Math Teacher-Dual Cert Preferred (Temp For SY 17-18)

Felton, DE 19943, US
Dec 28, 2017
Job Category
Teaching, Math Teacher
Job Type
TITLE: Mathematics Teacher - (Dual Certification with Special Education Preferred): Temporary for SY 17-18

QUALIFICATIONS: Must meet the certification requirements of the State of Delaware Department of Education.

REPORTS TO: School Principal (or Assistant)

JOB GOAL: To help each pupil develop competence in basic mathematical skills and an understanding of the structure of mathematics; to motivate each pupil to apply mathematical understanding and skills in the solution of practical problems; and to encourage pupils to develop their special talents in the field of mathematics.

1. Teaches courses in mathematics to secondary pupils using the course of study adopted by the Board of Education and appropriate curriculum publications as guidelines in teaching individual course content.
2. Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
3. Develops lesson plans and appropriate instructional aids stressing discovery and laboratory learning methods.
4. Demonstrates mathematical concepts using models, chalkboard, projection technology, calculators, computers, and other standard or teacher-prepared instructional aids.
5. Provides opportunities when needed for individualized and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
6. Designs learning activities that will relate mathematics to the physical world.
7. Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to provide and orderly, productive classroom environment.
8. Evaluates each pupil's progress in mathematical knowledge and skills.
9. Selects and requisitions books, instructional aids, and instructional supplies; maintains required inventory records.
10. Communicates with parents to interpret contemporary methods in teaching mathematics and with parents and school counselors to discuss the individual pupil's progress.
11. Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude and learning problems.
12. Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day.
13. Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.
14. Shares in the sponsorship of student activities such as mathematic teams, and participates in faculty committees.
15. Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district, and in self-selected professional growth activities.
16. Other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor that pertain to mathematic instruction.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Ten month year. Salary and work year to be established by the Board.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation and Department of Education guidelines.

Start Date: ASAP

Salary Range: From/To: as per state and local salary schedule

  • Teacher of Middle Level Mathematics Grades 6-8

Additional Job Information:
All applicants are required to submit three (3) letters of reference, with one from an immediate supervisor that is dated within the past year.
Applicants are advised that a copy of the most recent evaluation will be requested if selected for an interview. The evaluation can be loaded as part of the application in advance.

The following are conditions of employment for new employees:
(1) Satisfactory criminal background check prior to being placed on payroll.
(2) Satisfactory child protection registry check.
(3) Mandatory Direct Deposit of Pay.
(4) Documentation of Mantoux skin test results for entrance to school system.
(5) Completion of all required employment forms.

Lake Forest does not discriminate in employment or in educational services based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in accordance with state and federal laws. Inquiries should be directed to the Director of Personnel at the Lake Forest Central Business Office, School District5423 Killens Pond Road, . Phone: 302-284-3020Felton, DE 19943-9801

Lake Forest is an advocate of inclusion practices in all grade levels.

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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