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|School Name||Valley School, The|
|City, State||Seattle, WA|
The Valley School is a co-educational day elementary school, serving students in grades pre-k through the fifth grade. Founded in 1985, The Valley School offers a high-quality academic foundation in a small school setting, rich with opportunities for creativity, exploration, and play. We celebrate childhood. Our learning program is a mixture of playful work and purposeful play and is designed to be developmentally appropriate at each grade. Social emotional learning and skill development form an important pillar of our program, in addition to academics, specialist classes, and dynamic playground spaces designed to offer myriad opportunities for students to learn and grow.
At The Valley School, we ignite children’s natural passion for learning. Our students develop an academic foundation and become joyful learners through playful work, purposeful play, and the practice of community. Our school values include celebration of childhood, collaboration, creativity, equity and inclusion, kindness, and respect for individuality.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access (DEIA) Statement
The Valley School honors diversity, practices inclusion, and invites courageous conversations. We strive to create a community where each individual is valued, respected, and included. Though the journey can be muddy—much like our playground—we aim to give every child the tools necessary to flourish.
The Valley School is seeking to fill a Part Time Librarian position reporting to the Director of Teaching and Learning.
Qualifications & Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree, emphasis on early childhood and/or elementary education expertise preferred
• Minimum three years of combined teaching experience in an early childhood or elementary setting
• Clear fingerprint background check
Compensation & Benefits
The Valley School offers a salary that is competitive with comparable schools in the Seattle area and is commensurate with experience and credentials. This position is not eligible for benefits.
Start Date: Immediate or August 19, 2020
Please email a copy of current resume, a cover letter, and three references to Alan Braun, Head of School at email@example.com.
Subject Line: The Valley School Librarian
The Valley School does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation (including gender expression or identity), race, creed, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability.