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High School Math Teacher - Geometry

Full-Time, 10-Month Employee, Sagamore Hills Campus

Make a difference every day! Lawrence School seeks a highly qualified, charismatic, and inspiring educator to teach High School geometry to students in grades 9-12.

Through professional development and continuous on-site training, our talented faculty of educators reach beyond their content areas to become experts in the way learners process information. Our signature small class sizes and supportive environment allow teachers and students alike to find unparalleled success.

JOB DUTIES:

Fulfill a full-time teaching schedule that may include:

  • Up to five sections of Geometry and other electives
  • A targeted intervention section for students needing additional math instruction
  • Typical teacher duty assignments, such as lunch, activity, and/or dismissal

Ensure the academic needs of every student are met:

  • Maintain a highly-structured learning environment that minimizes disruptions and distractions
  • Utilize diverse teaching strategies and an individualized instructional approach
  • Integrate the school’s educational and assistive technology tools into the classroom experience
  • Circulate within the classroom—connecting with students one-on-one and effectively implementing the curricula

Provide excellent customer service and communication to parents:

  • Prepare for and participate in bi-annual parent-teacher conferences
  • Attend special meetings regarding a specific student’s achievement
  • Respond to any parent contact within 24 hours
  • Meet/exceed the school’s requirements for communication touchpoints

Contribute to the school’s positive work environment:

  • Engage in campus life by coaching/advising an after-school club, sport, or other extracurricular activity
  • Participate in the school’s on-site training and professional development opportunities
  • Enter assignments and grades into the school’s database, ensuring information is current and posted for view each week
  • Complete assigned paperwork and reports thoroughly and promptly (e.g., IEP progress reports, grade reports, parent summary reports, and more)
  • Collaborate with campus leadership on issues related to students, parents, or the operation of the school as a whole

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education with appropriate teacher certification (Intervention Specialist, Middle Grades 4-9, or Adolescent/Young Adult 7-12)
  • An intrinsic desire to celebrate students who learn differently, relate to their experiences, honor their perspectives, and support their growth
  • Previous experience as a classroom teacher preferred
  • An eagerness to learn and implement Lawrence School’s teaching methodology
  • The ability to clearly set and consistently maintain classroom expectations
  • A willingness to partner with parents and school leadership

SCHEDULE:

This is a 10-month position that follows the academic calendar with occasional evening and weekend hours.

  • Monday: 8:15 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday-Friday: 8:15 - 3:45 p.m.

TO APPLY:

Email a resume, cover letter, and three professional references in PDF format to Shanika Lovelace, Head of Upper School, at slovelace@lawrenceschool.org no later than Friday, July 12. No phone calls, please.

Lawrence School is a co-ed, K-12 independent school with two campus locations in Northeast Ohio. The Lower School in Broadview Heights serves kindergarten- through sixth-grade students, while the Upper School in Sagamore Hills serves seventh- through 12th-grade students. For more than 50 years, Lawrence School has delivered academic excellence to students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and ADHD. In some environments, these diagnoses are called learning disabilities. At Lawrence School, we refer to the unique way our students process information as simply learning differences. We know great minds don’t think alike!

Lawrence School welcomes students, staff, and trustees of all ages, races, colors, religions, sexes, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, handicaps, and national/ethnic origins to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities made available at the school. Lawrence School does not discriminate in administration of its education or admission policies, hiring practices, tuition assistance, or other school-related initiatives.

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