Illinois Association for Gifted Children

Avery Coonley School is seeking a Middle School Math Teacher

  • 02/28/2019 4:29 PM
    Message # 7192429

    Job Description:  

    This teacher will be a member of a three-person Middle School (grades 5-8) math team in an established program designed to prepare all students for Honors-level placement in high school coursework, with top students generally being placed in Honors Algebra II/Trig as freshmen.  The candidate will be skilled in developing students’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and will employ a variety of instructional strategies to ensure that all students are challenged to attain mastery of complex concepts. The candidate must be able to integrate technology in a one-to-one classroom environment.  Experience teaching honors-level algebra I and Geometry is required.  Experience with STEM curriculum is also preferred.

    Responsibilities also include communicating student progress to parents (including parent conferences and completing end-of-trimester report cards), and being available to meet with students outside of class time for additional support.  In addition, this person will serve as an advisor to 10-12 students, sponsor a math club, and serve on the Math curriculum committee.

    Job Qualifications:

    A Master’s degree and a minimum of three years of middle or upper school teaching experience, preferably with gifted students, are required. Independent School experience is desirable.

    Please e-mail resume and cover letter to:

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