Burlington Schools District Office

Burlington Public Schools

Burlington, VT ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2756364
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 24, 2017

Job Description

Burlington is a vibrant, picturesque community on Lake Champlain and the most culturally diverse city in Vermont. Burlington has an international airport, and is in close proximity to a number of large cities, including Montreal (90 minutes away by car), Boston (45 minutes by air), and New York City (one hour by air). With our excellent schools system, parks and Lake Champlain, and local ski mountains within an hour’s drive, it is not surprising that Burlington routinely finds itself on the “best places in the country to raise children” lists.


BHS is seeking a passionate and energetic Teacher of Mathematics to join a school committed to high levels of achievement of all students.  This position requires teaming with other Homework Center staff to support students from diverse backgrounds finding success in high school. The position will initially likely include the teaching of math such as Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, and/or Calculus.  


Job Requirements:

  • Licensed or eligible for Vermont Educators License.
  • Endorsement in high school Math or eligible for Vermont Provisional License.
  • Documented or eligible for NCLB Highly Qualified Teacher status.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching at the high school level.
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching courses including Pre-Algebra; Algebra 1 and 2; and/or Geometry to high school students.
  • Demonstrated experience in differentiating instruction and planning curriculum aligned with Common Core standards/instruction using “backwards design” and formative assessments.
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate technology into instruction including use of iPad applications, graphing calculators, and SmartBoards.
  • Understanding of Cultural Competency (as explained through Essay 1 on SchoolSpring).
  • Knowledge of best practices regarding frameworks of student behavioral support.

Preferred Attributes:

  • Training and/or experience with English Language Learners.
  • Experience in a professional/teaching learning community ; experience in co-teaching/collaborating with other educators.
  • Evidence of student-centered learning approaches including personalizing instruction and supporting students meeting core proficiencies
  • Evidence of implementing inclusive practices for students with special needs.
  • Strong communication skills as evidenced through quality of resume, cover letter, and essays.
  • Ongoing educational post graduate coursework in education or subject area, including diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Math: General
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    The Burlington School District recognizes and values the diversity of our students, staff and community. The District is committed to a culture of diversity that reflects the voices, perspectives and differences arising from our diverse community and the world. We believe that it is important for students to understand and appreciate human diversity, develop a capacity for cultural competence, and commit to encouraging inclusion in their future lives.

    The District will adopt procedures and implement staff training intended to achieve a diverse and culturally competent school community, inclusive of diverse races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and spiritual beliefs, ages, and physical and learning abilities. The administration shall report to the Board annually on its progress, barriers and outcomes. Learn more about us...

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    Contact Information

    • Kathy Mathis , Human Resources Operations Manager
    • Burlington School District
    • 150 Colchester Ave.
    • Burlington, Vermont 05401
    • Phone: 802-864-2159
    • Fax: 802-540-3010
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