The Bush School is dedicated to valuing different perspectives and backgrounds, inspiring curiosity, motivating employees to take risks, and encouraging compassion and kindness. Our employees enjoy an environment that inspires creativity and being part of a collaborative community.
First Grade Classroom Faculty Seattle, WA
Full Time - salary scale based on experience
The Bush School is in search of an individual to join our Lower School team to teach First Grade. We are looking for a candidate who can support the school’s mission of diversity and inclusion and who has a background that displays and proves an understanding of cultural fluency. A qualified candidate will be able to manage the key responsibilities and tasks as listed below:
Create and sustain classroom culture based on mission and values of the school
Collaborate and work effectively in teams with colleagues
Design, prepare and deliver instructional activities that emphasize experiential learning experiences
Differentiate instructional resources/methods to meet students’ varying needs
Value and incorporate diverse perspectives in daily interactions and in the curriculum
Collaborate with school counselor to establish and maintain social emotional learning and wellness for all students
Work closely with learning coordinator to support varying learning styles and needs in the classroom
Establish positive classroom expectations with a responsive behavior management style creating a safe and comfortable environment for all students
Create and sustain effective parent/guardian partnerships
Coordinate families to engage and volunteer within the classroom
Observe/evaluate/assess students’ development and maintain accurate records on progress
Communicate effectively with students’ families around student progress and classroom news
Manage a classroom budget
Participate positively in meetings, activities/committees such as community events and school admissions
Proactively Participate in professional learning opportunities at The Bush School and in the larger community
Keep up-to-date with child development, teaching resources and instructional methods in order to make relevant changes to teaching practices
Conscientiously Complete other duties as assigned
Experience in teaching – 3-5 years minimum preferred
A bachelor’s degree
A graduate degree preferred
Teacher certification preferred
Personal Qualifications of the successful candidates will have:
Possess a philosophy of education that fits with the school’s mission and values
Communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) with others, including administrators, colleagues, staff and families in order to maintain constructive and professional relationships
Complete work in a timely and thorough manner and be conscientious about assignments and deadlines
Be patient and positive and find joy in the journey of promoting a lifelong love of learning and in working with children
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements at www.bush.edu.
If you are interested in working at The Bush School, but this position doesn’t fit your talents, please visit our website, www.bush.edu, for additional openings or email your resume to email@example.com.
All applications are appreciated and reviewed, however only those selected for interview will be contacted.
The Bush School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Bush School does not discriminate in matters of employment, recruitment, admission or administration of any of its programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender, or genetic information. In addition, The Bush School does not discriminate in matters of employment based on the basis of age or marital status.