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Substitute Teacher K-5

Position Type Substitute Teacher
Start 02/10/2020
School Name Charles Wright Academy
City, State Tacoma, WA 
Posted 02/05/2020

Charles Wright Academy_______________________________________________

7723 Chambers Creek Road West

Tacoma, WA 98467-2099



Substitute Teachers: Grades K-5

Posting Date: February 5, 2020

Application Deadline: N/A

Start Date: ASAP

About the School: Charles Wright Academy (CWA), located on a beautiful, wooded 107-acre campus, serves students in Preschool through12th grade. The only coeducational independent Preschool-12 school in Tacoma, Washington, CWA provides challenging, college preparatory academics that prepare students to thrive in college and in life. Equally important is a wide array of experiential education, artistic, athletic, and service opportunities that promote students’ social-emotional development and provide avenues by which they discover and pursue their passions. Close, respectful, and trusting relationships between faculty and students result in an environment in which all community members embrace both the hard work and the joy inherent in the journey of intellectual and personal growth.

Our Mission Statement: To inspire active, joyful learning while nurturing and challenging our students to develop the character, creativity, and skills to successfully navigate the future with confidence.

Summary: All full-time faculty positions are filled for the 2019 – 2020 school year. However, we are currently accepting applications for substitute teachers for all grade levels, and especially those with experience in Spanish, French, and Japanese languages, performing arts, science and math. We are also in high need of substitute teachers that are Merit Certified to work with our 3 & 4-year-old program. Substitute Teaching offers a flexible schedule and is an excellent way to work with great students and their families while achieving a work/life balance customized for you, stay active in your field, or experience independent school teaching.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have earned a bachelor’s degree and have previous teaching experience. Although a Washington State teaching certificate is not required, those applicants with a teaching certificate will be given preference. Essential elements for the position include the ability to inspire children, the capacity to work cooperatively with peers, and a joyful sense of humor.

Salary/Benefits: The daily rate is $121 with lunch provided.

Application Process: Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest stating your grade level and subject preference to:

Email: humanresources@charleswright.org

Mail: Attn: Office of Human Resources at the address above

In-person application:

Follow campus signs to “Upper School”, using Upper School visitor parking. The Office of

Human Resources is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

No phone calls, please.

Charles Wright Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/V/D.

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