Company: Oak Park and River Forest High School
Location: oak park
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Openings as of 4/23/2021
- Mathematics Teacher JobID: 1798
- Position Type:
- Date Posted:
Oak Park and River Forest High School
- Date Available:
- Closing Date:
Job Title: Mathematics Teacher
Reports to: Mathematics Division Head
Terms and Conditions: Effective August 2021. Full-time, 10-months,
183-day teacher calendar.
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary: Per Faculty Senate collective bargaining agreement, initial
placement $60,844-$74,654 depending on experience.
Please, no phone calls. The respective hiring manager will review
candidates once the job posting closes. If selected to move
forward, you will be contacted by phone or email. After reviewing
the job posting, if you have any questions, please send an email to
OPRF WHO WE ARE
Oak Park and River Forest High School , or OPRF , is a
comprehensive public high school located in Oak Park, Ill., a
suburb eight miles due west of downtown Chicago. We are a
one-school district, with the majority of our students coming from
two sender districts, River Forest Public Schools District 90 and
Oak Park Elementary School District 97. We offer more than 200
courses, a variety of programs for students with special needs, 75
clubs and activities, and 29 competitive sports. We prepare our
students well for post-secondary success, with an average ACT
composite score of 24 and a 94% graduation rate.
Oak Park and River Forest are communities that highly value
diversity. OPRF is a founding member of the national Minority
Student Achievement Network, and our school is racially and
economically diverse, with about 44% of our 3,300 students
identifying as African-American, Hispanic, multiracial, or Asian.
Our villages have long embraced the LGBTQ community, and we have a
significant mix of homeowners and renters.
We seek faculty and staff who have high expectations for all
students, and who value student voice in education. As a school, we
are particularly focused on closing opportunity gaps for our
students of color.
OPRF is an equal opportunity employer that provides equal
employment opportunities to all without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. OPRFs
goal is to increase its representation of people of color.
Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 is a progressive
district that is focused not only on our tradition of excellence
but our future. The District prides itself in offering our students
a comprehensive 9-12 college and career readiness curriculum and a
rich arts education program. Our students are curious, creative,
and they come ready to learn. More than 90 percent of our students
go on to college.
Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 believes that we
can become an ever-improving model of equity and excellence that
will enable all students to achieve their full potential. We can
accomplish this through dedicated teachers, staff, and
administration who build relationships with students and have high
expectations for themselves and their students. We believe in
planning for and providing the academic and developmental support
students need to meet those expectations. We further believe that
every student can learn through exposure to academically
challenging content, feedback during learning, and the educators
knowledge and skill.
Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 is a great place
for those who are interested in an environment that supports
creativity, leadership at all levels, innovation, a focus on
professional and curriculum development, and the best practices of
instruction. We are currently seeking individuals to join our team
where we enable all students to achieve their full potential every
The employee in this position will be responsible for developing a
student-centered classroom in which all students are deeply engaged
in our Mission:
The OPRF math division strives to nurture a deeper understanding
and enhanced appreciation of mathematics by building the critical
thinking, collaboration, and communication skills of all students
so that they can be successful in a global society as lifelong
Essential Duties : (Other duties may be assigned.)
- Plan and instruct students on district Mathematics curriculum
aligned to the Common Core Standards.
- Develop lesson plans and goals that meet district
- Provide instruction incorporating the Common Core Eight
- Enrich or modify lessons, curriculum, materials and resources
as needed to meet individual student needs and varying levels of
- Conduct formal and informal assessments to evaluate student
progress. Administer standardized assessments as directed.
Interpret student assessment data for application of instructional
methods and monitoring of student progress.
- Review student progress via assessments, maintain records of
student work, and develop intervention strategies to ensure student
success and growth.
- Communicate verbally and in writing with parents and students
- Meet regularly and work collaboratively with other departmental
teachers and support teachers to plan equitable instruction across
all classrooms of the same subject.
- Meet regularly with support teachers, teacher assistants, and
other support staff to discuss individual students modifications or
adaptations, ongoing learning issues, interventions or problems.
Work collaboratively to ensure individual students needs are
- Assign work, instructions or lessons to substitutes and/or
- Actively participate on various building and District teams or
- Set clear expectations for class and manage classroom and
school environment applying positive behavioral supports and
interventions as needed.
- Collaborate with other staff in planning, modifying, enhancing
and implementing curriculum and district objectives.
- Establish a safe atmosphere conducive to a positive learning
environment. Inform students of safety concerns in all laboratory
situations and assure their safety through supervision.
- Act as a role model by encouraging appropriate behaviors that
lead to social, emotional, and physical development
- Enforce and support school policies, philosophies and
objectives with students and parents.
- Participate in staff development and school improvement
activities in order to maintain professional growth. Plan and
incorporate best practices or new strategies.
- Participate in events outside of the regularly scheduled work
day such as orientation, open houses, conferences, and/or division
- Observe the professional day and maintain positive professional
relations with colleagues.
- Hold high expectations for all students and demonstrate a deep
belief that all students can learn and succeed.
- Communicate openly with students, staff, parents and other
stakeholders regarding students achievement and progress in the
- Commit to equity and eliminating systemic obstacles for
students of color.
- Extend the school day for our students through supervision of
extracurricular activities in STEM, Athletics, and/or other
Job Responsibilities : (Others responsibilities may be
- Works within the policies and regulations of the OPRF; Illinois
public acts and regulations as described by the Illinois State
Board of Education (ISBE); and applicable Federal laws, regulations
and guidelines applicable to the education of high school students
- Makes professional decisions that demonstrate support of the
mission, goals and best interests of OPRF as expressed through
Board of Education approved documents including the Strategic Plan
and Building Improvement Plans.
- Valid Illinois Professional Educators License with Math
- Computer Science endorsement preferred.
Supervisory Responsibilities :
This job may involve supervision of student teachers and/or
Skills, Physical Demands and the Work Environment.
In order to perform this job successfully, an individual must be
able to perform all essential duties and responsibilities. The
requirements listed below are representative of the skills,
physical demands, and work environment required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential duties.
Skills Required :
The employee in this position must have the ability to
- read, analyze, and interpret documents including correspondence
in print or electronic formats;
- establish and maintain effective working relationships with all
members of the school community; and
- communicate clearly and concisely in verbal or written
Physical Demands :
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
- sit, stand, talk and hear for extended periods of time, operate
electronic equipment; and reach with hands and arms and will repeat
actions with the same hand, arm or finger motion;
- have vision abilities required include close vision, and the
ability to adjust focus (The ability to withstand long-term use of
computer devices is required.); and
- to have occasional lifting carrying, pushing, and/or pulling
and dexterity actions within job standards.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually low.
However, on occasion, the noise level will be moderate.
- Work is usually conducted indoors.
Employee Performance Evaluation : Job performance evaluations are
completed annually by the Division Head for Mathematics (as deemed
The information contained in this job description is for compliance
with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an
exhaustive listing of the duties performed in this position. The
individuals currently holding this position perform additional
duties and additional duties may be assigned.
Oak Park & River Forest High School District 200 (OPRF) is an Equal
This position description should not be considered to contain every
function/responsibility that an individual may be asked to perform
by his/her supervisor. Employees are expected to perform other
related functions as assigned.
Email To A Friend
Keywords: Oak Park and River Forest High School, Oak Park , Math Teacher, Other , oak park, Illinois
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!