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Seattle Country Day School

2619 4th Ave N
Seattle, WA, United States

Phone: 2066912638
Web Site: www.seattlcountryday.org

Company Profile

LS K-3 Spanish Teacher


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Job ID:

17724

Location:

Seattle, WA, United States 

Category:

Education
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Job Views:

17

Zip Code:

98109

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

04.06.2021
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Job Description:

Job Description
Lower School (K-3) Spanish Teacher
 
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.
 
Qualifications
The successful candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree in Spanish, Latin American studies, or related field; a master’s degree is preferred. Candidates must be experienced with the developmental needs of 5 to 9 year old children. Experience implementing Spanish curriculum, integrating local resources into curriculum, and collaboration across subject areas required. Academic or professional experience in gifted education, creative problem-solving, and inquiry-based education is preferred.
 
Responsibilities
The Spanish teacher will be a member of the Lower School faculty and report to the Lower School Head. This position is ideal for the dynamic and knowledgeable teacher who has experience designing and implementing K-3 Spanish curriculum. The teacher will work closely with homeroom teachers and other content area specialists. Teacher responsibilities also include participation in class outings as well as attendance at faculty and department/grade level meetings.
 
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and excellent benefits.
 
Application Process
Applicants should download an application from www.seattlecountryday.org. Submit this completed application along with a letter of interest and resume¢ with references to humanresources@seattlecountryday.org.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications
The successful candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree in Spanish, Latin American studies, or related field; a master’s degree is preferred. Candidates must be experienced with the developmental needs of 5 to 9 year old children. Experience implementing Spanish curriculum, integrating local resources into curriculum, and collaboration across subject areas required. Academic or professional experience in gifted education, creative problem-solving, and inquiry-based education is preferred.