Grammar School Math Coordinator

 

CGPS MISSION STATEMENT

Founded in 1764, Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School balances a rigorous comprehensive college preparatory curriculum with healthy social and emotional development. We dedicate ourselves to educating students with diverse talents and backgrounds and offer them opportunities to learn, reflect and safely express their ideas and creativity. With our parent body, we share a fundamental commitment to high academic achievement and the development of social responsibility.

 

GRAMMAR SCHOOL MATH COORDINATOR POSITION

The Math Coordinator works with the Grammar School Director, Assistant Director, Grade-Level Coordinators, Classroom Teachers, Math Specialists, and other colleagues to ensure that the Grammar School Math curriculum is well suited to the CGPS community and meets best practices in math learning. The Math Coordinator position is a full time position charged with supporting all PK to 4th grade classroom teachers. This person will provide essential leadership in developing and maintaining an excellent mathematical program for all of the students and teachers at Columbia Grammar. The Coordinator will focus on enhancing teachers’ ability to provide instruction that builds students’ sense of engagement in the ownership of learning.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintain and Share Professional Expertise

  • Keep current on new developments in mathematics learning and act as a resource to the CGPS community

  • Lead conversations with faculty, administrators and parents about curricular and pedagogical enhancements, including instructional best practices, assessments and learning trajectories.

 

Oversee Curriculum

 

  • Work with faculty to define and document learning outcomes by designing assessments using those to track student progress

  • Collaborate with the Grammar School Director to develop a coherent, rich, sound K-2 math curriculum, enhancing the scope and sequence currently in place

  • Review and oversee the Grammar School math curriculum,  monitor continuity across grade levels, in partnership with the other math teachers

  • Examine and articulate the vertical progression of mathematical ideas and skills from grades PK to 4  ensuring consistency, continuity, and coherence within and across grade-levels

 

  • Support math curriculum integration in other content areas where meaningful

  • Liaise with the Middle school math department to ensure that students transition seamlessly in their mathematics learning from Grammar School to Middle School

 

Lead Faculty Development

  • Collaborate with Grammar School teachers in unit and lesson planning in order to encourage using best practices and differentiation in the area of mathematics instruction.

  • Lead professional development in collaboration with Head of Grammar School for Curriculum Development and Documentation

  • Mentor and coach Grammar School faculty, ensuring strong mathematical learning and instruction

  • Support differentiated mathematics instruction in all classrooms

 

Monitor and Assess Student Learning

  • Assess student progress and maintain records

  • Observe students at the request of the faculty and help to identify students in need to additional learning support

  • Participate on evaluation teams; Research, teach, and model best practices for all learners

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Evidence of expertise in contemporary mathematics pedagogy

  • Advanced degree in mathematics teaching or mathematics leadership strongly preferred

  • At least three years of experience in teaching PK to 4th grade learners

  • Strong communication skills

 

COMPENSATION

We offer a generous compensation package.

 

TO APPLY

 

Interested candidates, please send a resume and letter of interest to gsjobs@cgps.org. Cover letters should be addressed to Ms. Sarah McLean, Grammar School Director. Subject header should include the words “Grammar School Math Coordinator.”

 

CGPS is an equal opportunity employer committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability or other classes protected by federal or state law. CGPS does not tolerate harassment of or retaliation against any employee or applicant on the basis of these characteristics, or because the individual exercised his or her EEO rights.

 

School: 
Grammar School (PK-4)