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2nd Grade Teacher
|School Name||Gig Harbor Academy|
|City, State||Gig Harbor, WA|
Gig Harbor Academy is a student-centered school holding to basic progressive education principles, approaching teaching through an inquiry model. The teacher is responsible for establishing a developmentally appropriate, positive, inclusive, and safe learning environment that is conducive to learning. The teacher plans and prepares for learning by designing coherent and innovative instructional lessons and student assessments. The teacher manages student behavior with dignity and creates an environment of respect and rapport within the classroom. The teacher maintains accurate records and regularly communicates with parents.
Other functions of the job include, but are not limited to, the following
Candidates must hold a teaching certificate and a minimum of 2 years classroom experience is preferred. Candidates are encouraged to visit the school's website, www.gigharboracademy.org, for further information regarding the school's mission and objectives. The position of Second Grade teacher is available beginning with the 2020-2021 school year and will be posted until filled. All inquiries please forward your resume, a copy of your educational philosophy that includes your approach to teaching young children, two professional letters of reference from a current or past supervisor, and a copy of your teaching certificate by email to Operations, by fax 253.265.8124 or mail to 6820 32nd St NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335