Lakeside School, an independent 5-12 coeducational day school located in North Seattle is currently recruiting for a half-time middle school math teaching position, starting late August, 2019.
The 7th/8th-grade math teacher will teach two sections of mathematics to 7th graders or 8th graders or both. The 7th grade course is a broad-based pre-algebra course. The 8th grade course is beginning algebra/trigonometry.
Responsibilities Essential duties for Middle School faculty members at Lakeside include:
Classroom instruction informed by collaboration with other teachers in the department.
Conferences with students, colleagues, and parents and guardians.
Active participation in the work of the department on curriculum development and pedagogy.
Acting as an academic advisor to a group of students.
Contributing to the outdoor program and service learning program.
Assuming at least one additional duty as a faculty member (advising a student club, joining a standing committee, and the like).
*References should speak to a candidate’s ability to be a dynamic educator; to his/her eagerness to work effectively with capable young people; and to his/her ability to work harmoniously, competently, and respectfully with colleagues?
Working At Lakeside At Lakeside we are committed to sustaining a school in which individuals representing diverse cultures and experiences instruct one another in the meaning and value of community. To learn more about working at Lakeside, including our professional development and mentoring programs, benefits, diversity and inclusion, and opportunities for involvement in non-academic programs, please visit our Careers page on the Lakeside School website.
Lakeside School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Bachelor’s degree in mathematics or science.
Familiarity with computers and their use in mathematics instruction is essential (PC/Windows platform).
Enthusiasm for mathematics and relates well to middle-school-aged students.
Able to work with students varying in ability and learning styles, both nurturing and challenging as necessary, and who has experience instructing diverse student populations.
Demonstrated cultural awareness, including knowledge of themselves and the cultural lenses they bring to interactions. The candidate will understand different perspectives; interact respectfully with cultures other than their own; and cultivate meaningful relationships with people that have different cultural frameworks.
They will understand interact respectfully with cultures other than their own and be able to cultivate meaningful, productive relationships with students and teachers who have different cultural frameworks.
Candidates must satisfactorily complete two criminal background checks.
About Lakeside School
Lakeside School was founded in 1919, and currently enrolls 858 students in grades 5 through 12 from diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds.
The School’s Mission and shared commitment of all Lakeside employees is to develop in intellectually capable young people the creative minds, healthy bodies, and ethical spirits to contribute wisdom, compassion, and leadership to a global society. We provide a rigorous, dynamic academic program through which effective educators lead students to take responsibility for learning. We are committed to sustaining a school in which individuals representing diverse cultures and experiences instruct one another in the meaning and value of community and in the joy and importance of lifelong learning.