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The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York Math Associate Teacher, Grades 6-8 in New York, New York

The School at Columbia University is an independent K-8 school founded in 2003 with the goal of providing an excellent education to a diverse student body. Our intentional school culture embraces shared beliefs across disciplines and grades, which underlie important values expressed through everyday behaviors and visible symbols throughout our community.

We dedicate ourselves to fostering in our students personal resourcefulness and integrity, a sense of social responsibility, and a lifelong appreciation of learning through an innovative, socially and emotionally supportive, and academically challenging program. Our pedagogical and curricular philosophies embrace multicultural perspectives, which challenge educators and learners to examine their preconceived notions of race, gender, ethnicity, class, ability, religion, and sexual orientation. We adhere to a common code of civility among all constituents. We tailor our instruction so that the needs of the individual students are met. A committed faculty and administration strive to create a school that will stand as a model for what K-8 education can be, and serve as a genuine and enduring partnership between Columbia University and its neighbors.

  • Learn about new developments in the mathematics field and practice implementing them

  • Act as a co-advisor to a group of middle school students

  • Fulfilling all duties, responsibilities, and commitments as outlined in the school's Guidebook and the organization's code of conduct

  • Actively participate in writing high school profiles and recommendations with a team of teachers

  • Keep careful anecdotal and assessment records to write accurate, comprehensive student reports that reflect student growth and support their future education

  • B.A./B.S. degree or an equivalent degree or educational qualification from an accredited college or university

  • Stated desire to teach mathematics in public, parochial or independent schools

  • Strong skills in mathematics learning with problem-solving, number sense, and understanding at the core

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Wide-ranging intellectual and educational interests

  • Commitment to equity and justice including knowledge and skills related to cultural competencies

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Degree in mathematics education or a related field

  • Knowledge of Spanish

  • Prior classroom teaching experience

  • Familiarity with new technologies

CU is dedicated to promoting and advocating for diversity and inclusion within our school community. We celebrate many types of diversity including ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, ability, religion, sexual orientation, family configuration, language, gender and adoption status. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Pay Transparency Disclosure

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

Minimum Salary: 31200.00 Maximum Salary: 31200.00 Salary Unit: Yearly