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Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) is the largest educational nonprofit in Silicon Valley. Our mission is to deliver and advocate for STEM education that inspires students, who lack access and opportunities, to succeed in college and careers. We are guided by the belief that all students are capable of pursuing higher education and boosting their future economic mobility regardless of their background. SVEF has an established legacy of providing proven STEM programs and being profoundly committed to empowering students to graduate high school career and college ready. The impact of our work is evident in our strong partnerships with districts and donors in closing the achievement gap and the creation of a workforce that has the skills to meet 21st century needs.

Elevate [Math] Teacher


Silicon Valley Education Foundation has been partnering with school districts since 2008 to offer Elevate [Math], a yearly summer intervention program to prepare students to successfully complete their next level Common Core math course. Elevate [Math]’s goal is to support “nearly meeting standard” students in their college and career pathway.

Elevate [Math] offers programs for rising 3rd - 10th graders.

Why Elevate [Math]?

  • Help students prepare for success in math using curriculum that closely aligns with Common Core State Standards and Smarter Balance testing.

  • Learn and practice different instructional strategies and use a blended learning model.

  • Professional development offers new tools and strategies for Common Core teaching.

Join us in making math an exciting part of their education!


  • Each class is held at a specific site determined by each district.

  • The programs will run approximately mid-June through end of July.

  • Each session runs on average for 3.5-5 hours a day, for 18-24 day but are determined by district needs.

  • Each class is held at a specific site determined by each district.

(Looking to fill roles in South San Francisco, San Bruno Middle School and San Jose High School)


  • Oversee and provide instruction for a classroom.

  • Ensure meeting of goals for increasing student math understanding, building study skills, and strengthening aspirations for college.

  • Facilitate the pre-post assessment plan, attitudinal surveys, and other assessments for teachers and students.

  • Integrate technology to strengthen access to online curriculum and tools.

  • Track attendance and communicate students’ attendance concerns with families and Elevate [Math] staff.

  • Be on campus 15 minutes before class begins and 15 minutes after.


1. Professional Learning

Attendance is required at all PL sessions. We will not cover transportation.

  • May 4th 8:30-2:00 pm, location TBD, Santa Clara County.

  • May 9th, 4:00pm-6:00pm, Virtual.

  • May 14th, 4:00pm-6:00pm, Virtual.

  • May 18th, 8:30am-3:30pm, location TBD, Santa Clara County.

2. Professional Learning Communities, Coaching Sessions and Asynchronistic hours

Meet with your Elevate [Math] coach and other teachers to share common best practices. The PLC will meet once prior to the first day of class and then twice during the program.

3. Continuing Education Units (1 units)

Earn one CEU for attending PL (with separate application and fee paid by the teacher).


  • California Teaching Credential (preferably in math and/or science).

  • Required proof of TB test results and fingerprinting before working with students (costs reimbursed by SVEF). District-specific fingerprinting may be required.


Elementary & Middle & High School Programs (19 days): salary is $6,500* ($260 daily rate).

Longer High School Programs (24 days): salary is $9,750* ($325 daily rate).

*Full compensation includes fulfillment of all PL and PLC dates, daily instruction, and required logistics. (Payroll taxes apply).

Referral Bonus: Receive a $100 bonus if you refer a new teacher and the referred teacher and yourself complete the summer program.

Early Signing Gift: Sign up by January 22nd and receive two $50 gift cards

SVEF is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.


Apply here!

If you have any questions, please email

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