Classroom Teacher - Ferguson-Florissant R-II School District
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Mathematics
Job Title: ALGEBRA ADVISOR
Job Location: INNOVATION SCHOOL
Beginning: Aug 01, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Mathematics
District: Ferguson-Florissant R-II School District
Florissant, MO 63033
Telephone: 314-506-9158
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Job Description:
JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:   Algebra advisor works in classrooms with students of all ages.  You will impart required mathematics curricula to your students, which will include helping them to prepare for standardized tests and college entrance exams.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
  1. Bestowing students with arithmetic and problem-solving skills is one of the main duties of the Algebra advisor.
  2. Respect for the uniqueness of each individual learner.
  3. Ability to meet the individual need of all students to allow for growth and development.
  4. Ability to convey information to students through written and verbal communications.
  5. Ability to encourage student ownership of behavior.
  6. Follow guidelines of the Innovation School Algebra curriculum and resources to create lesson plans and activities for students that include both hands on and written work.
  7. Provide direct instruction in an environment that furthers students’ interests in math and to support increased engagement in algebra.
  8. Communicate with parents, advisors, and students on a regular basis. 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. A valid Missouri professional teaching certificate in the grade level range and subject area assigned.
  2. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree with emphasis in an educational subject area
  3. Ability to apply instructional strategies to help students develop strong academic vocabulary in algebra concepts.
  4. Experience teaching algebra.
  5. Understanding and ability to apply instructional strategies on differentiation.
 
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES:
  • Planning, developing and executing lessons that reflect the curriculum and the state’s core educational standards.
  • Adapting mathematics curriculum for individual, small group, and remedial instruction to meet the needs of identified students or subgroups of students.
  • Evaluating the academic and social growth of students
  • Evaluating student progress and the ability to meet course standards in mathematical knowledge and skills.
  • Establishing and maintain standards of student behavior.
  • Planning and developing lesson plans and teaching outlines.
  • Employing a variety of methodologies in teaching and instructing students, including demonstrations, discussions, and lectures
  • Utilizing educational equipment, such as materials, books, and other learning aids.
  • Meet the state high school standards for Algebra.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  (also see Physical Demands Checklist, attached)
  • Regularly required to talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to sit and work at desk/computer for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to have repetitive wrist/hand/finger movement to work on computer and/or related office equipment
 
EQUIPMENT / TOOLS/ MATERIALS USED:
Chalkboard/White Board/ Computer/Smartboard/Projector/TV
 
 
REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
N/A
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Assigned to 187 day work calendar; 7 hours per day vary; compensation and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life) as provided by the Board of Education.
 
Competitive salary and benefits
2019-2020 School Year
 
Complete an online application at www.fergflor.org.  Attach the following:  letter of interest, resume, copy of current certification and list of five names of references, including addresses, day and evening phone numbers, and email addresses, (including current supervisor).  Once your online application is complete, please follow the directions on the website to indicate your interest for this position. 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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