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Humanities Teacher (2020-2021)
|School Name||Lakeside School|
|City, State||Seattle, WA|
The Downtown School, an independent 9-12 coeducational day school located near Seattle Center in Seattle, Washington is currently recruiting for an experienced, dynamic, and collaborative educator who is passionate about teaching humanities for the 2020-2021 school year.
Requirements and Qualifications
Our courses are shaped by the concept of literature as a mirror, in which students engage in a process of self-discovery; as well as literature as a window, through which students can learn about the lives of others. Through studying a range of texts—from classical and contemporary to local and international—written by women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ writers, students learn to listen to, empathize with, and respect a variety of worldviews.
The history and social sciences program is committed to educating students who can fully participate as active citizens of the United States and the world. By combining deliberative, analytical inquiry with civic engagement, the program aims to help students become action-oriented scholars. Students move from focusing on the role and experience of the individual to investigate the networks, institutions, and systems that impact communities locally and globally. t. Students are challenged to explore Seattle and develop their identity as ethical citizens engaged with the community around them. Seniors are able to explore their own interests in history and social science through the Global Online Academy (GOA), where they learn alongside students and teachers from more than 60 of the best independent schools around the world.
Over the course of four years, students will learn to:
Working At The Downtown School
The Downtown School: A Lakeside School is committed to sustaining a school in which individuals representing diverse cultures and experiences instruct one another in the meaning and value of community. To learn more about working at The Downtown School, please visit our Careers page on the The Downtown School: A Lakeside School website.
Apply online here.
The Downtown School: A Lakeside School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.