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Math Teacher
Required Application Type
Teacher / Admin
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Per SFT Contract
Job Description

Math Teacher Role

The SCSD is seeking a math teacher that will get all students excited about Math. The Math Teacher is expected to assist students in understanding and applying Math to real-life situations. Math Teacher will ensure all students should be engaged in the lesson and persevering toward solving high level tasks in Math. The Math Teacher will have knowledge of urban schools and urban communities. This position requires a high degree of problem-solving, resilience and ingenuity.

Math Teacher Expectations

  • Knowledge of Next generation and Common Core Standards in Math, Regents exams and differentiated instructional strategies. Also experience with lesson planning and high leverage practices;
  • Effective in classroom management, parent communication, differentiated instruction;
  • Ability to use technology including GSuite and smartboard;
  • Able to engage students in the math curriculum toward mastery of the standards;
  • Ability to craft detailed lesson plans showing thoughtfulness into various activities to engage the students. These should result in increased student achievement.
  • Teach students how to use learning to resolve real-world problems.

Math Teacher Key Qualities

  • Be a collaborative team player with other math teachers (and also teachers / staff in other departments).
  • Work toward fulfilling the district goals of equity, literacy and graduation by supporting the math instruction of all students.
  • Models a growth mindset;
  • Establishes and maintains good relationships with colleagues, learners and parents;
  • Uses students lived experiences to guide instruction.
Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • NYS secondary math certification grades 7-12).
  • Experience with teaching children grades 7 thru 12 is preferred.
Application Procedure

About Schenectady City Schools

With a population of nearly 10,000 students, the Schenectady City School District is one of the largest in the Capital Region. With an incredibly diverse population we are committed to ensuring that all children feel valued, are safe and will learn. We place the highest priority on a culture of equity, ensuring that race, economics, and disability are never predictors of student achievement.  Every child in our district counts and will be supported each step of the way, along the path to graduation.

The Schenectady City School District is committed to hiring members of protected classes and residents of the City of Schenectady. For more information on the District’s recruitment and hiring plan, please contact the Human Resources Office at 881-2000 ext. 40133.The Schenectady City School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, race or gender.  This policy is in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Regulations and By-Laws of the Board of Education of the Schenectady City School District.

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