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|Position Type||Associate Teacher|
|School Name||Little School, The|
|City, State||Bellevue, WA|
The Little School is looking for dynamic teachers to work in associate roles in partnership with our elementary teaching teams. The Associate Teacher program is bringing The Little School back to its roots as a place to nurture progressive educators in the early years of their careers. Associates receive training and support both from their teaching teams and from school leadership using an apprenticeship model. Learning goals are individualized with Associate Teachers achieving their professional goals in one to three years.
The mission of The Little School is to keep alive each child’s natural curiosity and enthusiasm for learning, to support balanced social and academic skill development, and to foster community minded, compassionate and intrinsically motivated students.
The Little School serves approximately 160 children, ages 3-11, on a 12.5-acre wooded campus in Bellevue, Washington. We seek candidates who understand and appreciate the power of childhood and children as unique individuals learning in a social context. This is a full-time 10-month position, scheduled around the school day with before-school and after-school responsibilities. Associate Teachers collaborate in multiple classrooms at a level and are involved in planning, professional development activities, and all aspects of campus life. The position begins August 17, 2020.
Skills and Experience
Compensation will be based on candidate’s experience and background and is competitive with similar positions in Seattle area independent schools.
Please submit a resume, a letter of interest and the names of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately.