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Math Teacher (Full-Time)

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A background in innovative, collaborative teaching and learning models, authentic assessments with rubrics, and critical and creative thinking is preferred. This position includes teaching 4 sections in our Math Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2 program classes and 1 Personal Finance class second semester. The candidate will work closely with the Math Program Lead and, in particular, carry out the responsibilities and duties listed below.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Participates actively in the life of the school community in a manner which supports and promotes the mission and core values of Carondelet
  • Maintains professional standards in interaction with students, parents/guardians, and co-workers

Administrative Responsibilities and Duties

Classroom Teacher:

  • Effectively manages instructional time and student behavior
  • Plans diverse lessons that ensure student comprehension of learning outcomes
  • Uses diverse assessments that capture student comprehension of content in a variety of ways
  • Effectively uses Schoology as an avenue for student learning
  • Records assignments in PowerSchool in a timely fashion
  • Collaborates with Department members and seeks out opportunities to partner with colleagues to implement innovative learning opportunities for students
  • Communicates with department chairs, academic support, personal counselors, students and parents in a timely fashion when students are at-risk academically or personally
  • Cooperates with appropriate personnel (eg, Deans, Attendance Officer) in enforcing school policies, rules and regulations This includes but is not limited to the following:
    • administration/dean/counselor requests for student conference (green slips)
    • faculty use of facilities
    • student absence policy
    • student appearance code
    • student tardy policy
    • participates in activities, workshops and meetings as required
  • Fulfills duties and assignments in a punctual manner this includes but is not limited to the following:
    • arrival/departure on campus and to school functions as required
    • faculty substitute procedure
    • grades and progress reports
    • notification of Main Office of departure/return during school day
    • proctor duties
    • school services
    • yard duty
  • Assists in maintaining a safe, clean and friendly campus environment
  • monitors appropriate student use of facilities
  • monitors student behavior
  • Cooperates with and supports the Administration
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal and Assistant Principal
  • Provides appropriate instruction in specified curriculum and instructional feedback
  • Effectively monitors and evaluates student performance
  • Maintains professional standards within the educational environment
  • Fulfills professional growth expectations Specifics duties related to the team-taught Math Program: Teach assigned sections in the team-taught math program (Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, Trigonometry
  • Closely track their individual group of students to include
      • Checking in on goals for the year with each student.
      • Update individual pacing for each student
      • Schedule regular meetings to monitor progress (minimum of 4 per year, more if needed). Log goals & outcomes
      • Verify students are ready to take assessment by checking students’ forms to request to take a test and ensuring all assignments are completed and signed off.
      • Track student progress to ensure students are on track to meet their goals by the end of the year.
  • Coordinate with Math Program Assistant to identify which of their students need more monitoring and should move to a daily exit ticket system
    • Spot check and comment on exit tickets for their group of students on a regular basis (each student should have one comment on a ticket each week)
    • Check the testing spreadsheet daily to confirm which of their students tested and who needs to remediate.
    • Make contact with students & parents on the remediation process.
  • Grading of assigned topic challenges.
  • Proactively communicate with students and families as needed
    • Send emails to provide both positive feedback when possible as well as areas of concern (ideally each student/family should receive a minimum of one positive email per year)
    • Proactively schedule family meetings to discuss progress when needed
  • Prepare and teach mini-lessons as discussed in planning meetings.

Requirements

  • Teachers should have a valid California teaching credential or an undergraduate graduate degree in Math.
  • The teacher should be open to collaboration with other teachers both within and outside of the department on curricular projects and school initiatives
  • A history of openness to creative and innovative lessons, assessment, and learning opportunities is a must
  • Experience with or openness to initiatives fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion

About Carondelet

Carondelet High School is an equity-focused, inclusive, Catholic college-prep high school in the East Bay that offers young women a transformative educational experience. Since its founding in 1965, Carondelet has combined academic excellence and a recognition of the unique gifts of each of its students. The school’s focus is a woman-centered, comprehensive educational program designed to help young women build confidence and prepare for leadership and service in the 21st century going forth into the world with heart, faith, courage, and excellence.

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