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6-8th Grade Math Teacher

Company: Advantage Academy
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

To provide math instruction to identified students in the Title I program by developing or modifying curricula and preparing lessons and other instructional materials to increase academic achievement.


*Education/Certification: *

Bachelor's degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned
Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned
*Special Knowledge/Skills: *
Knowledge of core academic subject assigned
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills


*Major Responsibilities and Duties: *

1. Instructional Strategies

- Provide Instruction for the following federally-approved activities:

- Researched-based math programs and strategies.

- Tutorials as required.

- Individualized instruction.

- Small- group Instruction.

- Extended learning opportunities.

- Computer-aided Instruction

- Support parental involvement strategies including parent conferences and frequent home communication.

- Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of the district's curriculum program and the Title I goals, objectives and planned activities included in the Consolidated Application for Federal Funding.

- Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles.

- Present subject matter according to guidelines established by TEA, board policies, and administrative regulations.

- Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.

- Conduct assessment for diagnostic and progress monitoring purposes.

- Work cooperatively with other teachers to meet the needs of individual students.

- Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.

2. Student Growth and Development

* Assist students in analyzing and improving methods and habits of study.
* Consistently assess student achievement through formal and informal testing.
* Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned and may sponsor outside activities approved by the school.
* Present a positive role model for students that supports the mission of the school district.

3. Classroom Management and Organization

* Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
* Manage student behavior in the classroom and administer discipline according to board policies, administrative regulations, and IEP.
* Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
* Assist in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.

4. Communication

* Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents.
* Maintain a professional relationship with all colleagues, students, parents and community members.
* Use acceptable communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.

5. Professional Growth and Development

* Participate in the district staff development program.
* Demonstrate interest and initiative in professional improvement.
* Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.

6. Policy

* Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
* Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
* Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
* Perform all other duties as assigned by the Principal or Director of Special and Federal Programs.


At least one year student teaching or approved internship


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35,000.00 - $61,908.16 per year

* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Grand Prairie, TX 75051: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Advantage Academy, Grand Prairie , 6-8th Grade Math Teacher, Education / Teaching , Grand Prairie, Texas

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