Company: Windward School
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 01/12/2021
Expire Date: 03/12/2021
Job Categories: Education
Windward School, a grade 7-12 college-preparatory independent day school in vibrant West Los Angeles, seeks an experienced and innovative educator to join a forward-thinking faculty. Windward teachers and administrative leaders continually seek out effective teaching practices and educational initiatives to help our students and faculty pursue their passions, engage with relevant curriculum, and lead meaningful lives.
Windward’s mission, as a college-preparatory school, is to challenge each student to achieve academic excellence in a nurturing environment. Windward teachers, parents, and administrators work as a team to encourage each student to be responsible, caring, well-informed, ethical, and prepared, and well-balanced young adults.
Our Math Department is looking for a dynamic full-time teacher (5 sections) to join their collaborative team. We teach with a focus on growth mindset and student engagement.
Our current opening is in the Upper School (9th – 12th) with Precalculus and AP Statistics most likely part of the position. The teaching assignment can also change from year to year, including teaching in our Middle School division (7th and 8th), based on the department’s needs and teachers’ strengths.
Technology is integrated extensively throughout our curriculum including TI-Nspire handhelds in Algebra 2/Trig and higher, web-based programs such as Aleks and IXL in many of our Middle School courses, and interactive programs such as Desmos, Kahoot, Edpuzzle, and Socrative.
This is a great chance to be part of a dynamic, close-knit, independent school culture and community!
We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including:
● Medical, dental, vision insurance
● Paid Holidays, Vacation and Wellness days
● Retirement Plan, including up to 6% employer match
● School-paid Life and Disability Insurance
● Flexible Spending Account Plans
● Annual $2,000 FlexCheck
● Annual $2,000 Lunch Allowance
● Access to Peak Performance Center to promote physical and mental health
● Wellness Initiatives
● Employee Assistance Program
● Tuition Remission
● Funds for Professional Development
● Nurturing, supportive and inclusive community
● And much more!
For more information about Windward School, see our website: www.windwardschool.org.
If you are interested in finding out more information before applying, please contact the math department chair, Mya Caruso, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in applying for the position, please click the link below to submit your cover letter and resume.
The successful candidate will ideally have 3 – 5 years independent school experience with a Master’s degree in Mathematics and/or Math Education.
Company Name: Windward School
Windward School is a co-educational, independent, college-preparatory day school enrolling students in grades 7-12. Located in West Los Angeles, Windward draws its student body from the diverse population of Los Angeles. Windward’s mission, as a college-preparatory school, is to challenge each student to achieve academic excellence in a nurturing environment. Windward teachers, parents, and administrators work as a team to encourage each student to be responsible, caring, well, informed, ethical and prepared, thus promoting the fullest development of the individual.