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Physics/Math Teacher (2020-2021)
|School Name||Lakeside School|
|City, State||Seattle, WA|
The Downtown School, an independent 9-12 coeducational day school located near Seattle Center in Seattle, Washington is currently recruiting for an experienced, dynamic, and collaborative educator who is passionate about teaching physics and math for the 2020-2021 school year.
Requirements and Qualifications
Students learn to think like scientists by actually doing science: framing meaningful questions, analyzing data, identifying patterns, and applying their understanding to different situations. In the process, students take intellectual risks by engaging in a process of experimentation and revision. In addition to traditional classroom labs and activities, students have opportunities to learn from Seattle-based scientific institutions and educational organizations, deepening the students’ understandings of career paths in science and the role that science plays in the larger world.
The goal of the math and computational thinking program is to challenge and inspire each student to reach their mathematical potential. Using an approach rooted in contextual, relevant, real-world applications, students learn mathematics, statistics, and computer science. Students learn to trust their mathematical-reasoning ability and combine it with an expanding mathematical toolkit to creatively solve a wide array of quantitative and technical problems.
Students pursue a course of study of Mathematical and Computational Thinking I and II, followed by Precalculus. Seniors choose between Calculus or Statistics, both of which will prepare students for AP-level exams and college mathematics. Additionally, students can take Global Online Academy electives like Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra, Game Theory, Number Theory, and computer science classes in Java, Python, and game design.
Over the course of four years, students will learn to:
Working At The Downtown School
The Downtown School: A Lakeside School is 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 The Downtown School, please visit our Careers page on the The Downtown School: A Lakeside School website.
Apply online here.
The Downtown School: A Lakeside School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.