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The Seven Hills School

Overview of school:

Seven Hills School, founded in 1962, offers an outstanding PS-8th grade program for approximately 420 students. The beautiful campus is located on 9 acres of former ranch land near Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek, CA (approximately 35 miles from downtown San Francisco), and offers students and teachers the daily opportunity to move freely from engaging classrooms to expanses of outdoor space. The school is committed to building an inclusive community with class sizes that allow for greater differentiation, building strong partnerships with parents, and employing passionate teachers who love what they do and bring creativity and innovation to their teaching practice. Seven Hills School is a learning community whose mission is to develop the intellect, engage the spirit, and foster respect for and responsibility to our world.

Overview of position:

The Lower School Math Teacher will collaborate closely with teachers to support differentiated instruction in mathematics. The individual in this position will be responsible for working with small groups of students through direct instruction or one-on-one support. This position assumes a minimum commitment of one day per week; the total number of teaching hours will be negotiated based on the school’s needs and the teacher’s availability. Seven Hills teachers provide a hands-on, inquiry-based style of teaching, manage collaborative learning groups and comfortably integrate technology into the curriculum. As part of an emphasis on best practices and collaborative work, Seven Hills teachers attend staff meetings, participate in grade level/subject area team meetings, and take part in ongoing professional development. The position includes time for curriculum planning and design with the 4th and 5th grade teachers on an ongoing basis. This is a part-time position with competitive compensation, commensurate with experience.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Math or related subject
  • At least 3 years of work experience either in the classroom or tutoring
  • Ability to provide a differentiated program addressing various skill levels and learning styles
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Experience with inquiry-based teaching strategies and real-world applications
  • Ability to establish a classroom culture that is built on strong teacher-student relationships and allows for risk-taking
  • Ability to initiate, fully participate in and foster strong collegial relationships
  • Be self-aware and able to build on others’ ideas, capitalize on others’ strengths and effectively share responsibility
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and improvement
  • Growth mindset, active sense of humor, warm personality, and excellent organizational and communication skills

Fundamental Expectations:

  • Overtly supports and acts in accordance with the Mission and Values of the school
  • Inspires learning by fostering a safe, predictable, supportive environment for students
  • Demonstrates integrity and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Interacts with colleagues in a respectful and collegial manner that fosters a healthy faculty culture
  • Upholds professional standards of personal presentation, courtesy, and discretion
  • Demonstrates appropriate planning and preparation; is punctual, reliable and prompt in completing required tasks
  • Honors the confidentiality of school, student, and family information
  • Is thoughtful, timely and professional when communicating
  • Complies with the policies and procedures as articulated in the school’s faculty handbook
  • Authentically engages in self-reflection and annual development of a professional growth plan

As an equal opportunity employer, Seven Hills School recruits, hires and promotes without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, pregnancy or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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