Secondary Math Teacher

Preston Joint School District Southeast / Pocatello Math: General Secondary Full Time Posted 1M ago

About this job

Preston School District #201 is currently seeking a highly qualified individual to teach secondary Math for the 2024-2025 school year. Successful candidates will hold an Idaho endorsement or equivalent in secondary Math and be willing to teach students at the high school level. Candidates will be responsible for teaching 6 (six) periods and must have good classroom management skills.

1. Idaho Teaching Certificate with appropriate endorsements such as Mathematics (6-12)
2. Strong background in teaching methods, developmentally appropriate classroom activities, and effective classroom management
3. Strong background in curriculum and the Idaho Core Standards
4. Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
5. Works well with students, staff, and the public
6. Excellent organizational skills
7. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
8. Maintain confidentiality of staff and students


1. Prepare for assigned classes
2. Design lessons with an appropriate level of difficulty that provide content in a logical and sequential manner
3. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media, consistent with the physical limitations of the classroom and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved
4. Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated
5. Identify pupil needs and provide instruction appropriate to those needs
6. Analyze and interpret student data to develop and modify instructional activities
7. Follow modifications and accommodations as specified in Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
8. Implement the Idaho Core Standards, as well as the district's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives, in lesson plans, classroom instruction, unit planning, and assessments
9. written and oral assignments and tests that require analytical and critical thinking as well as the reproduction of facts, and use them to evaluate student progress on a regular basis
10. Prepare students academically for district, state, and federal testing
11. Display command of the subject matter
12. Budget class time effectively

Other Duties to Students
1. Encourage students to strive to meet their highest potential
2. Establish and communicate classroom rules and encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
3. Make provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms
4. Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students
5. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities ·

Professional Contacts and Activities
1. Attend and participate in faculty meetings
2. Attend IEP meetings and collaborate with special education teachers as needed
3. Keep immediate supervisor informed of activities and any issues that may arise
4. Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, curriculum, objectives, and methods
5. Provide needed and requested information on a timely and effective basis

1. Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules
2. Maintain accurate, and complete records as required by federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy
3. Input data in a timely fashion
4. Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development by attendance at professional meetings, membership in professional organizations, enrollment in advanced courses, and by reading professional journals and other publications
5. Adhere to The Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted by the Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education
6. Seek assistance should emergencies arise
7. Represent the school district in a positive manner·
8. Know and follow school district policy and chain of command
9. Perform other duties as assigned

To find out more about the Preston School District, please visit our website at Interested candidates should complete an application through the Preston School District and attach the following:
• Current Resume
• Cover Letter
• Transcripts from all Colleges or Universities attended (official transcripts required upon employment)
• A copy of your Idaho Teaching Certificate or proof you can qualify for an Idaho Certificate
• Letter(s) of reference

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

• Health insurance
• Dental insurance
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• PERSI State Retirement plan

• 7:30am - 4:30pm
• Monday to Thursday (occasional Fridays)

• Bachelor's (Preferred)

• Idaho Teaching Certificate (Preferred)

*All employees required to undergo a state background check

Education required

• Bachelor's (Preferred)
• Idaho Teaching Certificate (Preferred)


• Health insurance
• Dental insurance
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• PERSI State Retirement plan

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Preston Joint School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.