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22 Feb 2021

Teacher Middle School Math Teacher

St. Elizabeth’s School
 Denver, Denver County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

An intentionally inclusive school, St. Elizabeth’s School seeks candidates who are interested in and committed to equity, inclusion, and justice. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Teaching at St. Elizabeth’s requires a BA or equivalent, and an MA is preferred. An Equal Opportunity Employer, St. Elizabeth’s School is committed to being an environment in which all people are respected and valued. As such, discrimination in any form, such as that based on race, religion, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or socio-economic status will not be tolerated. The school actively works to acknowledge, respect, and celebrate the individual and common threads of our humanity.

St. Elizabeth’s School, an intentionally inclusive K-8 school in northeast Denver, seeks a full-time Middle School (Gr. 6–8) Math Teacher for the 2021–2022 school year. Be your authentic self and join our community!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate an appreciation for middle school students and an understanding of  how they learn best 
  • Stay abreast of current research and best practices to support the growth of all students
  • Collaborate well with colleagues to plan, create, and implement curriculum that is developmentally appropriate and actively engages students in making connections, solving problems, and thinking independently
  • Use educational technology, e.g., Google Suite, IXL with ease 
  • Communicate effectively with parents
  • Engage in ongoing assessment of student learning to inform teaching
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate records about students and their progress
  • Submit written comments and grades about students and their progress as determined by the Employee Handbook
  • Build a caring and respectful classroom environment in which differences are celebrated
  • Share supervisory duties and general support and care of the school community  
  • Perform necessary routine tasks and daily maintenance of the classroom
  • View challenges and problems as opportunities for growth and transformation 
  • Model integrity, curiosity, responsibility, flexibility, and respect for all persons as well as an appreciation for racial, religious, cultural, and gender diversity and by committing to personal and professional growth in equity and justice in education
  • Attend school functions
  • Participate in admissions process—screening and providing timely feedback on candidates 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School

Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree in education or other relevant coursework or certification indicating advanced knowledge in areas related to the responsibilities of the position preferred
  • 3–5 years’ experience as a Middle School Math Teacher
  • Proven experience designing supports for a wide range of math skills and learning styles
  • Immersion in equity work and a commitment to fostering culturally competent and inclusive learning environments
  • Effective use of technology in teaching and learning
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills and excellent organizational skills
  • Strategic thinker and empathetic problem-solver
  • Self-aware
  • Committed to the mission and values of St. Elizabeth’s School

See more at https://stelizabethsdenver.org/careers

How to Apply

To apply, please provide the following by March 1
  1. Cover letter addressed to Adriana Murphy, Head of School 
  2. Statement of Educational Philosophy 
  3. Resume 
  4. List of four references with contact information
Email the above to: employment@sesden.org

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: Denver, full-time, K-8, math, mathematics, middle school, private, sliding scale, and teacher. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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