Middle School Math Teacher

Job Title: Middle Year Math Teacher

Position Overview:

The Middle Years Math Instructor plays a vital role in delivering high-quality math instruction to
students in the middle grades while fostering equitable learning experiences and promoting
positive math identities. This position requires a deep understanding of grade-level math
standards and instructional shifts, as well as the ability to support students with diverse learningneeds, including those with major gaps in instruction.

Key Responsibilities:

Curriculum Delivery:

● Deliver engaging and rigorous math instruction aligned with grade-level standards
and instructional shifts.
● Differentiate instruction to meet the diverse learning needs of students, including
those with major gaps in instruction.
● Utilize a variety of instructional strategies, resources, and technology to enhance
student learning and engagement.

Equitable Learning Experiences:

● Create a classroom environment that promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion.
● Implement culturally responsive teaching practices to ensure all students feel
valued and respected.
● Provide opportunities for student voice and choice in the learning process and
incorporate culturally relevant examples and contexts into instruction.

Math Identity Development:

● Foster positive math identities and attitudes towards mathematics among
● Promote a growth mindset and resilience in problem-solving, encouraging students
to see themselves as capable mathematicians.
● Provide feedback and support that builds confidence and self-efficacy in
mathematical learning.

Support for Students with Gaps in Instruction:

● Identify and assess students with major gaps in math instruction through formative
and diagnostic assessments.
● Develop and implement targeted interventions and support strategies to address
students' individual learning needs.
● Collaborate with colleagues, support staff, and families to provide wraparound
support and resources for students who require additional assistance.

Classroom Management:

● Implement effective classroom management strategies to create a safe, supportive,
and respectful learning environment.
● Establish clear expectations for behavior and academic engagement, and
consistently reinforce these expectations with positive reinforcement and
appropriate consequences.
● Address student behavior issues promptly and constructively, using restorative
practices and conflict resolution techniques when necessary.
● Foster a sense of community and belonging in the classroom, where all students
feel valued, respected, and empowered to participate.

Data-Driven Instruction:

● Analyze student data to monitor progress, identify areas for growth, and inform
instructional decision-making.
● Use assessment data to adjust instruction, provide targeted interventions, and
track student achievement over time.


● Bachelor's degree in Education, Mathematics, or related field; Master's degree preferred.
● Valid PA teaching certification in mathematics.
● Deep understanding of grade-level math standards and instructional shifts.
● Knowledge of effective instructional strategies for diverse learners, including those with
major gaps in instruction.
● Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build positive
relationships with students, colleagues, and families.
● Commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in education, with a focus on promoting
equitable learning experiences for all students.

Salary is commensurate with experience

The Middle Years Math Instructor plays a critical role in ensuring that all students have access to high-quality mathematics instruction and opportunities to develop as confident and capable
mathematicians. By delivering rigorous and equitable instruction, supporting students with
diverse learning needs, and fostering positive math identities, the Middle Years Math Instructor
helps to empower students to succeed in mathematics and beyond.