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Middle School Math Teacher

Company: The Overlake School
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Middle School Math Teacher (Full Time)The Overlake School - Redmond, WAThe Overlake School seeks a full-time Middle School Math Teacher for the 2023-2024 school year. Founded in 1967, The Overlake School is an independent, nonsectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school. Each Overlake community member is committed to the school's mission to champion students and their vast potential through engaging educational experiences in a diverse and inclusive community. Overlake students are valued as multifaceted individuals and graduate with a passion for learning, ready for any path that contributes to a better world. The Overlake School is committed to diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, socio-economic status, gender, sexual orientation, or disability in the administration of its educational policies, financial aid, employment, and other school-administered programs. ?Our school is committed to the strategic goals of developing our collective capacity in areas of well-being for all, the attraction and retention of talented and qualified educators, integration of diversity, equity & inclusion into the life of our school, and defining our institutional identity. Description: The Overlake School seeks a middle school math teacher. The ideal candidate is an outstanding middle grades educator who will work to ensure student success. The math teacher should contribute enthusiastically to our school community and will work closely with a grade-level team as well as with the Mathematics and Computer Science department. The ideal candidate will be comfortable fostering supportive student-teacher-family relationships and differentiating instruction for a diverse group of students.Course assignments will likely include Algebra 1 and Geometry, but we would also welcome teachers with experience or desire to teach PreAlgebra, Computer Science, or Algebra 2. Classes are student centered and focus is on the 'why' of math rather than the 'how.' Students understanding what they are doing is more important than speed and following math rules. For more information on our department's scope and sequence, please see our curriculum guide. ()The Overlake School's strategic vision is to develop its capacity to have equity and inclusion at the institution's heart in its teaching and learning. We seek educators who can carry cultural competence and teach for equity and justice as central to their instruction.Teaching Responsibilities and Duties: Teach four sections of math, lead an advisory (homeroom), supervise Study Hall, sponsor a Middle School club, and lead students on a one-week Project Week offering in the spring. Teachers are also required to attend Grade-level team meetings, department meetings, division, and all-school faculty meetings. Salary: $57,200 - $105,542 depending on education and experience.Benefits: Overlake Benefits For more information about The Overlake School, or to apply, visit: Requirements: Required Qualifications:Successful candidates are teachers who inspire students to love mathematics. Further, strong candidates must demonstrate the following: - Bachelor's degree in mathematics, math education or a related field - Computer literacy and technological proficiency, with interest in incorporating technology into the classroom - A desire to put cultural competency at the heart of their pedagogy and skill at working with a diverse population in an inclusive and equitable community - Belief in the critical importance of diversity in the life of the school and excitement about working to build and maintain a classroom that honors diversity of opinion and practice - Commitment to modeling and exhibiting high standards of scholarship - Familiarity with differentiated instruction and the ability to simultaneously engage students at a variety of levels of mathematics background - Capacity to communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues - Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues within, and outside of, the department and grade-level teams Desired Qualifications: - Strong background in math and/or computer science - A background that contributes to the diversity of the community and respect for and understanding of diverse cultures and experiences. - Brings perspectives, identities and skills that reflect, affirm and enrich the diversity of the Overlake community - A strong understanding of the developmental stages of middle school students - A student-centered approach to teaching - Experience designing curriculum and courses - Familiarity with a variety of assessment styles - Effective classroom management skills - Natural rapport and demonstrated effective leadership with students - Professional demeanor and ability to maintain confidentiality - Evidence of ongoing professional development - Willingness and desire to contribute to Overlake beyond the classroom - Ability to attend some overnight retreats as part of the vibrant experiential education programPI216422126

Keywords: The Overlake School, Redmond , Middle School Math Teacher, Other , Redmond, Washington

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