High School Math Teacher

Edge High School - Tucson, AZ

Edge High School Northwest is seeking a talented and creative mathematics teacher. EDGE (Educational Group Effort) High School is the oldest charter school in Pima County. As an innovator in non-traditional learning, our small class sizes,self-paced instructional model, strong counseling component, and individualized instruction afford students an opportunity to recover credit and master standards. Our vision is success for every student, every day!

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Edcuation, Math or related field
One year teaching experience at the secondary level preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Thorough knowledge of assigned instructional areas
Valid and current Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card

Essential duties
Models the character traits of respect, responsibility, caring, trust, fairness and citizenship
Respects and incorporates the benefits of cultural diversity in the school
Strives to motivate students to excel
Provide 1-on-1 and small group instruction in mathematics ranging from remedial courses through Pre-Calculus and Trigonometry.
Ascertain interests and learning profiles of students
Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all learners
Teach goal setting strategies
Monitor academic progress and provide academic and behavioral interventions as needed
Create and maintain and classroom environment built around safety, mutual respect, high expectations.
Active participation in various professional learning communities
Utilize Galileo Assessment system for prescriptive and benchmark testing
Meet bi-monthly with administrative team to review student progress
Collect, analyze, and use, both classroom level and school level data to drive instruction
Pursue professional learning opportunities to improve craft
Dialogue with instructional coaches and administration regularly
Corrects student work in a timely manner
Provides ongoing feedback to students regarding quality/accuracy of work
Maintains classroom discipline
Assesses student academic progress
Identifies skill deficiencies and strengths
Is responsible for condition and location of all instructional materials
Contacts parents as needed
Other duties as may be assigned
Key Characteristics

Maintains a clean, orderly classroom
Participates in professional development activities
Demonstrates a positive work ethic and active participation in school improvement
Is respectful of others’ space, materials and time
Is punctual and responsible regarding attendance, including meeting attendance
Is open and respectful to other people’s ways of doing things
Adheres to all school policies and procedures
Increases the effectiveness of surrounding teams through collaboration, constant learning and supporting others; sensitive to diversity in all its forms; respects and is committed to learning from others
Communicates clearly and compellingly with diverse stakeholders in both oral and written forms; anticipates and responds to stakeholder needs in a high-quality and courteous manner
Promotes and model a growth mindset that embraces failing as step in the learning process, and encourages effort as a means persevering through challenges
Exercises responsibility and good faith efforts in the proper use and protection of all school properties, equipment, and materials
Physical Demands

Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment. Requires ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain work files. Physically demands require the ability to stand, bend, reach high and low, stoop, walk around 60% of the day. Must be able to lift 15 to 20 pounds for short periods of time and push and pull 15 to 20 lbs.

Working Conditions

Majority of work performed in a general office environment. Position requires availability for extended hours plus nontraditional hours required to perform job duties. Also requires participation and attendance at organization-sponsored events and meetings.

NOTE: The foregoing list of essential duties and responsibilities is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.