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 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.
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 middle school language arts teacher will be a member of the middle school faculty and report to the Middle School Head. This position is ideal for the dynamic and knowledgeable teacher who has experience designing and implementing language arts curriculum for grades 6 through 8. The teacher will work closely with other teachers and content-area specialists. Teacher responsibilities also include overseeing an advisory, participation in class outings and overnight trips, as well as attendance at faculty and department-level meetings.
The successful candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree in English or related field and 5 years of middle school teaching experience; a master’s degree is preferred. Must be experienced with the developmental needs of 12 to 14 year-old children. Experience developing and implementing language arts curriculum for grades 6 through 8 is required. Academic or professional experience in gifted education, creative problem-solving, and inquiry-based education is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Salary depends on qualifications.