Website The Island School

K-5 independent elementary school since 1977

The Island School seeks a part-time teaching assistant to work approximately 20-25 hours per week (mornings) during the 2021-2022 school year, supporting teaching and learning in one of our small elementary school classes (typical maximum of 18 children with a teacher and part-time teaching assistant). The individual must demonstrate a love and respect for children and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and families. The ability to differentiate curricula for individual children and to understand the vital importance of social/emotional learning are also essential. Teaching assistants must have a demonstrated track record of being able to deliver instruction to students, one-on-one and in small groups, under the direction of the classroom teacher, as well as the ability to supervise children in the classroom, on field trips and outside at recess. A bachelor’s degree is required as is proof of COVID-19 vaccination. The hourly rate for this position is $22.

If interested in applying for this position, please review our website at and then send a cover letter, resumé and three references to or mail to:  The Island School, 8553 NE Day Road, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.

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