Harvard-Westlake School is an independent, co-educational college preparatory day school consisting of two campuses located in Los Angeles, California with approximately 1,600 students enrolled in grades seven through twelve.
Harvard-Westlake actively strives to be a diverse and inclusive community in its educational, admission, and employment practices. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, or any other characteristic. We seek candidates who demonstrate sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse backgrounds of community members; have an ability to work flexibly, independently, and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment with individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds; and have a capacity to serve as a model of openness, generosity, and acceptance.
Middle School Mathematics Teacher (grades 7-9): Our department teaches a rigorous curriculum, consisting of courses from Pre-Algebra through Precalculus, to students possessing a broad range of math aptitudes. We pride ourselves on the care afforded to students at an individual level, for collaborating on curriculum, and for active participation in the greater school community. Candidates should have a passion for working with middle school students, for teaching, and for mathematics. Furthermore, candidates should have a strong work ethic, high standards for self and others, and excellent verbal/written communication skills.
Bachelor's degree in mathematics or a similar field; MA or Ph.D. a plus
Ability to teach a wide range of courses including Honors Geometry and Algebra II
Strong communication skills and team-player attitude
Enthusiastic about working with middle school students
Demonstrated ability to communicate concepts in a clear and concise manner to students and foster an innovative and creative learning environment
Ideal candidates will be excited by becoming part of our vibrant school community, broadly engaging with students and colleagues, and attending events outside their particular field of study.
This position is full-time starting in the 2020-21 school year.