Substitute High School Math Teacher

Mercer Island, WA
Student (College)

About the Position:

Title: Substitute High School Math Teacher

Reports to: Principal

When Needed: February-May, 2023

FTE: Long-term substitute, appx. 10 weeks

Northwest Yeshiva High School is seeking a long-term substitute Math Teacher for February-May of 2023. The Math Teacher will be responsible for teaching one section of each of the following courses: Algebra II, Analysis of Functions, and Calculus I.  The teacher will be given units to cover in each course and will be responsible for developing materials for appropriately covering these units. The teacher will be responsible for differentiating instruction to all students regardless of previous math exposure or learning differences. Class sizes are small and range from 7-15 students.


Schedule of Classes:


9:40-10:25 Algebra II

10:30-11:15 Calculus I

2:05-2:55 Analysis of Functions


10:35-11:20 Algebra II

12:55-1:40 Analysis of Functions


9:40-10:25 Algebra II

10:30-11:15 Calculus I

3:10-4:00 Analysis of Functions


9:40-10:25 Algebra II

10:30-11:15 Calculus I


10:50-11:35 Calculus I

12:05-12:55 Analysis of Functions


About Northwest Yeshiva High School:

Northwest Yeshiva High School (NYHS) is a coeducational, accredited Jewish High School, educating teens from a wide geographic area in the Seattle area and a variety of Jewish backgrounds. Located on Mercer Island, NYHS empowers students to become curious, resilient and virtuous citizens of the world by developing into sophisticated thinkers who take ownership of their ideas with passion and intellectual honesty. This mission comes alive in our neighborhood setting on Mercer Island where we serve grades 9-12 in a vibrant, dual curriculum. Our diverse faculty bring varied life experience and passion to their content areas and instruction. Our guiding principles are intellectual curiosity, student agency, and a commitment to the common good. We are a small school with 42 students currently enrolled; this contributes to our family-like atmosphere where all students are known and seen.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain and help focus the school’s mission, vision and values.
  • Teach 45-60 minute classes to 9th - 12th grade students.
  • Promote and advance the cognitive, emotional, social, and physical well-being of the students during math classes.
  • Implement and adapt curriculum using best practices in mathematics instruction, including differentiation to meet the needs of all students.
  • Coordinate and collaborate regularly with other classroom teachers about curriculum and students.
  • Communicate with parents as needed.
  • Maintain accurate records in Schoology.


Required Education & Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree (or higher) in mathematics, secondary education, or a related discipline.
  • Math teaching experience, preferably at the secondary level
  • Teaching certification preferred


Successful candidates will have the following personal and professional attributes:

  • Desire, interest, and enthusiasm for working with high school-aged students
  • A willingness to incorporate social-emotional learning competencies (social awareness, relationship skills, self-awareness, self-management, responsible decision making) and project-based learning into the subject matter
  • Strong organizational and communication abilities
  • Strong judgment & decision making skills
  • Ability to work effectively with all constituent groups - teachers, parents, students, and administrative teams
  • Experience with addressing student behavior
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient at working in a Google Drive environment and confidently learn new technology
  • Ability to work and communicate well with students, families, faculty, and staff within the community
  • All employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19


If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.


Compensation and Benefits: This is a substitute teaching position for February-May of 2023.

NYHS is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.


To Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of 2-3 references to [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed and considered until the position is filled.


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