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Upper School Math Teacher

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Founded in 1912, The Park School is a college-preparatory day school serving 300 students in prekindergarten through grade 12. Through a rigorous and progressive curriculum, the School develops in students the habits of mind and essential skills that lead to success in college and life. The Park School is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified professional educators regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, or sexual orientation. The Park School of Buffalo is seeking an Upper School Math Teacher who is committed to teaching grades 9-12. The successful candidate will work to produce the following outcomes: students will communicate mathematically, reason analytically, think logically, and be aware of current trends in mathematics. Our math faculty ask leading questions, facilitate discussion-based learning, design curriculum, and generate enriching projects so our students explore many avenues of problem solving and are able to grasp the meaning of the subject being taught. The goals are to to have each student retain a sufficient knowledge base for the self-confidence necessary to execute mathematical tasks and undertake problem-solving endeavors, and to collaborate effectively. Candidates may also be asked to serve as a club advisor for a group of middle school or upper school students. Qualifications Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience Strong instructional and classroom management skills High level of personal organization and planning Substantial coursework in diversity, equity, and inclusion pedagogy Team player: maturity, humility, strong work ethic, follow-through, sense of humor, willingness to respond positively to feedback and a "roll-up-my-sleeves" attitude Mastery of and enthusiasm for subject matter Additional Notes - Able to walk throughout 34 acre campus Able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.