Regional Math Specialist

Location

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Closed
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Boise State University

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The Regional Mathematics Center at Boise State University is committed to improving K-12 student mathematics achievement in Idaho public schools. We work in collaboration with classroom teachers and district personnel to provide professional development opportunities grounded in mathematics education research, focused on improving K-12 student mathematics achievement, and meaningfully connected to the Idaho Mathematics Content and Practice Standards. There are 2 job openings at this time.
 

Position Overview

The Regional Mathematics Specialist will work with colleagues at Boise State University in a professional collaborative to design and deliver high-quality mathematics teacher professional development programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

Facilitate professional development activities for K-12 Idaho educators focused on research-based instructional practices to improve Idaho students’ mathematics achievement, including:
1. Collaborative preparation and planning meetings with teachers, administrators, and other professional development providers
2. Serving as instructor for professional development courses and workshops in face-to-face and online formats
3. Frequent travel to schools for embedded classroom teaching activities, and
4. Use and facilitation of online collaborative technologies.
 
Contribute to applied mathematics education research and professional development projects through: 
1. Collaborative creation and revision of professional development materials, 
2. Facilitation of professional development opportunities with classroom teachers and district leaders, and 
3. Collection and analysis of research data in addressing mathematics teaching and learning, 
 
Engage in personal and collective professional learning and development through:
1. Collaboration with colleagues at Boise State University and the Idaho Regional Math Centers,
2. Review of scholarly literature and participation in mathematics education conferences, and 
3. Independent learning activities as approved by supervisor(s).

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor's degree or equivalent plus 5 years K-12 teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Education with a focus on Mathematics Education.
  • Experience facilitating mathematics professional development.

Required Application Materials 

Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position. Attach a resume that includes education and employment history (including dates of employment).

 

Closing Date: Priority consideration of applicants begins May 1, 2018. The deadline for applications is May 8, 2018.

 
Benefits

Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://hrs.boisestate.edu/benefits/.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Contact Name: 
Joe Champion (or Michele Carney)