Maybeck High School, a small, independent, teacher-run, college-preparatory high school in Berkeley. We have an immediate opening for 40% 9th grade Science teacher. Teach 2 sections to approximately 14 students per section. The course is Conceptual Physics; can also be adapted to other 9th grade science material. A teaching credential is not required for this position.
Class is in session Feb 25 – Mar 22 and April 15 – May 22nd.
B block class meets Mon 9:25-10:15, Tue & Thurs 8:30-9:55
E block class meets Mon 1-1:50, Wed & Fri 1:35-3
For interested candidates, there is the possibility of two additional roles:
Teach one section of Environmental Science, an elective course for juniors and seniors. The class has 10 students and meets Monday 1:55-2:45, and Tuesday & Thursday from 12:40-2:05. This would make the position a 60% position.
Design and teach a two-week intersession course from March 25th – April 5th, from 9am-3pm, and to be a staff member on a school camping trip from May 28th-30th, for a substantial additional stipend.
Maybeck’s Mission: We are a vibrant community dedicated to learning, where all forms of diversity can flourish amid mutual support, respect, and responsibility. Through our small classes, high expectations, academic excellence, and programs outside the school, students prepare for college and acquire the tools to engage actively and creatively in the wider world.
Your resume, including contact information for 3 recent references
A cover letter explaining your fit for Maybeck
Optional: A lesson plan, or other materials indicative of your educational philosophy
The ideal candidate will have genuine excitement about teaching, a strong commitment to equity, desire to work closely with students of diverse backgrounds, a bachelor’s degree, and relevant teaching experience. The ability to teach across subject areas is preferred.