Cascades Academy is an independent pre-k through 12th grade day school located in the beautiful mountain town of Bend, Oregon. The school was founded in 2003 and resides on an award-winning 21-acre campus located on the Deschutes River.
Cascades Academy is seeking an experienced Middle School (grades 6 - 8) Math Teacher and PK-12 Makerspace Coordinator.
Opened in the fall of 2017, the school’s makerspace is called the IDEA Lab which stands for innovation, design, engineering, and art. In this space, students are encouraged to create, change their minds, fail, and recreate, learning not only tangible skills, but also the resiliency to iterate and adapt. Students have the opportunity to work in areas such as 3D design and modeling, drones, programming, robotics, and woodworking.
General responsibilities include curriculum development, classroom instruction, assessment, communication with parents, and general engagement with the entire school.
Specific duties will include:
Teaching two sections of middle school math
Teaching core IDEA Lab courses and electives courses to students in grades 6-8
Partnering with PK-5 classroom teachers to integrate the IDEA Lab learning into PK-5 Storyline curriculum
Reports to: Middle School Head
Start Date: August 26,2018
To apply please send a resume, cover letter, and two letters of reference to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
It is the policy of Cascades Academy to provide equal employment opportunity, regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation, veteran’s status or any other status protected by applicable law. Specifically, employment opportunities are and shall be open to all qualified applicants solely on the basis of their experience, aptitudes, abilities and training; advancement is and shall be based on the individual’s achievement, performance, ability, attitude and potential for promotion. Minorities and persons of color are encouraged to apply.
Bachelor's degree is required, Master's degree is preferred
3-5 years experience teaching middle school math
A passion for teaching math and STEAM related content
Computer science, engineering or other tech related knowledge and skills
A passion for teaching in a creative, integrated, and innovative way
Ability to work collaboratively with other middle school teachers
A commitment to experiential learning and outdoor education
A demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning
A desire to be part of a vibrant, “all-in” community of students, families, and faculty/staff
Additional Salary Information: This is a salaried, full-time, benefits-eligible position. Compensation will be commensurate with the candidate’s background and experience and will be competitive with similar NWAIS schools.
About Cascades Academy
Cascades Academy is a PK-12 independent school located in Bend, OR.