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Applying for Position:
Hillbrook School,
Los Gatos, CA

This opening calls for specific teaching qualifications set by the school.

Hillbrook School is seeking a full-time Middle School Math teacher who will teach, serve as an advisor, and participate in grade-level activities that support the divisional program.

Salaries are competitive. Benefits include full medical, dental, vision coverage, student loan paydown, and a comprehensive listing of additional benefits; ample retirement planning with TIAA-CREF; a generous holiday schedule; access to and support with the latest state-of-the-art education technology; and a strong commitment to engaging and personalized professional development. Hillbrook School is an equal opportunity employer. Opportunities are open to all individuals without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, or handicap.


  • Teach one grade level of middle school math
  • Implement the school’s social-emotional curriculum, which is based on the Responsive Classroom and Developmental Design
  • Provide a hands-on, inquiry-based style of teaching; manage collaborative learning groups; integrate technology into the curriculum
  • Serve as Middle School advisor, including following student progress, liaising with parents as first line of communication with the school, advocating for students in all matters pertaining to the student, and facilitate student/parent/advisor conferences
  • Collaborate and co-teach with colleagues with a focus on differentiated instruction
  • Actively participate in a faculty culture that is committed to being at the leading edge of K-8 education
  • Report to the Middle School Head



  • A love of middle school children
  •  Passion for mathematics and mathematics teaching
  • Master’s degree and five years teaching experience preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning in a diverse, dynamic, 21st-century school community
  • Desire and ability to work in a collegial, highly collaborative environment
  • A growth mindset, sense of humor, and excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in educational technology

As noted in our recently rewritten Statement of Inclusivity, Hillbrook is an intentionally diverse community that strives to reflect the extraordinary diversity of Silicon Valley, believing that educational excellence and equity depend on the creation of a diverse and inclusive community where all people feel a full sense of membership. We invite you to join us in developing culturally competent students and building an educational institution committed to social justice. We foster wide-ranging opportunities for all employees to engage in work that furthers these goals, from personal dialogues that help us understand different perspectives to pedagogical training designed to support equity-minded instruction. Ultimately, we hope that this work helps all of our constituents - employees, students, and families - be more empathetic, globally- minded, and justice-oriented.

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