We currently have a job opening for a Middle School Math Teacher
East Bay School for Boys—an independent middle school for boys in Berkeley, CA—is looking for a full-time faculty member to be an advisor and math teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. This teacher will report to the Math Department Chair.
Duties specific to this position include:
Teaching a mathematics curriculum that is problem-based, student-centered, and Common Core-aligned.
Collaborating with other math teachers to ensure a cohesive mathematics program across the whole middle school.
Analyzing results of mathematical skill inventories and implementing appropriately differentiated curriculum; working with Learning Specialists in engaging with families and students to develop and maintain delivery of individual student learning plans.
Inspiring EBSB students to cultivate a lifelong passion for problem solving, procedural math, and numerical analysis.
In addition, we ask all EBSB teachers to do the following:
Required qualifications specific to this position include:
A Bachelor of Arts or Science degree and/or professional coursework or certification indicating training applicable to the responsibilities of the position.
Experience teaching middle school or high school mathematics and familiarity with Common Core mathematics standards for middle school, in preparation for supporting students applying to competitive high schools.
Proven experience designing supports to differentiate for a wide range of math skills and learning styles.
In addition to the above, the following qualifications are highly desirable:
A Bachelor's degree in mathematics or a math related major.
A certification in teaching indicating advanced knowledge in areas related to the responsibilities of the position.
We ask all EBSB teachers to meet the following qualifications:
An appreciation for and desire to work with middle school-aged students.
A demonstrated understanding of best practices in middle school education.
Demonstrate cultural humility and show your work toward this lifelong learning goal.
Demonstrate knowledge of the essential role that social-emotional literacy plays in the workplace, and interest in applying SEL within the educational setting.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Flexibility and excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask.
Knowledge of educational technology to support teaching and learning.
Ability to take initiative, work passionately and joyfully, take on leadership roles as needed, and collaborate effectively with diverse constituencies.
The salary is competitive. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, FSA, 401(k) with employer match, and more.
East Bay School for Boys, an independent middle school (grades 6-8), is an academically challenging and active environment: built for boys and with boys. We provide opportunities for boys to design, build, nurture, and grow their world, empowering boys to affect, connect, reflect, and most importantly, love to learn. We also focus on the social and emotional experience by creating a space where students have positive male role models and are taught how to, and encouraged to be, the great men of tomorrow: engaged, thoughtful, and courageous.
EBSB faculty are passionate leaders and learners dedicated to creating a community with a shared goal of building capacity in all of our boys; of helping to develop each boy's cultural capital; of creating a safe, creative and exciting classroom and school environment; and of providing a stellar academic, physical and social/emotional experience for young men.
When hiring faculty, East Bay School for Boys seeks individuals who are experienced in working with middle school students; who can make learning irresistible through challenge, a well-structured classroom, differentiation and a variety of teaching/learning modalities; who love teaching and working with boys; who are passionate about their subject area(s) and learning new things; who are eager to work in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment; who are creative and have good organizational, project-management, and communication skills; who are willing to assume a variety of roles within the school including academic and social/emotional advising and coaching; who are creative, flexible and resilient educators; who make great role models for adolescent boys; and who have a sense of humor.
Interested candidates should submit a résumé and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About East Bay School for Boys
The East Bay School for Boys is a new middle school model in which all kinds of boys become engaged, thoughtful, and courageous young adults. Based on the latest research about how boys learn and what they need to succeed, we strive to build intellectually curious and emotionally intelligent youth who are catalyzed to challenge stereotypes and bring powerful, positive, and peaceful change to our world.