Sharon Wells Mathematics is always looking for talented and experienced individuals to keep their team growing.

Overview for part-time and full-time consulting positions:

For over two decades, Sharon Wells Mathematics has led the way to math success by providing coherent, rigorous, standard-aligned mathematic instruction in thousands of classrooms throughout Texas. At Sharon Wells Mathematics, our goal is to provide the resources and support needed so classroom teachers feel empowered, prepared and confident in their approach to teaching mathematics. We do this through engaging and strategic staff developing training sessions that encompass hands-on learning; cooperative and engaging activities, and best practice approaches to mathematic instruction. All applicants must have extensive experience in teaching the Sharon Wells Program or a solid background in teaching and training mathematics in Texas.

Job Expectations:

The consultant serves as the onsite representative for Sharon Wells Mathematics in presenting engaging staff development training for teachers in order to facilitate the fidelity of implementing the program successfully in Texas classrooms. The consultant is expected to focus on the “HOW” to use our hands-on approach to teach the Texas curriculum - (TEKS) so all participants are engaged and involved in the learning process in every workshop conducted, grades 2 – 5. This approach coupled with the modeling of best practices and proper implementation of our rigorous and in-depth instruction brings about meaningful and effective ways to teach math in classrooms throughout Texas. 

Applicant Responsibilities:

Prepare and deliver engaging staff development workshops that address the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), where teachers are active participants in the learning process on how to implement the Sharon Wells activities and lessons as outlined in the program.

Model quality math lessons for teachers and provide support to enhance the delivery of instruction that supports the pedagogy of the Sharon Wells Program. All applicants must have taught at the elementary level (preferably STAAR grades) and used or facilitated the Sharon Wells Math program successfully for at least a minimum of 5 years.

The ability to demonstrate strong leadership qualities needed to properly facilitate staff development sessions and provide feedback to assist educators in implementing the program effectively. Educational consultants must be very familiar with Texas State Assessments, new state mandates, math instructional strategies and the elementary mathematics TEKS.

Maintain the integrity of the program by demonstrating a strong mathematics foundation; facilitating a conceptual based approach to teaching (but specifically using SW program strategies), and engaging classroom learners.

Demonstrate professionalism and innovation to learn independently, conduct research to stay abreast of state and federal requirements, as well as best practices for delivering effective staff development training sessions.

Qualifications/Requirements:

PLEASE read all the qualifications carefully – You must have worked with the Sharon Wells Mathematics program or a program similar in nature with the foundation being conceptual based “hands on approach” to learning pedagogy in order to appy.

Minimum of ten years teaching experience, with an expertise in mathematics (successfully using the Sharon Wells program a must – please be specific as to which grade levels were taught). Experience on STAAR grades a plus.

Administrative experience with extensive knowledge in conceptual learning and effective math instruction. (We must show them how to use the math, NOT tell them!)

Extensive experience facilitating or conducting professional development trainings to other educators, including teachers and administrators.

Benefits:

Compensation: Contracted Services-Pay ($500 daily rate). Consultants are paid by number of days contracted, plus reimbursement for allotted expenses. Health insurance available (if applicable).

Job Type: Contracted

Required Experience:

Teaching: 10 years. (Sharon Wells Mathematics or relevant experience.)

Master’s degree or higher in related field.

If you are qualified (must meet all criteria listed above) and interested in joining our dynamic professional consultant team, please send your resume with 5 references and a letter of intent to info@sharonwells.com.

Sharon Wells Curriculum Editors

All Sharon Wells’ materials are revised each year and changed as necessary to follow the Texas standards. Each time the curriculum is changed every six weeks, it must be thoroughly edited by a team of editors.

Editors review, plan, and revise content for publication in grades 2nd – 5th.

Essential functions:

  • Must exhibit a strong command of English grammar, syntax, reading, writing, sentence structure, as well as mathematics pedagogy.
  • Fluency in Spanish reading and writing is a plus.
  • Applies the fundamental concepts of editing using correct symbols, consistency and applies content-area knowledge for all editorial tasks.
  • Problem solves to give appropriate suggestions when applicable and/or makes accurate corrections as needed.
  • Provides clear and concise feedback in spoken and written forms.
  • Confers with writers and editors regarding changes made to submitted content to ensure continuous improvement in the quality of the materials.
  • Revises all mathematical content for accuracy in a concise and organized manner.
  • Ensures content meets program format and specifications.
  • Applies knowledge of state standards to determine content accuracy.
Required Experience:

Ten or more years’ experience and or training in any of the following focusing on K – 12: teaching mathematics, mathematics curriculum development, editing experience for mathematical assessments, content development for education curriculum writing and editing.

Email your resume to info@sharonwells.com to apply today!

 

 

We are Continually Raising the Bar to Meet Changing State Standards and the new RIGOR OF STAAR:

  • ● All materials 100% aligned to the Texas TEKS.
  • ● Standard based resources and instruction for intentional and meaningful learning that surpass state requirement for all tested and non-tested TEKS.
  • ● Spiraling of both Readiness and Support standards in a rigorous and challenging format to prepare students for success on STAAR and beyond.
  • ● All lessons conceptual based to foster a deeper understanding of standards being taught and promote authentic learning – Engaging the hands, mind and intellectual capacity!
Let’s make the 2017 – 2018 school year count, as we continue applying best practices and over 2 decades of experience writing quality mathematics materials that promote life-long learning opportunities for all Texas students.

Our priority is to make sure that we continue providing the highest standard of quality instruction – by continuing to design the most relevant and comprehensive materials for each grade level (2nd – 5th) we serve. Our curriculum team has been busy researching, planning, developing and creating powerful lessons that are 100% aligned to all tested and non-tested standards. Our goal is for all students not only to master the state curriculum but also prepare them with the tools needed for future math success.

We continue to raise the bar on excellence by continuously redesigning and aligning our resources to provide the most updated and cognitively appropriate tools, materials and instructionally aligned resources available to educators throughout the state.

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Sharon Wells Mathematics Curriculum Samples


2nd Grade (3rd Six Weeks) - Week 4 Multiplication

4th Grade (4th Six Weeks) - Skills

Fifth Grade (4th Six Weeks) - Week 3 Dividing Fractions

3rd Grade (4th Six Weeks) - Week 2 Multiplication/Regrouping

4th Grade Comprehensive STAARReview (Spanish Version)

5th Grade – Comprehensive STAAR - Reviews – STAARDOM!

3rd Grade (4th Six Weeks) - Week 5 Comparing Fractions

4th Grade (4th Six Weeks) - Week 2 Angle Measurement

5th Grade (3rd Six Weeks) - Week 1 Multiplying Decimals

5th Grade (3rd Six Weeks) - Week 2 Multiplying Decimals


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Contact us

At Sharon Wells Mathematics, we welcome your comments and opinions. You may reach us at (956) 688-MATH (6284) or via Fax at (956) 688-6285. You may send us your thoughts via email to info@sharonwells.com or using the form below. Please let us know what you think of us and what you would like to see from us in the future.
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Contact us

At Sharon Wells Mathematics, we welcome your comments and opinions. You may reach us at (956) 688-MATH (6284) or via Fax at (956) 688-6285. You may send us your thoughts via email to info@sharonwells.com or using the form below. Please let us know what you think of us and what you would like to see from us in the future.