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Associate Teacher, Math, Grades 6-8

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Associate Teacher, Math, Grades 6-8

The School at Columbia University is an independent K-8 school founded in 2003 with the goal of providing an excellent education to a diverse student body. Our intentional school culture embraces shared beliefs across disciplines and grades, which underlie important values expressed through everyday behaviors and visible symbols throughout our community.

We dedicate ourselves to fostering in our students personal resourcefulness and integrity, a sense of social responsibility, and a lifelong appreciation of learning through an innovative, socially and emotionally supportive, and academically challenging program. Our pedagogical and curricular philosophies embrace multicultural perspectives, which challenge educators and learners to examine their preconceived notions of race, gender, ethnicity, class, ability, religion, and sexual orientation. We adhere to a common code of civility among all constituents. We tailor our instruction so that the needs of the individual students are met. A committed faculty and administration strive to create a school that will stand as a model for what K-8 education can be, and serve as a genuine and enduring partnership between Columbia University and its neighbors.

The Math Associate, Grades 6-8, will:

·      Learn about new developments in the mathematics field and practice implementing them

·      Act as a co-advisor to a group of middle school students

·      Fulfill duties, responsibilities, and commitments as outlined in the Working at The School of Columbia Guidebook

·      actively participate in writing high school profiles and recommendations with a team of teachers


Minimum Qualifications

·      B.A./B.S. degree or an equivalent degree or educational qualification from an accredited college or university

·      Stated desire to teach mathematics in public, parochial, or independent schools

·      Strong skills in mathematics learning with problem-solving, number sense, and understanding at the core

·      Strong verbal and written communication skills

·      Wide-ranging intellectual and educational interests

·      Commitment to equity and justice including knowledge and skills related to cultural competencies

Preferred Qualifications:

·      Degree in mathematics education or a related field

·      Knowledge of Spanish

·      Prior classroom teaching experience

·      Familiarity with new technologies


Please apply online at: https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/7548

Columbia University is an equal opportunity employer / disability / veteran.


Associate Teacher, Math, Grades 6-8

The School at Columbia University is an independent K-8 school founded in 2003 with the goal of providing an excellent education to a diverse student body. Our intentional school culture embraces shared…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

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