Math Teacher (2 positions) - Full-time for 2022-2023 School Year
Community Day School
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Masters
2 openings available.
Who are we?
Community Day School in Squirrel Hill is an independent, co-ed Jewish day school for students in Early Childhood through Grade 8. We are distinguished by an exceptional academic program rooted in Jewish values that inspires children to become their best selves. We offer our employees competitive benefits and generous time off.
How can you contribute?
The successful 5th-8th Grade Math candidate will teach various math classes, which could include Algebra, Pre-Algebra, Geometry, Math 6 and/or Math 5 and teach and provide math support to students in grades 4-8. The individual must have the capacity and desire to differentiate instruction for all students, including those needing advanced instruction. We seek a team player who will work collaboratively to provide a joyful, innovative education to our students.
The successful 4th-6th Grade Math candidate will teach various math classes, including Math 4, 5 and 6 (and possibly Pre-Algebra) and teach and provide math support to students in grades 4-6. The individual must have the capacity and desire to differentiate instruction for all students, including those needing advanced instruction. We seek a team player who will work collaboratively to provide a joyful, innovative education to our students.
These are in- person positions and successful candidates must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19.
Primary responsibilities include:
Teach according to the educational needs, abilities and achievement of the individual students and groups of students.
Present lessons in a comprehensive manner and use visual, audio, and technological means to facilitate learning.
Provide individualized instruction to each student by promoting interactive learning.
Assign, correct, and mark work carried out by students.
Assess and record students’ development, progress and behavior and provide grades and feedback.
Collaborate with other teachers, parents and stakeholders and participate in regular meetings.
Perform other duties, as needed.
What are we looking for? The ideal candidate will have:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Pennsylvania teacher’s license and at least two years of teaching experience.
Masters Degree is a plus.
Thorough knowledge of teaching best practices.
Capacity and desire to differentiate instruction for all students.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to use a computer, including Google Mail, Google Apps (GSuite), Zoom and other remote teaching applications.
What are your next steps?
Check out our website for more information about our school at comday.org. If this sounds like an exciting role and you feel that Community Day School could be your home for a rewarding career, we would like to hear from you! Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]
Community Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, tuition assistance and scholarship programs, athletics, or other school-administered programs. Community Day School is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic community and strongly encourages applications from people of color and LGBTQ candidates.
Community Day School is a Jewish day school that has a long tradition of outstanding education in general and Jewish Studies. We offer a warm, nurturing, and enriching Jewish community for students, families, and staff. Our students come from Conservative, Reform, Orthodox, Reconstructionist, and unaffiliated families. Our staff is culturally and religiously diverse and we welcome the best applicants regardless of religion.
Community Day School is strongly committed to serving a wide range of students, from the intellectually gifted to those in need of extra academic support. Our philosophy of Differentiated Instruction reflects our commitment to keep each child challenged, at his or her level, with the goal of preserving and nurturing a lifelong love of learning. Community Day School graduates are accepted into their desired high schools, take leadership roles wherever they go, and rank among National Merit Scholars and valedictorians in the high schools they attend. Many continue with Jewish learning and Jewish community involvement through high school, college, and into their adult years, returning to Pittsburgh to enroll their own children at the school.
Located in Weste...rn Pennsylvania, the Greater Pittsburgh area is home to a vibrant and active 40,000 person Jewish community that supports a full range of Jewish institutions. Pittsburgh boasts strong arts, cultural, medical and educational opportunities, along with diverse neighborhoods and communities. Google, Rand Corp., and other world-class companies choose to make Pittsburgh their home. Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, and numerous other colleges and universities populate Pittsburgh with ever youthful, engaged, and vital academic learning communities. Pittsburgh as a city has weathered the recession well with stable real estate values, urban development, and a growing job market.
Nestled in the heart of Squirrel Hill, Community Day School’s seven-acre campus is the perfect environment for learning and spiritual growth. The focal point is a beautiful and historic stone building that houses classrooms, state of the art science and technology labs, performing arts spaces, a gymnasium, an art studio, and a music room. Surrounding the building are safe, state-of-the-art playgrounds, our multi-purpose field, a vegetable garden, and most importantly, room for expansion. Community Day School blends traditional architecture with contemporary facilities.
We are affiliated with the Schechter Day School Network, the Pittsburgh Consortium of Independent Schools, the Pittsburgh Jewish Day School Council, and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and we are accredited by the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools. We are a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.