Lowell School, a progressive school of approximately 335 students in Northwest Washington, DC, is currently seeking applicants for the position of Primary School Math Specialist.
The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in either Math Education or Elementary Education and will work with students and families in kindergarten through 5th grade by providing mathematics instruction within and outside the classroom that supports academic progress. The Math Specialist reports to the Primary School Director and collaborates with other members of the Student Support Team, assessing students as needed and collaborating with classroom teachers in planning, co-teaching, and/or coaching.
Strong candidates will also be familiar with and have a professional passion for social curriculum, experiential learning, social justice education, thematic teaching, differentiated instruction, and curriculum development.
The successful candidate:
Will have experience in and a passion for working with primary students with a range of learning styles and needs.
Will be experienced in using multi-sensory instruction as a teaching methodology.
Can facilitate and maintain appropriate communication with students, families, and faculty with regard to student progress in math.
Is able to analyze, interpret, and use math testing data and other information to create individual learning plans.
Can effectively integrate technology into instruction.
Possesses an enthusiasm and desire for all professional development and participates intentionally in instructional planning and team meetings.
At least 3-5 years of experience teaching math to elementary school students.
Excellent time management skills.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Chromebooks, and other appropriate classroom technological tools.
Proven ability to work collaboratively.
Strong instructional and classroom management skills.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and three references to the Assistant Director of Primary School, April Greene, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters of recommendation are highly encouraged.
Lowell School has a longstanding institutional commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusivity. Lowell prohibits any discrimination or harassment based on a person's race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, past or present military service, or any other ground prohibited by federal, District of Columbia, or other applicable law. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotions, termination, pay, and the work environment.
Lowell School is a private PK-8th grade school located in NW Washington, DC. At Lowell students gain the knowledge, skills, and social-emotional literacy to be the bold leaders and creative problem solvers our world needs.