ELEMENTARY MATH SPECIALIST - WALTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (#1393)

Walton Elementary School ( learn more )

Wakefield Public Schools

Wakefield, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3938511
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : June 27, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

DESCRIPTION:

Walton Elementary School in Wakefield is seeking a part-time elementary math specialist to provide math intervention and acceleration to elementary students. The math specialist will provide research-based math intervention support to elementary students who are performing below grade level to strengthen critical math skills that will help them succeed in future years. In addition, the math specialist will provide grade-level enrichment support to deepen understanding and challenge elementary students who are performing above grade level.  

 

 

SALARY: $25/hour; 12-15 hours per week

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide research-based math intervention to small groups of students in 6-8 week cycles to target specific skills identified by assessment data
  • Provide grade-level math enrichment and extension to small groups of students
  • Create an atmosphere of trust and collaboration among students in the small groups in order to accelerate students’ growth in conceptual understanding and math skills
  • Participate in ongoing training with Elementary Curriculum Coordinator and STEM Coach in implementing research-based intervention curricula
  • Meet regularly with Principals, Elementary Curriculum Coordinator and STEM Coach to review progress monitoring data on students, make adjustments to instruction, and select students for upcoming cycles
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience instructing students in grades K-5, and in-depth knowledge of math concepts, instructional strategies, and differentiated instruction.
  • Understanding of evidence-based practices for teaching mathematics skills and/or a demonstrated ability and willingness to learn and stay current.
  • Proven ability to use formative assessment data on a daily basis to inform instruction and lesson design
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong people skills: An ability to quickly build strong relationships with students and teachers
  • Strong organization skills
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Math: General
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Wakefield Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Karen Fitzpatrick , Admin. Asst. to the Superintendent
    • 60 Farm Street
    • Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880

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