Jun 16, 2021

Middle School Math Teacher

  • Archdiocese of Chicago
  • Chicago, IL, USA
Full time Education: Middle/High School

Job Description

 Middle School Math Teacher

Teaching in one of the Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Elementary Schools is a rewarding experience for anyone who believes in the power of education and the strength of faith. As one of the largest private school systems in the nation with approximately 200 schools across Cook and Lake Counties, we are not just committed to our students’ success, but also your professional and spiritual success. With a wide range of positions and school locations, we offer our teachers the flexibility and resources they need to succeed at our award-winning schools.

The elementary school teacher is directly accountable to the principal, the Office of Catholic Schools and the local school. The teacher cooperates with the principal and staff in providing an educational environment that promotes the ministry of Catholic education.

Middle School Mathematics Teacher

Teaching math in our catholic schools is both rewarding and rigorous. A successful candidate will be vibrant, communicative, patient, and dedicated to the continued growth of their students. A math teacher should be able to support a mastery-based learning environment and lead students to meet ambitious academic goals.

A middle school math teacher should be able to incorporate technology into their lesson plan in order to enhance the experience of their students. Teachers should have the ability to make instructional decisions to tailor to the different learning styles of their students. Math is often a challenging subject for students, therefor it is the goal of a math teacher facilitate growth through challenge for their students.

The ideal candidate should motivate learning through the context of a semi-structured problem grounded in real world application. Teachers should be committed to the future success of all their students.


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required
  • Valid state teaching licensure (we accept out-of-state teaching licenses)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 to 3 years teaching experience
  • Experience teaching through remote learning platforms
  • Mathematics teaching endorsement or degree in Mathematics

General Responsibilities:

  • Teach and act in accordance with the mission of the Catholic
  • Communicate regularly with students, parents/guardians, colleagues and principal
  • Participate in professional development programs required by the Archdiocese of Chicago and/or the local school and parish
  • Perform teaching duties as assigned by the principal, including but not limited to providing remote instruction for students
  • Attend required faculty and staff meetings
  • Cooperate with the principal and staff members in school related meetings, activities and projects
  • Maintain accurate student attendance and academic records
  • Maintain a safe, orderly and secure learning environment
  • Participate in the annual performance review
  • Maintain confidentiality and discretion regarding school personnel, students and general school matters

Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must frequently move, stand, and lift up to 10 pounds. As well as be able to walk up and down steps several times each day and physically respond quickly in an emergency.

Application Procedure:

  • Transcripts
  • Resume /CV
  • Cover letter
  • Teaching Licensure or acceptance in alternative licensure program
  • Professional reference letter/s

The Archdiocese of Chicago complies with all laws concerning nondiscrimination in employment. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, age, unfavorable discharge from military service, arrest record, or mental or physical handicap unrelated to ability to perform the duties of the position. It is our policy to offer reasonable accommodations for the special needs of otherwise handicapped individuals. We seek innovators, collaborators and problem-solvers who believe that socio-economic status should not determine access to or achievement in this global economy. Minorities are encouraged to apply

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