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Middle School Mathematics Teacher

Bentley School, an independent K-12 school in Oakland and Lafayette, California, seeks a full-time Mathematics teacher, able and eager to teach multiple levels of Mathematics, including honors level, to 6th, 7th and 8th graders. The faculty at Bentley is an innovative, collaborative group who seeks a candidate to complement their strengths and to add his or her own expertise and background to provide additional breadth to the core curriculum.

Bentley School inspires inquiry, academic excellence, personal achievement, and character by engaging students’ intellect and creativity, and by encouraging them to embrace values that enrich their community and the world.

Job Summary:

The position will include, but is not limited to:

• Planning and teaching inquiry-based Mathematics classes, with a goal of developing skills, active interest in Mathematics , content knowledge and skill development

• Leading an advisory group

• Participating in many aspects of faculty and student life at Bentley

• Contributing to curriculum development and pedagogy

• Attending faculty meetings

• Participating in the admissions process

• Attending school events

• Participating in at least one grade level trip

• Collaboration with the Upper and Middle School Mathematics faculty is essential.

Candidates should possess the ability and willingness to use multiple teaching methods and assessments to engage students. The ideal candidate should also be committed to issues of diversity, leadership, inclusion, and equity. Candidates who reflect the broad range of diversity of the Bay Area are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:

• Demonstrated successful teaching experience in middle school is essential.

• Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, with a Master’s preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

• A passion for working with young people

• A desire to collaborate in and contribute to a dynamic community of
teachers

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

• Experience in course design, planning, and implementation.

How to apply: Please send a cover letter and a resume to Gina Raible, Assistant to Middle School Head, via e-mail to graible@bentleyschool.net. Please put “Middle School Mathematics” in the subject line. No calls please. Bentley School is an equal opportunity employer.

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