Date Posted February 03, 2024
Industry K-12: Independent/Private
STEM Focus Math
Certification Needed No
Job Status Full-time
Salary 60,000-80,000
Website https://www.yeshivahs.org/

Description:

Katz Yeshiva High School, a private Jewish high school in Boca Raton, Florida, offers a rigorous dual curriculum in Judaic and General Studies to a student body of 500.  Our faculty consists of educators with diverse backgrounds who possess a shared passion for inspiring students and instilling within them a lifelong love of learning. We welcome devoted teachers who demonstrate leadership skills, display professional growth, and desire to work collaboratively with others. 

We are currently recruiting for the position of High School Math Teacher for the 2024–2025 school year.

Committed to fostering academic excellence, critical thinking, and a dedication to lifelong learning, KYHS is seeking a passionate and experienced Math Teacher who can bring creativity and innovation to math education. The successful candidate not only has a strong background in mathematics, but is also committed to cultivating a collaborative and supportive classroom culture that encourages critical thinking, problem-solving, and mathematical exploration. 

 

Candidates should have a degree in Math, Education, or a related field, should possess substantial experience in designing and delivering Math curriculum, and should have a comprehensive knowledge of discipline-specific curriculum and instruction methods. Preference will be given to individuals with strong organizational and communication skills, a demonstrated ability to differentiate instruction to meet the diverse needs of students, well-developed classroom management skills, and proven success in teaching high school math with a track record of student achievement.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Teach five Math classes a week for a total of 20-25 periods. Develop and deliver engaging lessons in Algebra, Geometry, Precalculus, and/or Calculus that are consistent with course content and objectives. 

  • Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to gauge student progress, utilizing data-driven insights to adapt and refine approaches.  

  • Instill a problem-solving mindset by presenting real-world challenges, encouraging students to apply mathematical concepts to find innovative solutions, and showcasing the practical relevance of mathematics in everyday life.

  • Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages student participation, respect, and collaboration. Tailor teaching methods to accommodate diverse learning styles and individual student needs. 

  • Integrate technology and real-world applications into the curriculum, enhancing the relevance and appeal of mathematical concepts. 

  • Stay current with educational trends, actively participate in departmental meetings and professional development initiatives, and contribute to a culture of continuous improvement. 

  • Maintain open and proactive communication with parents, colleagues, and administrators to discuss student progress, address concerns, and collaborate on student success. 

 

Compensation and benefits range between 60,000-80,000 and are commensurate with qualifications. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter expressing interest, teaching philosophy, and qualifications for the position as well as a current resume with a list of three professional references to mperl@yeshivahs.org

 

KYHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, genetic information, or Veteran Status.

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