We are seeking a full-time instructor in MATH to begin in August 2017 for the 2017-18 school year. The instructor is responsible for 3 courses each trimester. Each class meets for eighty minutes four times a week in a rotating schedule. In addition to class preparation and classroom teaching, the instructor is responsible for:
collaborative curricular development and alignment
design of skills-based formative and summative assessments
timely grading and feedback
regular communication with the student, her/his/their parents, and the student’s advisor regarding the student’s progress
one-on-one student tutorial as needed
weekly faculty and course team meetings
All teaching staffulty have additional responsibilities to the student and school, including but not limited to serving as an advisor, chaperone at social events, committee member and admissions interviewer/presenter. All of these responsibilities support the well-being of our community and the growth of the individual student.
The ideal candidate
finds resonance with The Bay School mission and philosophy;
possesses a Master’s degree in Mathematics (with expertise in applied mathematics) or in a math-related field (e.g. engineering, physics, etc.);
has significant experience (prefer at least 5 years):
-teaching all levels of high school math, from foundational courses to advanced electives;
-using a variety of pedagogies and assessment methods;
-working effectively with a range of students;
-thinking broadly and innovatively, including through an equity lens, about curriculum and pedagogy
-working collaboratively in a team of teachers to develop and assess curricula, lesson plans and assessments;
-addressing cultural competency in all aspects of teaching, from curricular development to classroom environment;
uses assessment as a means to gauge student learning and effectiveness of teaching;
values individual learning styles;
brings a diversity of teaching and life experience to her/his/their work;
values collegial collaboration and feedback as a means to improve the curriculum and the student experience as well as her/his/their own craft;
dedicates her/himself/themselves to anti-bias and equity work and understands both culturally responsive pedagogy and the social justice dimensions of education;
commits to innovation, professional growth and reinvention;
demonstrates a passion for teaching and learning as well as for the subject matter;
enjoys working with and inspiring high school learners in all areas of school life.
Please review our website (www.bayschoolsf.org) to familiarize yourself with our school and curriculum. If interested in the position, please send all of the items below to: email@example.com, subject line: MATH 2017. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
1) Cover letter describing your interest in the position as well as how you anticipate contributing to The Bay School and to the math team
3) A lesson plan you’ve used in a previous or current course. In an attachment accompanying the lesson plan, please indicate: for what course the lesson was developed, for what age group the lesson was directed, at what point in the course the lesson was used, and how this lesson promotes equity/inclusion as well as skill development/refinement.
DEADLINE FOR MATERIALS: January 13, 2017
Additional Salary Information: The school offers a salary commensurate with experience and a strong benefits package.
Located in the Presidio of San Francisco, The Bay School is an independent, college preparatory high school committed to providing its students with a challenging, innovative curriculum and a collaborative, supportive community. Our staff and faculty members (“staffulty”) foster and model curiosity, critical thinking, intentionality, open dialogue, and good humor as well as a commitment to equity ...and inclusion within Bay and beyond. Bay students have been described as engaged in learning, self-advocates, community-oriented, thoughtful and kind.
The Bay School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender/gender identity, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to having a faculty, staff and student body that reflect the diversity of the Bay Area. We strongly encourage those with a demonstrated dedication to social justice, collaboration, innovation and student-centered education to apply.
For more information about The Bay School, including Bay's official 2015-2016 school profile which includes college acceptances to date, and an overview of the campus and facilities, student body breakdown, academic highlights, ethics, and mindfulness, please visit: http://www.bayschoolsf.org/home