Upper School Mathematics Teacher

Trinity Classical Academy Published: February 28, 2019
Location
Valencia, California
Job Type
Category

Description

SUMMARY

Trinity Classical Academy seeks candidates for a full-time Upper School Mathematics Teacher.  The Individual will teach using a Classical Christian Education model to implement an individualized, highly-academic, enriched curriculum. Teaches all subjects and approaches daily activities from a Christian Worldview.

 

The Mission of Trinity Classical Academy is to offer a challenging education grounded in the Christian faith and the Classical tradition to produce young men and women of virtue, wisdom, purpose, and courage.

QUALIFYING CHARACTERISTICS:  The employee is a Christian with an authentic and a mature personal relationship with Jesus Christ in both their professional and personal life with a calling and commitment to Christian education. Qualified candidates will possess a servant’s heart, support our School’s Mission and possess the ability to deal with sensitive issues in a tactful and professional manner, while exercising confidentiality, good judgment and discernment.

 

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  Generally, any combination of education that would provide the required knowledge and skills for successful performance would qualify. A typical method of demonstrating these requirements would be:

EDUCATION: A bachelor’s degree in the specific content area and/or teaching credential preferred.

EXPERIENCE:  Previous teaching experience preferred.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Teach math classes as needed in the Upper School (7th-12th grades) ranging from Pre-Algebra through Calculus.
  • Teach math technology calculators as appropriate in the curriculum
  • Actively ensure academic growth in every student by utilizing a variety of instructional techniques
  • Inform Upper School Principal and parents of student's academic or behavioral difficulties; work together as a team to plan and implement success strategies
  • Keep accurate attendance records
  • Complete progress and grade reports for each student in a timely manner using school guidelines
  • Keep accurate and detailed records of each student's progress to substantiate reports
  • Direct field trips as appropriate
  • Participate in collaborative evaluation processes with Upper School Principal
  • Collaborate with department chairs and faculty to develop and coordinate specific plans for implementing school curriculum and policy
  • Increase professional knowledge by participating in professional development opportunities
  • Attend weekly Faculty or departmental meetings
  • Attend school events outside regular school hours, as outlined in the Teachers’ Employment Agreement, including, but not limited to student socials, open houses, and any other school group activities.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, faculty, and students of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Demonstrate the ability to establish good and appropriate relationships with students

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity with classical methodology and Christian worldview integration preferred/a plus.
  • Must be willing to learn a classical approach to the subjects taught
  • A strong commitment to the emphasis and philosophy of Trinity Classical Academy
  • Positive support of the school's policies and practices
  • Service oriented and able to interface with many people
  • Truthful, positive, and purposeful when communicating with others
  • Flexible and adaptable in dealing with new, different or changing requirements
  • Multi-tasked in an environment with many distractions is a must
  • Must successfully pass a background investigation