types: Instructional Support. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.