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Job Title:
Middle School Math Teacher
Job Type:
Part Time
Position Level:
Job Description:

Roots School is looking for a well rounded, experienced, part-time math teacher for the middle school classroom. This is a single, multi-aged classroom (grades 6-8). Schedule is Monday-Friday from 8:30-10:30 for a total of 10 hours per week.


Requirements for All ROOTS Employees:

  • Be a self-starter and be resourceful
  • Apply a dedicated work ethic, willing to help and take on additional duties as needed
  • Follow ROOTS policies an procedures

Responsibility with Students

  • Maintain paperwork for each student
  • Monitor student behavior and redirect students who need it
  • Maintain classroom as a safe, respectful environment that cultivates learning
  • Encourage appropriate behavior, communication and conflict resolution
  • Aid students in creating academic and non-academic short and long-term goals
  • Work with students to develop project and time management skills necessary to be successful
  • Work with students to develop self-control and self-advocacy
  • Create behavior plans and behavior contracts with students and families as necessary
  • Assess assignments, projects, and tests
  • Employ project-based approaches in teaching strategies, which include planning field trips and inviting in guest speakers.
  • Have a working knowledge of state and national standards, benchmarks, and assessments
  • Prepare lessons that reflect accommodation for individual student differences
  • Consistently assess student achievement through informal assessments
  • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the physical, social, and emotional development of students
  • Coach individual students and groups; promotes development of social skills through group interaction
  • Encourage understanding of racial and cultural diversity, and social mores
  • Responsibility with Parents
  • Prepare for, conduct, and coordinate parent conferences
  • Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents
  • Be available for additional meetings beyond conferences if necessary
  • Responsibility with Community
  • Help find community contacts
  • Check and responds to email in a timely manner (daily)
  • Attend our annual open house and assist with recruiting efforts
  • Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning and implementing instructional goals, objectives, and methods
  • Present a positive role model for students that supports the mission of the school
  • Demonstrate interest and initiative in professional improvement
  • Help prepare school spaces for open houses, presentation nights, etc. and help keep the school clean each day
  • Present yourself in a professional manner, speaking positively of ROOTS, especially in the community
  • Attend and help with our fundraisers
  • Attend ,prepare for, and participate in our annual graduation ceremony
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Administrative Responsibilities
  • Enforce school policy
  • Assist in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials
  • Is present each scheduled day from 8:30 am-10:30 am unless otherwise noted
  • Maintain a professional relationship with all colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
  • Content Responsibilities
  • Plan, organize, and teach
  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records and other documents requested for student portfolios
  • Address current issues in the news, and happenings in the world and local community.
  • Communicate with other staff and parents regarding the content of each class
  • Work with other staff to create interdisciplinary projects and classes
  • Order materials and find resources
  • Provide curriculum and supply documentation for annual budget
  • Design and implement both math content areas using state and national standards for grades 6-8
  • Administer and grade homework and tests
  • Ethics:
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information regarding students,
  • Report suspected child abuse according to the law, policies, and procedures

Benefits include paid sick/personal days. This job is 10 hours per week at $25 an hour.

Applicant Requirements:

Requirements for All ROOTS Employees:

  • Be a self-starter and be resourceful
  • Apply a dedicated work ethic, willing to help and take on additional duties as needed
  • Follow ROOTS policies an procedures
  • Preferred 1-5 years experience 



4 Year Degree
Non-discriminatory Statement:
Apply To:
Melita Charan
School Name:
ROOTS School of Maui
Street Address:
740 Haiku Road
Haiku, HI 96708
Head of School:
Ms. Melita Charan
Founding Date:
Religious Affiliation:
Membership Status:
Provisional Member
Day / Boarding:
Day Only
Grade Levels:
PreSchool thru 8th
International Students Accepted:
Summer Programs Offered:
Kindergarten Cut Off Date:
Social Media:
Admissions Contact:
Admissions Email:
03/15/2019 11:44 AM 06/30/2020 P.O. Box 975
Haiku, HI 96708

Island: Maui
office@rootsmaui.org School
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