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Middle School Math Teacher 2024-2025

Middle School Math Teacher 2024-2025

School: The Lovett School
Available Position: Teacher
Description:

The Lovett School, an independent K-12 day school in Atlanta, GA seeks a middle-school math teacher to begin August 2024. Interested applicants should be able to teach the full middle school math curriculum including Algebra I, Advanced Algebra I, and Honors Geometry with focus on understanding over procedure. Experience teaching middle school grades will be preferred, as well as a comfort with design thinking, project-based learning, and hands-on math experiences. Strong collaboration skills within and among departments will be expected.

Reports to:  Middle School Divisional Head

 The Lovett School Vision for Learning:  
Lovett offers experiences that inspire our students to love learning. We encourage them to think critically, communicate effectively, engage creatively, and collaborate purposefully. We provide the opportunities and resources that help our students develop independence and self-direction and extend their learning beyond the walls of the classroom as they grow intellectually, emotionally, physically, aesthetically, morally, and spiritually.

The Middle School Math department values:
Modeling with mathematics; helping students translate what is in their head into a visual representation, often resulting in a connection to their real word; productive struggle where perseverance is rewarded with learning and problem-solving is viewed as a curious puzzle worth investing one’s time; mistakes as an essential part of the learning process; an environment where students are able to share their errors for analysis; and facilitating students in monitoring and managing their own learning.

Primary Responsibilities:
Develops curriculum materials, including course outlines, syllabi, and other instructional materials
Carries out all responsibilities associated with teaching the assigned classes
Conducts after-school tutorials as scheduled
Participates in department, faculty, team, and grade-level meetings as called
Ensures that students adhere to The Lovett School behavioral guidelines
Is involved in the life of the school outside of the classroom
Fulfills additional duties as assigned
Aligning classroom practices and pedagogy with the Lovett Mission, Vision, Whole Child Promise, and the Math Department Values

Position Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field required; master’s degree or higher preferred.
The drive, organization, and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment, contributing to the school community beyond the classroom
Excellent written and oral communication skills to facilitate effective communication with students, parents, colleagues, and supervisors
Employment of a variety of techniques, including the meaningful use of technology, to engage students and further their critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity
A strong desire to work in a collaborative learning community, employing a growth mindset
Desire and ability to develop an atmosphere of trust and knowledge of students as individuals
Demonstrated flexibility and responsiveness to a variety of learning styles and across a range of abilities
Ethical behavior, professionalism, and respect for diversity
Regular and reliable attendance

Physical Demands: 
NOTE: The Lovett School employment process includes a post-offer drug (hair) test and background check. See the employment application for more information.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands from wrist to finger, and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; and reach with hands. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


Contact name: Joseph Moody
Contact email address: joseph.moody@lovett.org


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