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Science Teacher


Position Type Teacher
Start 8/10/2020
School Name Seattle Girls' School
City, State Seattle, WA 
Posted 01/30/2020

ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION

MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER

Our Mission is to inspire and develop courageous leaders who think independently, work collaboratively, learn joyfully, and champion change.

We seek a full-time Science* teacher starting August 2020. At Seattle Girls’ School, we use an experiential, joy-filled, inquiry-based approach. We seek teachers who are collaborative, flexible, and love learning and doing alongside middle school girls and gender nonconforming students. Teachers work collaboratively to write original curriculum (no textbooks here!) that is project-based and hands-on, and integrates anti-bias work into everything they do.

*Depending on qualifications and experience, this may be a Science and Math position.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build upon the existing science curriculum to provide motivating and relevant learning experiences for middle school girls and gender nonconforming students.
  • Serve as an advisor to a group of approximately ten students, providing support in academics, social-emotional learning, and anti-bias and social justice learning.
  • Participate in a grade team and collaborate with grade level teachers to support curriculum and logistics, including scheduling, events, trips (including a multi-day camp trip), and student concerns.
  • Model a growth mindset by learning alongside students and colleagues.
  • Provide a safe and active environment that will benefit each SGS student.
  • Beyond your curricular responsibilities, actively engage around the larger mission of SGS, to develop students’ leadership and understanding of social justice.
  • Provide meaningful ongoing assessment and feedback to support student growth, and partner effectively with families.
  • Write progress reports for each student at the end of each evaluation period based on clear expectations.
  • Other duties as needed.

Qualifications:

  • B.A./B.S. is required.
  • WA State Teaching Certification, or Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years experience instructing students in a classroom setting is preferred.
  • A high level of cultural competence, and sensitivity to the needs of middle school-aged girls and gender nonconforming students.

Compensation:

Competitive salary and benefit package commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to: apply@seattlegirlsschool.org

Questions welcome via email.

***Seattle Girls’ School is an Equal Opportunity Employer***

Learn more about our school at: http://www.seattlegirlsschool.org/


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