Website Seattle Country Day School
Seattle Country Day School
Position Available: Associate Teacher, full-time, start August 2022
Since 1964, Seattle Country Day School has been inspiring gifted children in grades K-8 to discover their potential through inquiry. Students are the center of a dynamic learning and discovery process. Experienced teachers focus on intellectual and character growth, attending to the social, ethical, and emotional needs of students. Small classes generate curiosity and innovation through inquiry learning, and provide opportunities for collaborative experiences with a curriculum rich in mathematics, science, technology, humanities, and the arts.
Seattle Country Day School affirms that attracting, supporting, and embracing a diverse community is critical to fulfilling its mission of educating gifted students, and seeks diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds in its faculty in order to reflect the diversity inherent in a multicultural city and society. The school is committed to diversity among students, faculty, staff, and Board of Trustees, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran, military, or marital status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation (including gender expression/identity), and all other bases protected by applicable law.
A bachelor’s degree and classroom experience as an associate or lead teacher are required. Academic or professional experience in gifted education, creative problem-solving, and inquiry-based education preferred.
The Associate Teacher will be assigned to a Lead Teacher in the Lower School Division, and be a member of the Lower School Division. The associate teacher will work with small groups and lead whole-class instruction using an inquiry-based curriculum that inspires intellectual curiosity and a sense of wonder in students. In addition to establishing positive relationships with students and parents, the associate teacher will collaborate with the lead teacher and progress toward whole class teaching responsibilities. The associate teacher may also provide lunch and recess supervision as needed.
Competitive salary and excellent benefits package.
Applicants should complete an employment application available on the school’s website at www.seattlecountryday.org. Submit this completed application along with a letter of interest and resumé to firstname.lastname@example.org.