Mathematics Teacher (Grades 6-7)

Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School is an authorized International Baccalaureate World School offering the Middle Years Program. World Schools share a common philosophy – a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that we believe is important for our middle grades students.

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher of International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (MYP) Mathematics. “Students in the MYP learn how to represent information, to explore and model situations, and to find solutions to familiar and unfamiliar problems. These are skills that are useful in a wide range of arenas, including social sciences and the arts. . . . MYP mathematics aims to equip all students with the knowledge, understanding and intellectual capabilities to address further courses in mathematics, as well as to prepare those students who will use mathematics in their studies, workplaces and everyday life. Mathematics provides an important foundation for the study of sciences, engineering and technology, as well as a variety of application[s] in other fields.”1

Roles & Responsibilities:
The position of Mathematics teacher at the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School involves the following primary responsibilities:

  • Create, build, and implement a student-centered, constructivist, inquiry-based curriculum to support the objectives within the MYP Mathematics subject-area
  • Implement instruction and assessment practices for a diverse group of students
  • Demonstrate sound classroom management skills and embrace differentiated instructional approaches to learning
  • Initiate curriculum development, assessment creation, and rubric-based grading
  • Find and build opportunities for interdisciplinary connections across various subject levels
  • Build and maintain relationships with students
  • Facilitate an advisory class focused on developing skills within the whole-child
  • Engage in continuous professional development and shared learning with other professional staff
  • Work collaboratively with a diverse group of school colleagues, parents, community members, and others to support and implement the goals of the school
  • Participate fully in faculty and school-related meetings
  • Work flexible hours as needed; Other duties as assigned

Reports to:
Directly to Middle Campus Principal

Education/Certification:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required;
  • One or more of the following:
    • Georgia teacher certification in Mathematics
    • Completion of a teacher preparation program
    • A minimum of 15 semester hours of college coursework in Mathematics
    • A passing score on the 4-8 or 6-12 Mathematics GACE

Qualifications and Experience:
The experience and qualifications preferred for this position include:

  • International Baccalaureate MYP teaching experience
  • Experience in teaching Mathematics
  • Curriculum development knowledge
  • Knowledge of integrated and experiential learning
  • Ability to collaborate well with other teachers in the development and implementation of curriculum
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working with diverse groups of students, teachers, and families
  • Experience working with middle school-aged students

Calendar:
191-day employee

Salary:
Commensurate with education and experience

School Mission:
The mission of the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS) is to:

  • BUILD an empowered and inclusive community of students, parents, and educators
  • ENGAGE the whole child—intellectually, social-emotionally, and physically
  • HELP all students to know themselves and to be known well by their community
  • CHALLENGE each student to take an active role as an informed citizen in a global society
  • COLLABORATE with the larger community to advocate for student-centered schools

We are committed to strengthening and preserving diversity, fostering an environment of equity and ensuring that we are as inclusive as we can possibly be.

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1https://www.ibo.org/programmes/middle-years-programme/curriculum/mathematics/