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Math Teacher, Middle School
|School Name||Open Window School|
|City, State||Bellevue, WA|
Open Window School seeks an intermediate level math teacher for the 2021-22 school year and beyond. We are future focused with this position as we continue to develop and refine our renowned middle school math program. The mission of the OWS mathematics department is to develop problem solvers who see the beauty of mathematics and recognize its power to describe the world around them. This is accomplished through helping students develop four key attributes: curiosity, courage, collaboration, and creativity.
Curiosity. Students will learn to:
Courage. Students will learn to:
Collaboration. Students will learn to:
Creativity. Students will learn to:
About Open Window School:
Open Window is a K-8 school and the only independent school on Seattle’s Eastside dedicated to meeting the needs of intellectually gifted students. Our faculty members enjoy a climate of superb collaboration and professional dialogue that is built on a firm foundation of equity and inclusivity.
Open Window School recognizes that diverse perspectives and backgrounds strengthen our school culture, educational program, and community. Authentic learning occurs best in an environment that includes interactions with others who bring a diverse array of experiences and perspectives to the school.
We embrace both our commonalities and the complex range of differences that enrich our community. In accordance with our Diversity Commitment, Open Window welcomes families and faculty of all backgrounds to participate fully and equitably in the school community.
Faculty members are part of a dynamic team that works together in fulfillment of our school’s Core Values: Teaching, Authenticity, a Love of Learning, Social and Emotional Learning, and Community. Having teachers who “get” students identified as gifted means having a faculty that loves to learn and passes that passion on to their students via the learning experiences they construct.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Successful Candidates will have experience with:
Compensation & Benefits:
This is an exempt, faculty position, not eligible for overtime. Work schedule is generally 7:30 AM – 3:50 PM, Tuesdays until 5:00 PM for faculty meetings. Teachers may be requested to attend other events, such as overnight field trips, Saturday Admissions visits, and/or leading or officiating auxiliary program practices, games, or competitions.
This position is eligible for Medical & Dental, Life, LTD, HRA/FSA & retirement benefits.
Pay is commensurate with education and experience.
Please consult the Open Window School Lead Teacher Salary Schedule on the careers page of https://www.openwindowschool.org/about/career-oppo...
Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for this position, your resume, and answers to the Diversity Commitment Questions below. Applicants must submit an answer to both of the following Diversity Commitment Questions as a single word or pdf document:
Please be prepared to provide 3-5 professional references and one personal reference if requested. If you are unable to apply online, you are welcome to fax your resume, cover
letter, and answers to the Diversity Commitment Questions to 425-644-6320.
Open Window School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, creed, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national or ethnic origin, or other status legally protected by local, state, or federal law. We encourage minority applicants and applicants with non-traditional backgrounds to apply.
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