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Teacher- Upper Elementary
|School Name||Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle, The|
|City, State||Bellevue, WA|
Position Title: Elementary Teacher- (Full or Part Time)
The Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle (JDS), an Early Childhood through 8th Grade independent school, is currently accepting applications for an Elementary Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. Our mission is to provide an exceptional education that empowers children to be confident, wise, and compassionate upstanders who are committed to life-long learning and community engagement.
We are seeking an innovative, team-oriented educator with a growth mindset, to join us in launching our new strategic plan at this meaningful time in the school’s history. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, forward thinking teacher who is passionate about engaging in ongoing collaboration and self-reflection.
JDS faculty members focus on providing a dynamic classroom environment with challenging academics, inquiry-based learning, and a strong social-emotional foundation. Our teachers nurture respectful collaboration, individual identity and student voice in our vibrant multi-age classroom communities.
The successful candidate should be a dynamic educator with elementary classroom teaching experience, and possess a strong foundation in current educational practices, an ability to use innovative and flexible pedagogical strategies appropriate to a variety of learners, superb classroom management, and be adept at integrating technology into the curriculum. The ideal candidate should value ongoing professional growth and a highly collaborative working environment.
All candidates must demonstrate respect for the school’s mission, values and philosophy and have an Independent School perspective.Applicants need not be Jewish and are not responsible for teaching Jewish content. Diversity is embraced. This position is full-time with benefits, with a competitive salary based on experience.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Start Date: ASAP