ASMS offers a research-based, comprehensive middle school program designed to provide an academically challenging and supportive learning environment. Standards-based instruction and assessment have anchored the experiential learning environment since the school’s inception. Emphasis is placed on the process of learning, particularly in regard to the development of problem solving, critical thinking, and organizational skills. The teaching and learning environment is enhanced by the use of a digital learning platform, enabling teachers to develop and deploy relevant curricular materials and students to demonstrate their learning in real-world contexts.
ASMS seeks an experienced, creative, and collaborative middle school math teacher. Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching algebra, advising, and facilitation/participation in the elective and extracurricular programs of the school. All aspects of our learning environment are designed to support the development of the whole child. Candidates must therefore possess a comprehensive understanding of and deep commitment to employing varied instructional strategies to guide all students toward the realization of their potential as learners.
Teach up to four sections of mathematics
Monitor student progress for mastery of course objectives and differentiate instruction to meet the wide range of student readiness levels
Attend weekly team meetings to coordinate curricula and discuss individual student progress
Provide standards-based assessments for all students, which evaluate the proficiency level achieved for each learning standard being assessed; provide written formal comments on student progress
Initiate and maintain communication with parents regularly through phone calls, emails, and face-to-face meetings to inform them of students’ needs and successes
Organize and facilitate math events and clubs, including participation in state and national competitions
Meet regularly with individual advisees to support their social-emotional and academic growth
Establish and maintain an ongoing relationship with advisees’ parents
Participate in shared faculty responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Heads of School, which include, but are not limited to, after-school activities
With fellow faculty and staff, chaperone an overnight school trip at least once every two years
Required Education and Experience
BS or MS degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or applied mathematics field such as engineering or physical science
Experience teaching mathematics
Required Competencies and Skills
Passion for teaching and working with middle school children
Teaching in a culturally responsive and inclusive manner
Comprehensive knowledge of national mathematics standards
Comprehensive understanding of middle school mathematics curriculum, instruction, and assessment
Ability to use student performance data to assess the effectiveness of instructional programs and develop appropriate modifications to improve student performance
Desire and ability to work within a team environment
Fully embraces a standards-based approach to instruction and assessment with an emphasis on student learning
Comfortable using a variety of instructional techniques and practices to meet the learning needs of all students
Experience and willingness to use and learn new technology platforms and applications
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to [email protected].
ASMS prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.
ASMS will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.