We are looking for a positive and energetic individual to lead the Mathematics portion of our Academic Success Team. Academic Success through BGCP’s Forest High School Center is defined as a place and mind set driven by academic achievement. Students are provided with content specific resources, strategies for time management skills, and tutors geared towards accomplishing their academic goals. We believe that building relationships with students is essential in achieving academic goals. We define relationships as a professional relationship consisting of building trust, mentorship, and consistency to meet student need. All of this in an effort to ensure that students graduate high school while optimizing their options afterwards.
What will I do?
Engage with students daily to support them in their mastery of math skills
Communicate academic progress and areas for improvement to parents
Have a solid understanding of the Common Core Standards (Seeing Structure in Expressions, Arithmetic with Polynomials and Rational Expressions, Creating Equations, Reasoning with Equations and Inequalities)
Stay up to date with the multiple Math courses offered in our Sequoia Unified School District ranging from Algebra Support to IB Math Studies
Train Math tutors to effectively support students
Communicate academic progress made at The Forest to parents and teachers
Lead small group tutoring sessions for 15 freshmen students at Saturday Math Success
What skills should I have?
Ability to multitask and work well in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
Exceptional time management, leadership, communication, and organizational skills
Ability to create an academic environment that creatively engages
Adaptable to various learning styles
Ability to teach using a growth mindset framing for lesson plans
Experience in teaching students in a wide range of mathematics courses
Comfort with collaborating with teachers, parents, and students towards achieving academic success
What qualifications should I have?
Experience working with high school teens in academic environments
Clear communication skills when dealing with teens, staff, and parents
Currently working towards Bachelor's Degree in mathematics related field or currently have an Associate’s Degree in Mathematics Experience with MDTP and DOMA assessments
Familiar with courses and curriculum at Sequoia Union High School District
Proficient/fluent in Spanish preferred
Experience teaching Mathematics to high school students, familiar with 9-12 grade content
Hold or working towards a single-subject teaching credential preferred