High School Math Teacher

Thrival Indy Academy

Salary : $42,587.00 – $58,842.00 per year

Employment Type: Full time

Application Deadline : 5/31/2022

 

Job Description

THE OPPORTUNITY

This math teacher will join the growing math department, strengthening our effort to increase #MathPositivity throughout our school. This teacher will teach Integrated Maths I and II using the Mathematics Vision Project curriculum and resources. As the school grows, we will add subsequent math courses- Integrated Math III, Finite, Probability & Statistics, and Precalculus. With seniority status, this teacher will have the opportunity to decide which course s/he wishes to teach yearly.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create unit plans and lesson plans for and teach Integrated Maths I, II, III, and/or Probability & Statistics
  • Serve as the advisor of a cohort of up to 18 students,
  • Developing & managing student Personalized Learning Plans; includes academic goals, non-academic goals, and post-secondary planning
  • Conducting weekly 1:1 advisor meetings
  • Serving as the primary liaison to students’ families
  • Developing a trusting relationship with all advisees in order to serve as the primary academic and social-emotional support
  • Lead a year-long extra-curricular club which will meet weekly during school hours
  • Act as chaperone with students on experiential learning excursions
  • Work collaboratively with school leader at staff to establish and maintain a school culture which aligns to Thrival Indy Academy  vision and mission
  • Submit requests for necessary course materials to be ordered in a timely manner
  • Effectively implement purposeful, student-centered, and globally-focused curriculum
  • Attend and actively participate in teacher co-planning workshops, professional development activities, and team and staff meetings to improve teaching craft
  • Participate in grade-level overnight experience
  • Incorporate cultural competence throughout the curricula and learning experiences for students
  • Regularly collect, track, measure, and communicate student performance and growth to school leaders, parents and other stakeholders
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS

Professional Experience 

  • Highly qualified teacher with an Indiana secondary teaching credential in high school mathematics
  • Proven track-record of student achievement with clear, quantifiable student gains, at least 2 years teaching experience within an urban education environment, preferably Indianapolis
  • Experience fostering the academic, social, and emotional well-being of students
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize both qualitative and quantitative data to inform decision making
  • Experience working with diverse populations of students and families
  • Willingness to work nonstandard hours (e.g. for Parent Meetings)
  • Experience with cultural competence training and/or restorative justice practices strongly preferred

Mindsets

  • Embodies the mission, vision and values of Thrival Indy Academy
  • Committed, in belief and action, to equity, diversity,  and public education, with a strong social justice and culturally responsive youth development mindsets
  • Models a commitment to continuous personal and professional development through a focus on mental and emotional health through mindfulness practices and self-reflection
  • Committed, in belief and action, to the Thrival Indy Academy educational model (i.e. global education; immersive, real world learning; project-based learning; personalized instruction)
  • Understands that all students are talented and capable of high level academic achievement and cognitive growth given the appropriate supports and resources
  • Empathetic, thoughtful, respectful, and responsive to both the Indianapolis community and to the international community
  • Resourceful in applying unique teaching applications given differing environments and changing circumstances
  • A responsive and adaptive team player; unbound by formal titles and willing to roll up sleeves to ensure student (and staff!) needs are met
  • Constant learner who actively seeks and implements feedback
  • Entrepreneurial mindset- willingness to be flexible and resourceful

Benefits

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Salary ranging from $42,587 to $58,842, based on years of experience and education level
  • Room, board, meals, and travel will be provided for overnight excursion
  • Health Benefits

 

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Job Type
Full-Time
Grade Level
High School (9-12)
Grade Categories
Classroom Teacher
Job Subjects
Mathematics