Notre Dame High School, a Catholic, college preparatory school in the Holy Cross tradition, educates the hearts and minds of students who are diverse in talent, ethnicity and society. As a faith community, Notre Dame strives to provide each student with a rich academic background, an appropriate sense of self, an opportunity for growth, a commitment to family, community, nation and world, and a respect for the spiritual dignity of all persons. Notre Dame faculty are expected to be men and women of integrity and able to espouse Catholic, Holy Cross, and Notre Dame mission values that will set a positive example for all students.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
The math teaching position is a 8-week, exempt position that reports to the Chair of the Math Department, and the administrative team of Principal and Vice Principals.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Experience teaching high school Math, specifically Algebra II.
Demonstrate passion and expertise in the teaching of mathematics.
Establish mathematics goals to focus learning.
Establish tasks that promote reasoning and problem solving.
Use and connect mathematical representations and pose purposeful questions.
Facilitate meaningful mathematical discourse.
Build procedural fluency from conceptual understanding.
Support productive struggle in learning mathematics.
Elicit and use evidence of student thinking and engagement.
Proficiency in the use of technology in the classroom, a willingness to incorporate technology as a strategy to engage learners and competency using technology as a learning-based management system.
Willingness to differentiate learning to reach a range of student learning styles.
Instruct full-credit math classes, assigned at the discretion of the Math Department Chair.
Participate in school-wide and departmental faculty meetings and professional growth opportunities.
Eagerness to plan and teach through collaboration with subject-matter colleagues.
Engage in the life of the school community through presence at school Masses, assemblies, rallies, class retreats, sporting events, visual and performing arts events, etc.
Chaperone and supervisory responsibilities during school day and at some evening and weekend events.
Meet with students and parents, as needed, during x period, before, and after school.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
A degree in Mathematics, Bachelor minimum, Masters preferred.
Single Subject Teaching Credential in Foundational Math, minimum, Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mathematics preferred.
Ability to develop and implement an effective and engaging curriculum.
Ability to relate to high school students, and build positive relationships while maintaining healthy boundaries.
Willingness to collaborate, problem solve, and share best practices with colleagues.
High-level of familiarity and competence across cultures and multiple perspectives.
Must have excellent classroom management, communication, and organization skills.
Notre Dame High School (Sherman Oaks)
13645 Riverside Dr.
Sherman Oaks, CA firstname.lastname@example.org