Regional Math Specialist - (191089)
Job posting number: #7062594
Posted: December 5, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionAbout Us
Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/boise-and-beyond/. Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.
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 through the ROOT program.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Facilitate professional development activities for Grades 6-8 Idaho educators focused on research-based instructional practices to improve Idaho students’ mathematics achievement, including:
Collaborative preparation and planning meetings with teachers, administrators, and other professional development providers
Frequent travel to schools for embedded classroom teaching activities, and
Use and facilitation of online collaborative technologies.
Contribute to applied mathematics education research through the NSF-funded ROOT project:
Collaborative creation and revision of professional development materials,
Facilitation of professional development with classroom teachers and district leaders, and
Collection and analysis of research data in addressing mathematics teaching and learning,
Collaborative creation of video case studies of effective instructional strategies
Engage in personal and collective professional learning and development through:
Collaboration with colleagues at Boise State University and the Idaho Regional Math Centers,
Review of scholarly literature and participation in mathematics education conferences, and
Independent learning activities as approved by supervisor(s).
● Bachelor's degree or equivalent plus 5 years K-12 teaching experience.
● Master’s Degree in Education or Mathematics with a focus on Mathematics Education
● Experience facilitating mathematics professional development
● Teaching and/or coaching experience at the middle and/or high school levels
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).
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/.