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Specialist Teacher: Art or French

Position Type Part-time
Start 10/01/2020
School Name Perkins School, The
City, State Seattle, WA 
Posted 09/21/2020

The Perkins School is in search of a part time specialist teacher. This could be a French or Art teacher.

Candidates must have the following:

  • Washington State Certification or other formal teacher training
  • Experience teaching elementary age children in a classroom setting
  • An understanding of curriculum development
  • For French position: French Fluency (not needed if applying for art)

Candidates should also have the following characteristics:

  • A self starter that has ideas for engaging students in a dynamic, experiential curriculum
  • Deeply well-liked by students and their parents
  • Collaborate exceptionally well in team teaching situations
  • Happy, outgoing and full of energy
  • Enjoy all aspects of working with elementary age children

Responsibilities may include:

  • Lead activities with multi-age classes
  • Substitute in any classroom
  • Support teachers as needed
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and work with teachers from across the school
  • Create an inviting classroom environment and dynamic hallway displays
  • Assist in the kindergarten classroom
  • Recess and lunch duty
  • Work with remote and in-person students

This position is part time, with possibilities to be combined to become full time. The position is beginning immediately. Interested candidates should review our web site www.theperkinsschool.org and email applications@theperkinsschool.org with a resume and cover letter, detailing your experience working in classrooms and what led you to be interested in this position. Please address your cover letter to Barry Wright, our Head of School, and include information about what you would bring to our school.

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