TX: 7th/8th Grade Algebra and Geometry II/ AP Calculus Teacher - BASIS Cedar Park [23-24 SY]
BASIS Cedar Park is seeking qualified candidates for an Algebra and Geometry 2/ AP Calculus Teacher to join our bright, passionate team for the 2023-2024 School Year!
Please start your application now! Text "CPKALG2" to (210)796-1001, you will receive a link to complete your application.
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The role of the Algebra and Geometry 2/AP Calculus Subject Expert Teacher (SET) is to ensure the day-to-day exceptional education of students by preparing and facilitating subject specific lesson plans. Subject Expert Teachers implement the established BASIS Curriculum while tailoring specific topics to integrate their knowledge and passion for the subject.
ALGEBRA AND GEOMETRY TWO COURSE DESCRIPTION:
In SPORK Algebra and Geometry II, students build on their knowledge and skills obtained in SPORK Algebra and Geometry I. They further practice simplifying algebraic expressions and solving linear and quadratic equations. They now solve systems of up to three linear equations and understand the relationship between two lines defined by linear equations. The focus of the course is on functions--linear and quadratic-including their domain and range, as well as graphing. Students apply their graphing skills to solve quadratic and rational inequalities and inequalities with absolute values. In geometry, the focus is on proofs. After being introduced to the basics of logic, students learn how proofs work and they practice proving the theorems they know from SPORK Algebra and Geometry I. Combinatorics are introduced and students apply it to find conditional probability and solve sampling problems with and without replacement. Students are also briefly introduced to complex numbers, vectors, and trigonometry.
AP CALCULUS BC COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The prerequisite for this course is AP Calculus AB. "AP Calculus AB and AP Calculus BC focus on students’ understanding of calculus concepts and provide experience with methods and applications. Through the use of big ideas of calculus (e.g., modeling change, approximation and limits, and analysis of functions), each course becomes a cohesive whole, rather than a collection of unrelated topics. Both courses require students to use definitions and theorems to build arguments and justify conclusions. The courses feature a multirepresentational approach to calculus, with concepts, results, and problems expressed graphically, numerically, analytically, and verbally. Exploring connections among these representations builds understanding of how calculus applies limits to develop important ideas, definitions, formulas, and theorems. A sustained emphasis on clear communication of methods, reasoning, justifications, and conclusions is essential. Teachers and students should regularly use technology to reinforce relationships among functions, to confirm written work, to implement experimentation, and to assist in interpreting results." (College Board, 2019)
Prepare and facilitate subject and grade specific lesson plans
Provide subject instruction on a higher level than grade-standard in an interactive learning environment to achieve exceptional results for all students
Implement the BASIS Curriculum by designing effective and creative lessons and assessments to ensure students' education is internationally competitive
Collaborate with other BASIS Curriculum teachers to further develop curriculum/subject material and build a community of like-minded professionals passionate about? education
Tutor students in content-specific knowledge and skills to heighten the trajectory of students' academic and career success
Manage student behavior to foster academic achievement, personal responsibility, intellect, individuality, and respect in all students
Participate in extracurricular programs, such as clubs and sports
Substitute for peer courses as needed
Support the execution of non-instructional functions, such as "Early Bird," "Late Bird," and lunch
Maintain regular, full, predictable attendance
Supervise individual students and/or groups of students
Other duties as assigned
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or related subject from an accredited college or university (or 24+ credit hours in applicable subject matter with other degree)
Certifications and Credentials: NOTE: All employees of BASIS.ed Texas are required to obtain and maintain DPS clearance.
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite
Preferred Education: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Mathematics or related subject.
Certifications and Credentials: None
Preferred Experience: 2+ years teaching/education experience
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite
Additional Job Information:
Benefits and Salary: Starting Teacher Salary is $41,000 and is negotiable dependent on education and experience. BASIS.ed offers a comprehensive benefits package.
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Pay: up to $41,000/year
<p><strong></strong> Starting Teacher Salary is $41,000 and is negotiable dependent on education and experience
Job Reference #: 2279905