Mathematics Teacher, Upper School

Archway Programs | Atco, NJ

Posted Date 2/14/2020
Expiration Date3/15/2020


The Archway Upper School provides a wide variety of individualized programs for special-needs students ages 8 to 21. Children with communication disabilities, multiple handicaps, behavioral concerns and economic disadvantages -- receive not just an education, but services they need to succeed in life.

Archway Programs is seeking Full-Time Mathematics Teacher for our Upper School Program to service children with special needs during the regular ten month school year, and a special extended school year program during the summer.

Requirements include appropriate NJ school certifications.

Specific duties and responsibilities:

  • Works under the direct supervision of the principal to provide Mathematics instruction to students.
  • Works effectively with the Archway child study team, sending district child study teams, administration, parents and support staff (teacher assistants, crisis counselor, related services)
  • Gives direction to teacher assistant
  • Utilizes teacher assistant appropriately to provide student activities
  • Develops effective classroom management system
  • Organizes classroom environment/lessons effectively to meet students’ needs
  • Has a copy of student’s current IEP and maintains records of goal/objective mastery
  • Utilizes appropriate methods/materials to help student succeed
  • Organizes/utilizes classroom learning center and displays student work/behavioral contracts
  • Maintains ongoing and regular contact with parents concerning: student growth, behavior, needs
  • Keep up-to-date anecdotal records and work folders indicating pupil’s current level of functioning in Mathematics area
  • Assists in curriculum development selection of educational materials and equipment
  • Utilizes a sequential curricula with planned experiences to enable students to:
    •  improve self-concept
    •  develop self-help skills
    •  apply knowledge in basic skill areas
    •  develop career awarenes
    •  improve pre-vocational/vocational skills
    •  improve pupil’s health/physical development
    •  improve work/study habits
    •  develop social skills
    •  develop self-expression
  • Maintains/turns in lesson plans and on-going communication forms weekly to the principal
  • Participates in orientation/in-service programs, staff meetings, and students’ educational problems/needs
  • Controls classroom environment through approved private use of discipline
  • Disciplines students while encouraging positive self-growth rather than punishment
  • Participates in PIP for professional development
  • Attends yearly Handle With Care and CPI training.
  • Responsible for any miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Other knowledge, skills, and certifications required:

              NJ DOE certification as: Teacher of Mathematics         

The number of employees supervised by this position:

               Directs activities of classroom Teacher Assistant and any One to One Aides

The usual internal and external contacts:

               Internal - all Education Division staff, administrative staff, students

               External - School Districts, parents, other human service agencies, & vendors


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