We’re Hiring!Math Educator at SF BrightworksBrightworks is a school that says “Yes.” You want to send a GoPro to the stratosphere in a weather balloon? Let’s do it! You want to build a sail car and go on a journey down an abandoned railway? Sure thing! You want to create a life-sized simulation of a Mars habitat? Alright, let’s figure it out together! We trust that children are instinctual learners, and we value their partnership in their educational path. That is why we call our teachers “Collaborators”. To be here is to work side by side lovingly and in full support of the children who populate this place with their dreams, attempts and ideas. We ask Collaborators to think big, improvise, and learn alongside students. By taking the best practices from both early childhood education and hands-on, project-based experiential learning, we strive to meet students' needs in a flexible, mixed-age environment that breaks the traditional walls between school and the community outside the classroom. Brightworks is in its 10th year and currently consists of ~90 students ages 5-18.Brightworks is seeking experienced candidates for the teaching position of Upper School Math Collaborator. The Collaborator will be responsible for working with fellow educators and students to design and implement a holistic interdisciplinary math curriculum. We draw resources and inspiration from Dan Meyer’s Three-Act Math, Jo Boaler’s You Cubed, and Desmo’s Middle School Curriculum. Candidate RequirementsWe are seeking candidates for the position of Collaborator who have:
- Experience teaching math to students grades 7-12
- A deep commitment to progressive, inquiry-based education.
- Highly Fluent in the Languages of Children.
- Curious, Creative, Collaborative, Kind.