Located in the Arbor Heights neighborhood of West Seattle, Westside School serves nearly 375 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. For 35 years, the school has emphasized educating the whole child, learning by doing, and the cultivation of creativity across disciplines.
Westside School is searching for a Middle School Mathematics Teacher to join our faculty for the 2017 - 2018 academic year. We are continuing to strengthen our Middle School program, which encompasses fifth through eighth grade, by expanding our mathematics teaching team. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative and enthusiastic math teacher to join our community and shape the future of Westside School.
Key responsibilities of this role will include:
Teaching two sections each of fifth and sixth grade mathematics
Differentiating instruction to serve both high achievers and those needing extra support
Serving as advisor to small group of fifth and sixth grade students
Participating in outdoor excursions in both the fall and spring semesters
Attending faculty and community meetings
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Successful candidates will have the following personal and professional attributes:
Mathematics teaching experience in the middle school grades
A bachelor’s degree (or higher) in mathematics, mathematics education, or related field
Experience in a variety of instructional techniques and approaches
Compassion for the social and emotional needs of adolescents
Enthusiasm for working collaboratively with colleagues including the desire to plan integrative curriculum experiences across disciplines
Experience and interest around incorporating technology in the mathematics classroom