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3rd Grade Math Teacher

MacDowell Prep Academy
Detroit, MI 48221
From $40,000 a year - Full-time


Detroit, MI 48221

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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Are you excited to inspire and equip scholars in a rigorous and nurturing classroom environment that prioritizes student learning and social-emotional development?

MacDowell Preparatory Academy is seeking a passionate and dedicated curriculum, teaching life skills and nurturing 3rd Grade Math Teacher who can provide individualized and focused emotional intelligence through a supportive instruction that allows each student to achieve academic excellence and exhibit community environment. social responsibility.

The 3rd Grade Math Teacher:

  • Inspires students to learn, promoting creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration skills that students can apply outside of the classroom
  • Develops goals that assist with gauging academic performance while giving students clear directives on how to improve
  • Utilizes excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills to identify in life. student needs
  • Models the standards and behaviors they ask of their students, aiding in each students' ability to cultivate desirable habits and behaviors



  • Ability to effectively communicate with students, parents, and administrators their future and own their own learning. They and clearly express complex ideas will maximize their potential and achieve
  • Willingness to leverage the student support network to ensure that students’ success in every area of their lives. social, emotional, nutritional, and health needs are addressed
  • Confidence speaking in front of groups and enforcing classroom rules
  • Ability to create engaging lesson plans and successfully instruct students in accountable for creating an environment where theories, methods, and tasks, inspiring students to learn scholars enthusiastically learn
  • Proficient active listening skills to understand and adapt to students' various learning needs
  • Strong public speaking and oral presentation skills actively supporting our children’s dreams and
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Advanced technology skills to track student attendance and grades and present creative lessons
  • Leadership skills and patience for working with students of all levels
  • Thrives both independently and within a collaborative working environment students
  • Maintains a high level of personal and professional integrity

Education and Experience

  • Valid Michigan Teacher Certificate in appropriate grade level and/or content
  • Knowledge of State Standards and Common Core Standards staff and students
  • Two years of teaching experience preferred
  • High level of comfort working in a growth-focused coaching environment relationships based on observations, debriefs, action planning, and progress monitoring
  • High quality written and verbal communication skills
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word and Outlook
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural setting preferred
  • Successful completion of federal and state criminal background checks
  • Ability to meet educational standards as applicable
  • Ability to work well under pressure as well as effectively prioritize and execute tasks to meet deadlines consistently
  • Understanding of and ability to manage confidential information
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills


Classroom Culture and Student Development

  • Implement MPA curriculum & instructional practices
  • Relentlessly work to meet all goals related to student achievement and culture as well as Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) goals
  • Develop, administer, and/or facilitate assessments to determine student math levels
  • Create instructional math plans to match student ability and learning styles
  • Deliver highly effective daily lessons based on student need and rooted in research-based instructional practices
  • Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all students, guiding scholars through math activities to help them overcome obstacles
  • Create a joyful, caring, and loving classroom environment for all students
  • Integrate culturally responsive teaching practices into daily lessons and interactions with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Consult with parents and teachers to recommend at-home strategies to improve math skills
  • Communicate regularly with families regarding the academic and social-emotional growth of their child
  • Implement school-wide culture expectations and norms, inside the classroom and beyond
  • Incorporate 21st-century technology skills into daily classroom practice and team settings
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of non-instructional activities such as social events and field trips

Organization and Collaboration

  • Partner with colleagues to employ teaching/learning strategies that promote math comprehension
  • Maintain current and efficient records including the preparation of reports, data visuals, and presentations
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of after-school and/or math tutoring programs
  • Model successful math instruction in elementary and/or middle school classrooms*


  • Collaborate and communicate effectively, humbly, and respectfully with all colleagues*


  • Other related duties as assigned by the School Leader/Principal


Reports to: School Leader/Principal

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.


Health Insurance

Dental Insurance with Delta Dental

Vision Insurance with EyeMed

Life and Disability Insurance

401(K) Retirement Plan


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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $40,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
COVID-19 Considerations: All staff is required to follow COVID-19 precautions and established protocols.


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No