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Summer School - Calculus

Position Type Teacher
Start 06/21/2021
School Name Bush School, The
City, State Seattle, WA 
Posted 04/07/2021

The Bush School is dedicated to valuing different perspectives and backgrounds, inspiring curiosity, motivating employees to take risks, and encouraging compassion and kindness. Our employees enjoy an environment that inspires creativity while being part of a collaborative community.

Summer Program Introductory Calculus Teacher (Seattle, WA)

Temporary Position

Work Schedule: June 21, 2021 through July 9, 2021

Compensation is based on experience

* The work schedule excludes weekends and school observed holidays, e.g. July 5, 2021.

* The course will be taught in-person and on campus; however, the school recognizes that it may need to review this approach if necessary with regard to COVID guidance.

* This position requires applicants to be, at the time of application, legally authorized to work in the United States. The Bush School does not offer visa sponsorship for this position and will not consider applicants who require visa sponsorship.

The Bush School is in search of an individual to join our Summer Program team as a Summer Program Introductory Calculus Teacher. We are seeking a candidate who is able to support the school’s mission of diversity and inclusion and who has a background that demonstrates an understanding and appreciation of intercultural fluency.

The Summer Program Introductory Calculus Teacher reports to the Summer Program Director and works closely with students and families, as well as the Summer Program Director and Math Department Chair. This position will be responsible for teaching an accelerated Introductory Calculus course, three hours per day, Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm beginning on June 21, 2021 and ending on July 9, 2021.

While other duties may be assigned, a qualified candidate will be able to manage the key responsibilities and tasks listed below:

  • Create and sustain a positive classroom culture, based on the mission and values of the school
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
  • Teach the following: solving trigonometry equations, rates of change, limits, sequences, series and introduce differentiation and integration topics
  • Utilize developmentally appropriate teaching methods, materials, and workload expectations for students in grades nine through twelve
  • Have a broad and deep content understanding that is accessible to students
  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging content in this field
  • Enhance curriculum and student engagement with relevant lessons, guided practice and age-appropriate technologies.
  • Value and incorporate diverse perspectives in daily interactions and within the curriculum
  • Develop a responsive, student-centered classroom community that fosters engagement, inquiry, risk-taking, and confidence while being a comfortable environment for students
  • Adapt instructional methods and differentiate instruction as needed, in collaboration with learning support colleagues
  • Partner with parents and communicate effectively about course expectations, challenges and successes
  • Provide feedback midcourse, June 28th, and following the end of session, by July 16th.
  • Conscientiously complete other duties as assigned

Experience and Professional Competencies:

  • Experience teaching Mathematics is required (middle school and/or high school)
  • A bachelor’s degree is required (a degree in mathematics or education with a math focus is preferred)
  • A graduate degree is preferred

Successful candidates will:

  • Possess a philosophy of education that aligns with the school’s mission and values
  • Exhibit the capacity and willingness to engage in experiential activities and programs with students
  • Communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) with others, including administrators, colleagues, staff and parents/guardians in order to maintain constructive and professional relationships
  • Complete work in a timely and thorough manner and be conscientious about assignments and deadlines
  • Be patient and positive and find joy in the journey of promoting a lifelong love of learning
  • Have proficient skills in the use of technology: including, but not limited to, Microsoft Suite, Google Drive, and Outlook


Applicants interested in applying for this opportunity should visit our website at www.bush.eduand navigate to the employment section of the website (found under the “About Bush” tab) for additional information/instructions.

If you are interested in working at The Bush School, but this position doesn’t fit your talents, please visit our website for additional openings: www.bush.edu.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

The Bush School is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Bush School does not discriminate in matters of employment, recruitment, admission or administration of any of its programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information. In addition, The Bush School does not discriminate in matters of employment based on the basis of age or marital status.

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