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CU Teach Master Teacher in Math Education

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 19, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Teacher Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Mathematics
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary

The University of Colorado Boulder School of Education is currently accepting applications for a full-time Master Teacher in Mathematics Education for their CU Teach Program. The CU-Teach Program is an innovative, nationally renowned secondary math and science teacher education program offered through a collaboration among the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Engineering and Applied Science. It offers a unique engineering pathway to science and math teacher licensure through an engineering major and the CU Teach Engineering Program and prepares outstanding secondary (grades 7-12) science and math teachers.

A CU Teach Master Teacher is recognized for their excellent classroom teaching and leadership in professional development. The Master Teacher plays a critical role in teaching and coaching students and facilitating strong partnerships with local schools and community organizations. They work closely with faculty and staff in the College of Arts and Science and College of Engineering to develop and implement discipline-specific certification courses. They will also work with faculty and staff in the School of Education to ensure advisement, course content, and field-experiences align with other teacher education efforts.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The mission of the CU Boulder School of Education is grounded in a lived commitment to democracy, diversity, equity, and justice. We teach and conduct research to make a positive difference with and in schools and communities. The work of our faculty, researchers, staff, and students leads to evidence-based policy and practice. We aim for our graduates to be engaged and informed educators, researchers, policymakers, and community leaders.

We offer cutting-edge, engaging teacher preparation, innovative undergraduate programs, and Colorado's top-ranked graduate education in: STEM Education, Educational Foundations, Policy & Practice, Educational Equity & Cultural Diversity, Learning Sciences & Human Development, and Research, Evaluation & Methodology.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Responsibilities in this position include but are not limited to:
  • Teach a minimum of 7 courses or 21 credits annually unless otherwise arranged with the Dean.
  • Support program evaluation efforts for pre-service candidates that are student teaching.
  • Work with CU Teach Director to establish and maintain field experience sites and to coordinate student placements in field experiences.
  • Work with local area public school teachers, who act as mentors for the students, and conduct field observations of the students in elementary, middle, and high school contexts.
  • Collaborate with School of Education, College of Arts & Sciences, and College of Engineering to ensure advisement, course content, and field experiences are consistent with program goals.
  • Mentor students.
  • Carry out other programmatic tasks, e.g., provide recruitment support, update program documents, represent the program to district and community partners, coordinate internship positions.

What We Can Offer



The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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What We Require

  • Master’s degree in mathematics education or in a field of math.
  • Minimum 5 years as a successful secondary mathematics or science classroom teacher, with a preference for experience in diverse public schools.
  • Deomonstrated experience and/or leadership in professional development and experience working with beginning teachers or equivalent, e.g., teacher coach or mentor.
  • Regular participation in state, regional, or national professional organizations and activities.

What You Will Need

  • Strong commitment to equitable teaching.
  • Strong written, verbal and organizational skills.
  • Good collaborative and problem-solving skills.
  • Desire to work with pre-service undergraduate and graduate students.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Knowledge of local districts and Colorado educational context.
  • Experience with educational technology in K-12 classrooms.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Cover Letter: a succinct letter of application specifying your areas of expertise and how your approach to teaching aligns with the School of Education’s commitment to democracy, diversity, equity and justice.
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Teaching/Course Evaluations

During the application process, you will need to enter contact information for 2 references and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials if needed, as the search progresses. Please do not mail hardcopies or electronic copies of your application materials.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs .

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and an EPLS (Excluded Parties List System) check.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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