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Part-Time Lower School Math Teacher, Grades 5 – 6

Veritas School
Published
February 8, 2021
Location
3400 Brook Road, Richmond, VA, USA, Richmond, VA
Category
Job Type

Description

About Veritas

Veritas School is a community of over 600 students and 90 faculty with a beautiful campus in Richmond's historic Northside. At Veritas, we believe that a good education plays the long game, and we seek to prepare students not only for college but for life. We offer a robust JK-12 classical education in a joyous and Christ-centered environment using a curriculum that is rooted in our belief that all areas of study provide opportunities to discern and emulate the True, the Good, and the Beautiful. Veritas School is fully accredited and has consistently won local Top Workplace awards for creating a culture where employees feel engaged, appreciated and fulfilled.

Position Summary

The 5th-6th Grade Mathematics teacher provides classroom instruction to students using Singapore Mathematics instruction. The position requires an educator experienced with mathematics who is personable, organized, and possesses strong mathematics conceptual understanding and classroom management skills.

Essential Functions

  • Plan and implement instruction for 5th and 6th grade students in mathematics
  • Build rapport and relationship with students
  • Utilize effective classroom management skills for implementing lessons, and setting and maintaining clear expectations for behavior, participation, and progress in the class
  • Shepherd students’ hearts and minds by providing Biblical, gospel-filled instruction, correction, and encouragement
  • Maintain an orderly classroom environment
  • Monitor and evaluate students’ participation and progress and communicate that with parents through written report cards and through conversations as needed
  • Participate in faculty meetings and in the overall life and community of the school as determined with the Head of the Lower School

Position Requirements

Knowledge

  • Understanding of Lower School Singapore mathematics
  • Understand school culture, policies, and procedures
  • Understand classroom management and teaching skills

Skills

  • Relational: able to build rapport; good listener
  • Pedagogy: able to plan and implement lessons; good classroom management
  • Communication: able to teach clearly; speak and write clearly and correctly

Character

  • A mature Christian faith, displayed in godly conduct, firm personal convictions, and charity towards different but historically orthodox positions
  • An enjoyment of being with children
  • A commitment to the mission and vision of Veritas School
  • A love for others, shown in kindness, patience, and a willingness to confront wrongs, resolve conflict, and pursue peace and reconciliation
  • A teachable spirit and life-long learner

Education
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in education or a related field from an accredited university or college

Key Relationships

  • Head of Lower School
  • Faculty

Time Required
Part-time, ten months with standard school breaks during the school year

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