Director - Mehlville R-IX School District
Position: Director
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: K-12 Mathematics
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Mehlville R-IX School District
St Louis, MO 63125
Telephone: 314-467-5100
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Job Description:
K-12 Mathematics Director
2021-2022 School Year
12 Month Position


Position Summary:  Coordinates the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum and instructional practices with Mathematics for K-12 students as well as provide leadership and coordination to create an aligned and articulated Mathematics instructional program.

Qualifications:  
 
Education/Certification:
Requires valid Missouri teaching certification; math certification (5-9 and/or 6-12) preferred, but not required.  
Advanced degree required
 
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Ability to work collaboratively with classroom teachers
Ability to coordinate a district-wide program
Ability to interpret data and identify performance gaps
Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
 
Experience:
Minimum of three years as a classroom teacher
Minimum of three years experience in mathematics education
Experience serving as a math teacher, math chair or curriculum coordinator

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  
  • Coordinate the review, development and revision of all mathematics programs and related curriculum documents and materials, including but not limited to curriculum guides.
  • Work cooperatively with other directors, coordinators, building administrators and instructional coaches to develop and supervise mathematics instructional programming.
  • Plans, improves, and oversees district curriculum and curriculum based assessments in mathematics.
  • Use evaluative findings (including student achievement data) to examine curriculum and instruction program effectiveness.
  • Involve instructional staff in evaluating and selecting instructional materials to meet student learning needs.
  • Develop and conduct or arrange for professional development sessions, including sessions on delivery of instruction, enriched learning in classroom settings and new instructional practices in mathematics.
  • Disseminate information regarding current research and significant developments in the area of mathematics education.
  • Observe classroom instruction and provide feedback and assistance to classroom teachers to facilitate improvement and innovation as appropriate.
  • Attend and present at various professional development sessions.
  • Assist in communicating information to parent and community members about mathematics programs in curriculum as needed.
  • Support school teams as they monitor implementation of their school improvement plans.
  • Oversee academic assessment procedures, both formal and informal assessments, to monitor student progress and rates of student achievement.
  • Guides the instructional staff in developing short-term and long-term classroom goals and assists in determining priorities and timelines for implementation.
  • Assists with implementation of evidence-based practices in the area of mathematics instruction.
  • Assists with implementation of 8 mathematical practices in the area of mathematics instruction.
  • Building the capacity of school-based mathematics teams in the context of continuous improvement.
  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
  • Keep informed of and comply with district policies and regulations.
  • Performs such tasks and assumes other responsibilities as Executive Leadership may assign from time to time.
Search Timeline
  • Screenings – Week of May 17-21
  • Administrative Level Interviews – Week of  May 24-28
  • Recommendation to the Board for approval – June 10
*** Search timeline subject to change ***
Application Deadline:  May 20, 2021
Qualified individuals who wish to apply for this position should complete an on-line application by visiting:  https://mehlvilleschooldistrict.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

Jennifer Hansen
Executive Director – Human Resources
3120 Lemay Ferry Road
St. Louis, MO 63125
314-467-5101
Equal Opportunity Employer

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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