Position available: Second Grade Teacher beginning July, 2017.
Since 1964, Seattle Country Day School has been inspiring gifted children in grades K-8 to discover their potential through inquiry. Students are the center of a dynamic learning and discovery process. Experienced teachers focus on intellectual and character growth, attending to the social, ethical, and emotional needs of sensitive and capable students. Small classes generate curiosity and innovation through inquiry learning, and provide opportunities for collaborative experiences with a curriculum rich in mathematics, science, technology, humanities, and the arts.
Seattle Country Day School affirms that attracting, supporting, and embracing a diverse community is critical to fulfilling its mission of educating gifted students, and seeks diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds in its faculty in order to reflect the diversity inherent in a multicultural city and society. The school is committed to diversity among students, faculty, staff, and Board of Trustees, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or physical challenges.
The Second Grade Teacher will be a member of the Lower School faculty and report to the Lower School Head. This position is ideal for the dynamic, knowledgeable, and flexible teacher who has experience or a desire in helping design and implement curriculum for second grade. The teacher will work closely with Lower School teachers and other content area specialists. Teacher responsibilities also include participation in class outings as well as attendance at faculty and department/grade level meetings.