Resource Teacher, Mathematics - Elementary

Location
Baltimore, MD, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 12, 2019
Ref
7952
Grade Level
Elementary School
JOB TITLE : Resource Teacher, Mathematics - Elementary

REPORTS TO : Coordinator, Mathematics

DEFINITION : Provides support in the design, development, and modeling of effective implementation of the elementary mathematics curriculum/programs that align with the Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards and builds upon the foundation of the BCPS Teaching and Learning framework. Ensures that all initiatives support the system-wide goals identified in the Blueprint 2.0.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES :
Assists in the implementation of the Baltimore County Teaching and Learning framework by supporting quality first instruction through use of culturally responsive and data driven practices in mathematics at the secondary level.

Engages in the residency model of support for schools by planning with zone and school based administrative teams, working collaboratively with teacher teams and STAT teachers in professional learning communities, co-teach and model customized lessons based on formative assessment data.

Ensures implementation fidelity of the elementary mathematics curriculum/programs and assessments. Models lessons demonstrating research-based instructional strategies and best practices aligned to College and Career Ready Standards and delivered in a blended student centered environment. Ensures the infusion of teaching and learning strategies that promote rigor, relevance, responsiveness, and access for all students

Provides support to schools and offices on the selection and recommendation of programs and initiatives that support effective mathematics instruction and increasing student achievement based on BCPS' Mathematics Plan and each school's collected data and School Progress Plan.

Provides support for teacher leaders in guiding professional learning communities focused on student-centered mathematics instruction and increasing student achievement.

Provides specific, targeted classroom support to schools based on School Progress Plans and direction from the Division of Curriculum and Instruction and schools. Assists identified priority schools in the area of mathematics.

Supports the development, implementation and monitoring of School Progress Plans and assists schools and offices with analyzing and responding to mathematics performance data which may include helping individuals with instructional decisions that personalize and customize learning.

Communicates regularly with school and Office of Mathematics leadership on the progress of a school's mathematics department.

Provides dedicated mathematics professional development and support in mathematics teaching methodologies to teachers as needed or requested.

Provides professional development to BCPS stakeholders on a broad range of topics related to Mathematics, the Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards, and related assessments such as MCAP, including the integration of digital resources with all curriculum content.

Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
Education, Training and Experience :
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in a field related to the assignment, plus three years of successful teaching experience in the area of elementary mathematics.
Master's degree preferred. Experience in curriculum development and revision; planning and implementing professional development; school progress planning and implementation; co-teaching and modeling of instruction with teachers; experience with data analysis and data-driven decision making preferred.

Licenses and Certificates :
Possession of, or eligibility for, a Maryland Professional Certificate is required.
Possession of, or eligibility for, a Maryland Advanced Professional Certificate is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :
Strong background in elementary mathematics content; knowledge of effective instructional practices; knowledge of transformational teaching and student-centered environment including small group instruction. Knowledge of BCPS One, Learning Management System (LMS), lesson tiles and available digital resources for students and teachers. Demonstration of strong communication and human relations skills; demonstration of effective organization and communication skills; demonstration of strong computer/technology skills in teaching. Demonstration of strong teamwork.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS :
The work of this class is performed in an office and school environment. Work includes the operation of office equipment, including personal computers, and occasional limited physical activities.

FLSA : Exempt

Eligible for membership in the Maryland State Retirement System

This class specification defines the types of duties and level of difficulty of work required of positions in this title. It shall not be held to exclude duties not mentioned nor limit the right of management to assign work to employees.

Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please read and carefully follow the instructions provided below.
  • Applicants are required to have a completed application on file for employment with the Baltimore County Public Schools, and a separate completed application must be submitted for each position and/or location in which you are interested.
  • Professional references must be submitted to complete your application. Examples of professional references include current and former principals, supervisors, managers, mentor teachers and university/college supervisors.. Personal references from colleagues, friends, community members, etc will not be accepted.
  • Be sure to account for all periods of employment and unemployment, including student teaching and internship experience, and include names, addresses, and telephone numbers of employers.
  • Be sure to answer all criminal background questions. If you answer "yes" to any of the criminal background questions you must provide a written explanation. A criminal offense does not necessarily exclude an applicant from employment with BCPS. Factors such as passage of time since the offense, the nature of the violation, and the extent of rehabilitation will be taken into consideration.

Before you can be considered for employment, you MUST have the following items attached to your application:
  • A copy of your TEACHER CERTIFICATION. (if applicable)
  • A copy of your TRANSCRIPTS.
  • A copy of your PRAXIS or other state test scores.
  • A copy of your MARYLAND IN-SERVICE COURSE SLIPS. (if applicable)

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:
  • All persons employed by the Baltimore County Public Schools, regular and temporary, are required to be fingerprinted and have a criminal background investigation (State of Maryland, Senate Bill 315, effective October 1, 1986) completed. The fee charged for fingerprinting is $81.00. An identification card will be issued which must be shown prior to employment.
  • Anyone offered employment is required to provide proper identification and documentation of eligibility for employment in the US.
  • If you have military experience you will be asked to provide a copy of DD214.
  • Official transcripts for all higher education must be received prior to contract signing.
  • Some positions will require employees to undergo a physical examination and/or drug testing.
  • All newly hired personnel must attend a Benefits session.
  • Additional job verification will be required for salary credit.

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT:
The Board of Education of Baltimore County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or veteran status in matters affecting employment or in providing access to educational programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries regarding the Board's nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: EEO Officer, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Baltimore County Public Schools, 6901 Charles Street, Building B, Towson, Maryland 21204 (443-809-8937). There is a compliance officer responsible for identifying, preventing, and remedying prohibited harassment concerning students. Complaints of harassment should be directed to the executive director, Department of School Safety and Security, 9600 Pulaski Park Drive, Suite 118, Baltimore, MD 21220 (443-809-4360).

Contact Information
Shawn Stahl
Elementary Staffing Team
6901 Charles Street, E Building
Towson, Maryland 21204
Phone: 443-809-4152
Email: sstahl@bcps.org

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