Middle and Upper School Math Lab and Library Coordinator

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Primary Objective:

The Math Lab & Library Coordinator leads and provides math support services for Middle and Upper School students. This person creates and implements math tutorial programs that guides students with math homework, problem solving, and test preparation, facilitating student learning and understanding. The person in this position also supervises student activities in the Middle School/Upper School library and supports the MS/US librarian in managing services and programs within the library.


Key responsibilities:

Math Lab:

·         Tutor students individually or within small groups to review content, solve problems, complete make-up work, review for tests, and conduct post-test reviews

·         Partner with students to help them develop strong math study skills

·         Coordinate with math teachers to stay abreast on class content, teaching methods, and students who need additional support

·         Facilitate math test make-ups as needed

·         Create and maintain a system for documenting student usage of the math lab

·         Market the math lab and its services to faculty and students

·         Research, develop, and utilizes the best instructional methods to support a wide variety of learners



·         Supervise activities in the library and answer questions from students, teachers and staff

·         Prepare the circulation desk for services on a daily basis

·         Assist in the circulation of library materials, the use of the online catalog and the use of online resources

·         Help locate books

·         Help with printing and copying

·         Process incoming book and video purchases

·         Re-shelve books

·         Participate in other projects such as weeding, collection shifting and shelf-reading

·         Order supplies

·         Help with special programs and projects

·         Attend library-related meetings, workshops and in-service programs



·         Assist registrar in maintaining student records throughout the year

·         Adhere to the bylaws, policies and procedures, and to all laws that govern the school and its actions

·         Other responsibilities as assigned by administration



Professional and Personal Attributes, Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

·         Bachelor’s degree required, preferably a math focused degree

·         Minimum of 1 year of experience teaching or tutoring math

·         Strong aptitude for and knowledge of math content at the middle and upper school levels with the ability to breakdown concepts for students and facilitate deeper understanding of math across levels

·         Experience working in a library preferred

·         Strong organizational skills

·         Exhibit a passion for learning and teaching

·         Ability to develop rapport with students

·         Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills

·         Demonstrate computer literacy and proficiency (e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, email, Internet, presentation software, and online grade book programs).  Experience with SmartBoard and Schoology (or another learning management system) technology is a plus

·         Demonstrates reliability, punctuality, flexibility and strong time management


In addition, the person should:

·         Commit to living his/her life under the lordship of Christ

·         Model a consistent daily walk with Jesus Christ, and be a Christian role model in speech, actions, and attitudes, which contributes to the spiritual atmosphere of the school

·         Believe and affirm the school’s Statement of Faith

·         Commit to exhibiting Whitefield’s core value for our students to experience diversity that reflects the body of Christ and support the school’s diversity vision that aims at unity in Christ

·         Demonstrate evidence of consistent spiritual activities such as worship at a local church, fellowship with the body of Christ, personal devotional time with the Lord, and individual study of scripture

·         Evidence the fruit of the Spirit in the nurturing of relationships with other staff members, students, families, and the community at large

·         Be actively involved in a local church


Work Environment and Physical Demands:

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A request for reasonable accommodations must be submitted to the HR department.


Work for this position will take place primarily in a classroom, and secondarily in an office. The physical demands of this position include lifting up to 10 pounds often, up to 25 pounds intermittently, and up to 50 pounds rarely; carrying up to 10 pounds intermittently, and up to 50 pounds rarely; climbing/balancing and crawling rarely; kneeling and crouching intermittently; reaching regularly; sitting, walking, bending, stooping, and standing often. To perform this job the person must be able to work for extended periods of time at a computer/keyboard; must be able to talk, hear, stand, sit, and/or walk for extended periods of time; and must possess normal manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.


Nothing in this job description restricts the School’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. This job description is subject to change at any time.


This part-time position will begin July 30, 2021.  To apply please go to www.whitefieldacademy.com under About Us/Employment Opportunities. Whitefield Academy is an equal opportunity employer.


To apply for this job please visit www.whitefieldacademy.com.

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