7th & 8th Grade Math Teacher

Rivendell Interstate School District

About the organization

Rivendell Academy is a small 7th-12th grade school located in the picturesque Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire. Our culture supports strong relationships with students, professional collaboration, and teacher leadership. We value a personal, student-centered approach to education. We focus on understanding and developing student ideas that emerge from encountering rich materials and complex questions. Rivendell teachers integrate technology and develop rigorous interdisciplinary projects culminating in public presentations of learning.

Duties

Rivendell Academy is seeking a dynamic math teacher and middle school team member. The position involves teaching a 7th grade pre-algebra class and algebra fundamentals in 8th grade. Both courses follow the structure of the Common Core. The position involves collaboration with the 9th grade algebra teacher. Rivendell places a strong emphasis on strong relationships with students and professional collaboration. The position also involves leading an advisory. We are looking for a candidate who LOVES the uniqueness of middle school students.

Teaching at Rivendell Academy offers an exciting opportunity for anyone with the energy and creativity necessary to teach in a dynamic program reflective of our commitment to 1) rigorous projects, 2) the development of high quality, engaging materials, 3) differentiated instruction, and 4) collaboration and interdisciplinary thinking and leaning. Our buildings house three large maker space labs, a digital media lab, two gyms, a multi-purpose room suitable for student exhibitions and presentations, and ample opportunities for outdoor education.

Qualifications

Candidates must be certified in Vermont or New Hampshire with subject specific credentials in math. Candidates without certification but outstanding knowledge and achievement in their field may be hired but must pursue licensure through a state alternative certification pathway.

Salary

Teacher contract scale available on school website

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Applicants must include a statement describing their teaching philosophy, current resume, transcripts, three reference letters and all relevant teaching licenses.

The position will remain open until filled.

For more information call Keri Gelenian (603-353-4321) [email protected]

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