Math Specialist - Primary Grades (K-3) @ Midway School

Cincinnati, OH, US
May 08, 2019
Grade Level
Elementary School
Midway School

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  •    ABOUT CPS:

    Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) serves nearly 36,000 students preschool to 12th grade in 63 school communities, across a 90-square-mile district in Southwest Ohio. Cincinnati Public Schools is the best-performing large urban district in Ohio and ranks among the top 2 percent of Ohio districts for students' learning and growth and offers families high-quality school choices and academic programs.

    The district's innovative approach to education, its investment in effective and caring educators and employees, and vast array of collaborative partnerships have accelerated school performance to the highest level in decades - ensuring that students in preschool to 12th grade thrive and graduate prepared for successful lives in the 21st century.

    Cincinnati Public is looking for creative, innovative, passionate, problem-solvers to join our team. We seek to have a positive impact on our children and families every day and are looking for staff members who want to not only do an excellent job with their career field but also serve as a role model for the children in CPS. We invite you to become a member of our CPS work family.

    Mathematics Specialist Position

    The Cincinnati Public Schools is excited to announce the creation of a Mathematics Specialist teaching position.

    Primary Mathematics Specialists (K-3 Caseloads)

    Educational Requirements: Bachelor's degree in secondary or elementary education, or higher from an accredited college or university

    Reports to: The Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the Building Principal

    Contract Provisions: 191 days CFT Contract

    Training & Experience: Training in Early Numeracy, Multiplicative and Fractional Reasoning, and Proportional Reasoning where applicable are required (CVMI and Reasoning Courses apply); Applicable Teaching Licensure, experience teaching primary math much preferred

    Essential Functions / Skills:
  • Creating Mathematics Improvement and Monitoring Plans for students below grade level in mathematics for applicable grade bands
  • Assist teachers with RTI for students who are struggling to master mathematics at applicable grade level
  • Present to teachers in the building PD on interventions to ensure all students are performing at applicable grade level in mathematics
  • Work with students who are below grade level in mathematics either one-on-one or in groups to bring students up to grade applicable grade level
  • Attend recurring meetings for professional development and information gathering on teaching and learning in mathematics
  • Work on improving services and reporting data
  • Share with other Mathematics Specialists strategies, data and resources to assist others with improving mathematics readiness
  • Manage the process progress monitoring and celebrating growth
  • Work with teachers & students to raise student achievement scores
  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Performance Responsibilities:
    • Willingness to attend professional development June 5-7th
    • Commitment to helping ALL students to succeed; with an emphasis on diverse socioeconomic levels, racial and ethnic backgrounds
    • Willingness to spend the time needed to effectively meet the challenges, objectives, and mission of the CPS district
    • Ability to be professional, collaborative, and dedicated to the implementation of action plans for student progress
    • Oversees and maintains a positive academic atmosphere conducive to learning and the safety of students
    • Implements instructional program, and maintains a climate where students are actively engaged in a meaningful and productive learning experiences
    • Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs
    • Assists in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement
    • Maintains effective and efficient records of student performance, school data, TGRG compliances
    • Consistently uses technology for the benefit of students' education
    • Establishes a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process
    • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis
    • Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment
    • Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for groups, and subject areas
    • Accepts responsibility for meeting his/her course and school wide student performance goals
    • Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, and honoring schedules
    • Participates cooperatively with other teachers and administrators to develop a method of evaluation in conformance with district guidelines
    • Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas
    • Maintains license requirements and professional competence through in-service educational activities
    • Meets regular attendance requirements at all times

    All applicants should submit a resume, and application online at, click on employment, then Apply Online.


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