8th Grade Math Teacher

Job Title: 8th Grade Math Teacher
Contract Type: Substitute Teacher
Location: NorCal - Bay Area
Salary: Daily
Reference: 91020192
Job Published: September 17, 2019 10:15

Job Description

Are you passionate about all things Middle School Math? Do you have a high tolerance for inquisitive minds? Do you have what it takes to inspire, challenge, and build rapport with a generation of young teenagers in an urban setting while having superb classroom management?

Great! One of our partner charter schools in the Bay Area is looking for you! This charter school sits right on the waterfront with astounding views of the bay right from the classroom. Priding itself on smaller class sizes to curate a more intimate learning environment for students, they strongly believe the culture they are creating is setting up their students for success.
Position Summary:
  • Set and hold students to extremely high academic and behavioral standards
  • Believe in measurable student academic growth to increase individual student's achievement
  • Assess every student's mastery of the content and diagnose areas of student misunderstanding
  • Lead students through guided and independent practice and regularly check for understanding
  • Use engagement strategies (e.g., rapid fire questioning, choral responses, tracking, non-verbal responses, etc.)
  • Meet needs of range of students, providing extra support, or variation of work
  • Implement effective classroom management
  • Create positive, engaging, achievement-oriented and structured learning environment where students are excited about and invested in their academics
  • Set measurable, ambitious yet attainable goals for the year and for each interim assessment cycle
  • Use data from interim assessments, quizzes and informal assessments to inform and guide instruction
  • Be proactive in addressing issues to student safety and well-being (e.g., bullying, etc.)
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from a competitive college or university
  • Passing CBEST or CSET score
  • Willingness to seek certification if not already certified
  • 2+ years of teaching experience with a record of high student achievement strongly
  • Team player for the school yet competitive for the class
  • Strong work ethic, no excuse, and go-getter attitude
Scoot Education is a human-driven, value led staffing company that makes relationships our top priority. Once we know what you are looking for, we proactively seek opportunities for you and advocate on your behalf. No longer will you have to troll through job boards and customize cover letters. We do the work for you, and there’s absolutely, 100%, no cost to you.
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