Middle School Math Teacher
Middle School Math TeacherSchool of Science and Technology-Excellence
Houston, TX 77060
US work authorization (Required)
Job TypeFull-time, Contract
Note: SST Contribution to Health Benefits is $325 monthly for each employee. SST also provides paid vision and dental insurance for each employee!
SST also pays a $1000 stipend addition for a Master's degree and $500 for ESL certification!
SST gives 8 paid off days for Employee
Teaching experience 5-9 years brings an additional $1.000 stipend.
Teaching experience 10-up years brings an additional $2.000 stipend.
SST participates in TRS.
1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
2. Valid Texas 4-8 or 7-2 Math teaching certificate.
3. Valid Texas teaching certificate with English Second Language Certification.
4. Must have successfully completed a student teaching/internship or Alternative Certification Program (ACP).
5. Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area(s).
6. General knowledge of curriculum and instruction.
7. Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior.
8. Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
o Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
o Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual differences.
o Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
o Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
o Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to the students.
o Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided, and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
o Strive to implement, by instruction and action, the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
o Assess the accomplishments of the students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
o Refer students for evaluation by district specialists as required.
o Take necessary and reasonable precautions to protect the students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
o Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
o Assist the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
o Develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior. Maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
o Make provisions for being available to the students and to the parents for education-related purposes when required.
o Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads, evaluate their job performance.
o Maintain and improve professional competence.
o Participate in district and campus staff development.
o Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees.
o Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues.
o Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
o Prepare and submit lesson plans in a timely manner in the platform the school utilizes.
o Compile, maintain and file all physical and computerized reports, records and other documents required.
o Meet the mentor teacher regularly (if new teacher)
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
o Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of management, both internal and external to the district.
o Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internal and external to the district.
o Ability to organize special programs for the assigned campus.
o Ability to use computers including software, database used by the district, spreadsheet and word processing software, calculator, copy machine, and telephone.
o Ability to analyze data
o Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
o Manage student behavior in accordance with the student handbook.
o Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
o Nights and weekend activities will be occasionally required.
o Position is in a classroom setting and requires intermittent speaking, standing, walking, and writing.
o Moderate travel is required.
o Maintain emotional control under stress. Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, and pulling. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom or adaptive equipment.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Pay: From $60,000.00 per year
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
- Monday to Friday
- Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Houston, TX 77060: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
- Could you please complete the Middle school classroom management skill test?
- Bachelor's (Required)
- Teaching Math: 1 year (Preferred)
- Spanish (Preferred)
- Valid Texas 4-8 or 7-2 Math teaching certificate. (Required)
- Texas ESL certificate (Preferred)
Work Location: One location