Middle School Math Teacher

Memphis Scholars - Memphis, TN (30+ days ago)

Your Work

  • Plan towards and provide excellent math instruction, making every minute count in your classroom.
  • Provide differentiated learning opportunities for every student.
  • Set and reinforce clear expectations for student behavior.
  • Receive feedback and coaching from school leaders.
  • Collaborate with other teachers to increase student engagement and achievement.
  • Reward positive student behavior and hold students accountable using school-wide systems.
  • Engage with family members regularly and participate in school-wide family engagement activities including home visits, phone calls to family members, and school-based meetings with families.

Skills and characteristics

  • Possesses outstanding math instructional skills.
  • Demonstrates use of data to inform instructional planning.
  • Shows mastery and enthusiasm for content/subject area.
  • Demonstrates ability to motivate students and cultivate a culture of achievement.
  • Holds a belief that all students should be held to high academic standards.
  • Possesses resilience and professionalism.
  • Demonstrates commitment to school transformation.
  • Maintains a strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement.
  • Presents ability to be reflective and to incorporate feedback and coaching.

Educational Background and Work Experience

  • Experience driving student achievement results, preferably in an urban public or charter school.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field.
  • Must have in-state teacher certification viewable on TN Compass Public Site.

The Rewards:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for advancement within the Memphis Scholars network.
  • Professional connections with other expert educators who share your commitment to doing whatever it takes to close the achievement gap.
  • Weekly professional development sessions.
  • Change to maximize your impact by working in schools where we are raising the bar for student achievement.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $43,000.00 to $62,500.00 /year


  • Bachelor's


  • Tennessee Math Teaching Endorsement