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High School Math Teacher

Company: North Lawndale College Prep High School
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

NOW is the time to TAKE THE LEAD and join our TEAM in creating transformational leaders who positively impact their communities. We are currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year.

At North Lawndale College Preparatory Charter High School (NLCP), we are steadfast in our MISSION-DRIVEN CULTURE to prepare young people from under-resourced communities for graduation from high school with academic skills and personal resilience necessary for successful completion from college.

NLCP is comprised of an elite group of high-performing leaders and teachers who are PASSIONATE AND RELENTLESS in pursuit of student growth and in equal pursuit of elevating their craft and sharpening teaching and coaching skills. We proudly support our teachers and staff by providing more than 325 hours of professional development annually.

OUR CORE VALUES summarize how we behave. These non-negotiable attributes are key components of what it takes to be successful at NLCP. We seek to hire individuals who:
Embody a growth mindset.
Demonstrate a belief in positive change (for themselves, their colleagues, and our students).
Contribute to a positive work environment (by building and encouraging healthy relationships with and among colleagues).
Foster a strong sense of community at work (among staff, students, and all NLCP stakeholders).
Are resilient (able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions).

Teachers hold primary responsibility for the implementation and development of NLCP curriculum and the success of its students. Therefore, NLCP seeks teachers who are passionate and committed to continuously improving curriculum and instruction through collaboration as part of a department and grade level team.

Passion to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom
Proven track-record of high achievement in the classroom
Mastery of and enthusiasm for academic subject
Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player
Bachelor's degree is required; Master's degree is preferred
Valid State of Illinois Certification is preferred.

Implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards
Design and implement assessments that measure progress towards academic standards
Drive student success
Use assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices
Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions
Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior
Be accountable for students' mastery of academic standards
Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues; and participate in staff orientation and training
Demonstrate NLCP Core Values

Health, dental, and vision insurance
Paid time off including holidays and fall, winter and spring breaks
Flexible scheduling
403B plan with matching
Pension Fund if eligible
Life, disability and supplemental insurance
Professional development
Wellness initiatives

A 30-minute zoom interview
An in-person interview, demo lesson and campus tour with principal and school leaders
Reference checks

It is the policy of North Lawndale College Prep to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. North Lawndale College Prep prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.

Keywords: North Lawndale College Prep High School, Chicago , High School Math Teacher, Education / Teaching , Chicago, Illinois

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