Middle School Math Teacher (GVR, 2022-2023)

$50,000 - $69,000 yearly
  • STRIVE Prep
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • May 09, 2022
Full time Education

Job Description

Position: Middle School Math Teacher (2022-2023)

Reports to: Assistant Principal of Instruction - STEM

Location: STRIVE Prep-Green Valley Ranch Middle School

Salary: $50,000 - $69,000

Status: Full time, exempt, in-person position 

STRIVE Prep is a Denver-based community of public charter schools that challenges every student to strive for college and thrive throughout life by helping them to discover and develop the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to succeed in college and beyond. We encourage you to read our 2021 Impact Report and learn more about what a career at STRIVE Prep is like here

We seek dedicated educators that live STRIVE Prep’s core values of achievement, justice, & perseverance every day and are committed to growing as an anti-racist educator

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

   Instruction:

  • Lead engaging, data-driven instruction in Mathematics, using a predetermined Math curriculum.
  • Teach daily student interventions, providing individualized instruction based on student needs.
  • Analyze student data and use it to provide student feedback and set goals
  • Collaborate with other teachers, school leaders, curriculum directors, APIs, network leaders, and the special education team to ensure that instruction meets the needs of each learner.

     Culture:

  • Lead a student advisory at the beginning and end of each school day, and serve as the main point of contact and advocate for students in an advisory of approximately 15 students.
  • Establish systems and routines in order to create a safe, purposeful, and welcoming classroom environment focused on learning.
  • Communicate regularly and often with families to both solicit their input and share student social and academic progress.
  • Provide supervision of students during before and after school activities (arrival, dismissal, breakfast, lunch, and break).
  • Participate in family and community events, including twice-annual parent conferences and at least one student enrollment event or activity.
  • Facilitate Compass Circles (school training provided) with students weekly as well as serve as a role model for Compass values in advisory sessions.
  • Own the success and achievement of all scholars in the school.

     Development:

  • Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings, grade level meetings and faculty Compass Circles.
  • Participate in regular instructional coaching meetings and content-based department meetings.
  • Participate in STRIVE Prep’s Summer Training Institute as well as professional development throughout the school year.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Arts or Sciences degree
  • Achieve Qualified Teacher status (teacher’s license not required) within six weeks of starting through one of the approved channels outlined by the Colorado Department of Education

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Speaks Spanish 
  • 2+ years of teaching experience
  • Knowledgeable about math instruction through a culturally responsive and critical pedagogical framework
  • Demonstrated success working with scholars from historically marginalized communities

TOTAL REWARDS

Employee retention is a top priority at STRIVE Prep. Therefore we offer competitive compensation and benefits including the following:

  • 100% of employee-only monthly premium paid by STRIVE Prep. 
  • All STRIVE Prep employees will receive an additional $3,000 in their base salary after the 3rd year, 5th year, and 7th year of service at STRIVE Prep.  
  • We value our multilingual staff and the impact they have on our students and community. Therefore, staff that speak a language spoken by our families are eligible to receive an additional $2,000 to their base salary. 
  • Industry high 6+ weeks of annual vacation/PTO. Hard work is rewarded with ample time to refresh. 
    • Based on hire date, employees are eligible for up to 8 days of PTO 
    • All employees receive 2 floating religious holidays
    • All employees receive summer vacation based on work location and position
  • Participation in the Colorado PERA retirement program, including a PERA 401k option.
  • Opportunity to work with passionate, mission-driven colleagues who are invested in your personal and professional growth. 
  • Equipment provided: laptop
  • Weekly coaching sessions 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

STRIVE Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. STRIVE Prep works to make a college preparatory education for all students in our community the norm, rather than the exception. To achieve this we are committed to building and sustaining a diverse team by maintaining hiring and recruiting processes that are free from bias. 

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