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Founded in 1976, SBMS is a co-educational school that offers students in grades 6-9 a profound educational experience combining Academics, Creative Arts & Sports, Outdoor Education, and Community Involvement. We challenge students to develop life skills in all areas, with the stability of a safe and nurturing community. Leadership, self-advocacy, creative problem solving, compassion for others, and global awareness are just a few of the traits that distinguish our graduates.

Working at SBMS is a challenging yet rewarding career. After-hours and weekend events and participation in the school’s Outdoor Education program are integral and required aspects of employment. Many of our faculty and staff have worked at SBMS for most of their careers, with an average employment of 15-20 years. We experience infrequent turnover and high employee satisfaction.

To apply for a job listed below, please email resume, cover letter and any additional required documents here.
 
Mathematics Long-Term Substitute Job Opening
Santa Barbara Middle School
 
About Santa Barbara Middle School:

Founded in 1976, Santa Barbara Middle School is a co-educational school that offers students in grades 6-9 a profound educational experience combining Academics, Creative Arts & Sports, Outdoor Education, and Community Involvement. Serving approximately 165 students, our educational environment facilitates academic achievement, while also bolstering all aspects of a child’s wellbeing. We challenge students to develop life skills in all areas, with the stability of a safe and nurturing community. Leadership, self-advocacy, creative problem solving, compassion for others, and global awareness are just a few of the traits that distinguish our graduates. Working at Santa Barbara Middle School is a challenging yet rewarding career.  After-hours and weekend events and participation in the school’s Outdoor Education program are integral and required aspects of this job.

Position: Santa Barbara Middle School seeks candidates for the position of Middle School Mathematics Long-Term Substitute.
 
Position Begins: August 1, 2020

Status: Temporary Full-time, Exempt

Department: Instructional, Middle School (grades 6-9)

Job Description:
Santa Barbara Middle School is looking for a math substitute to join our amazing Math team. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate teaching professional to collaborate with and learn from experienced math teachers. We have a unique math program that is “untethered.” This means that students are placed according to proficiency and are not limited by grade level or age. 

This is a temporary full-time appointment that may range from 3 months to a year.

Candidates should possess a bachelor's degree in mathematics or a related field OR possess a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field and have a current math single subject credential.  Candidates should have experience teaching or tutoring mathematics, with the ability to teach classes that range from Algebra I through Calculus and Statistics. Successful candidates should demonstrate the ability to create developmentally appropriate curricula, establish a supportive and engaging classroom environment, differentiate to meet the needs of all students and work collaboratively with colleagues and parents/guardians. Candidates will be expected to participate in weekly staff/faculty meetings, weekly grade level meetings, professional development and in-service, and community events. Candidates will also take part in teaching electives and will actively participate in our outdoor education program. This will include kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, and camping. 

Additionally, we seek a candidate who is passionate about working with young people.  The successful candidate will support the mission of SBMS and be eager to join a community where collaboration is valued and where openness to growth is the norm.  Candidates should model a growth mindset, maintain a sense of humor, and demonstrate a warm personality.

Required skills: 

Bachelor’s degree required.
Teaching credential preferred.

How to Apply:

The position includes a salary commensurate with experience.  Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and a list of references to jobs@sbms.org. by March 6, 2020.