Teacher, Math 1.0 FTE - MJ1717

Meridian Middle School, Kent, Washington

Date PostedJanuary 03, 2018
IndustryK-12: Public Schools
FocusMath
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Meridian Middle School is a culturally diverse school of 700 students located on the east hill of Kent, WA, 18 miles southeast of Seattle. In addition to the general curriculum we offer a variety of elective and special education programs. Our school has a technologically literate staff with a major focus on technology integration. Meridian is a One-to-One school with each student and teacher issued a district laptop. We maintain high academic standards, enjoy excellent parent support and offer a number of extra-curricular activities including athletics and clubs. Meridian is a great place to teach and learn!

ASSIGNMENT: Teaching math to middle school students; grades 7-8. This assignment may involve working with students individually, in small groups, or entire classes, or targeting students identified as below standard in tiered intervention classes.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position is part of the KEA bargaining unit. .
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Appropriate Washington State certification and endorsements required and must be on file prior to beginning work
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Major or minor in mathematics
  2. ELL endorsement
  3. Able to work cooperatively with a team of teachers
  4. Demonstrated strong communication skills
  5. Must maintain positive learning environment and have ability to relate to all students, parents and colleagues
  6. Candidate should be knowledgeable of differing student learning styles and cooperative learning and teaching students of varying abilities
  7. Excellent management skills
  8. Willing to share professional skills with other staff members
  9. Excellent technology skills and can use and incorporate computers/technology into curriculum
  10. Strong background in curriculum, instruction, and assessment
  11. Experience working with middle school students
  12. Ability to exhibit multicultural and ethnic understanding and sensitivity with the ability to communicate effectively with all cultural groups in the school community
  13. Experience working with a diverse student population and the specific school demographics
  14. The willingness or qualifications of an applicant to coach or supervise activities and/or sports in addition to his/her teaching responsibilities will be considered.
  15. Desired teacher characteristics are: flexibility; ability to organize ideas, time and materials to accomplish goals; enthusiasm; ability to express ideas clearly and understand concepts being discussed; ability to learn new ideas and skills; ability and willingness to develop favorable relationships with students; knowledge of current approaches to teaching; and willingness to model behavior deemed appropriate by the school district and the community.
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