Helios is seeking a lower/middle school Humanities teacher for the 2023-2024 school year to join our team. Please submit a cover letter and resume in pdf to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collaborate with a co-teacher to lead a combined 5th/6th grade class that fosters an environment where students feel supported to respect themselves, take intellectual risks, and develop respect and empathy for others
Provide engaging Humanities instruction encompassing English Language Arts and Social Studies
Lead a small Elementary, Middle School, or High School leveled math class
Offer an elective on a topic that interests and excites you
Participate in our camping program, which includes week long trips twice per year
Collaborate with administration and other grade-band teachers to continuously enhance and adapt our theme based expeditionary curriculum
Bachelor’s degree in a related field required.
Teaching credential desired.
Advanced degree highly preferred.
Experience working with children required.
Two years or more of teaching experience preferred.
Helios is an innovative, independent school community for gifted learners in grades K-8 based in Sunnyvale, CA. Our faculty members collaborate to create and continuously improve an exceptional program tailored to the needs of our gifted population. This program is distinctive in the way it weaves together interdisciplinary project based learning, placement-based mathematics, social emotional learning, opportunities for students to direct their own learning, and connection to issues in the wider world.
We boast a committed faculty that enjoys teaching in a collaborative environment where they are respected and empowered. Helios teachers are professionals of high caliber who are creative, innovative and have a growth mind-set. They are experienced in progressive/ constructivist education and understand that the best education starts with the child.