Ability to teach both fourth and fifth grade students in Language Arts and Social Studies
Eton School, an established independent school located in Bellevue, WA, that serves students from Preschool (age 3) through Middle School (grade 8) is recruiting for an Upper Elementary teacher who can teach both fourth-grade language arts and fourth/fifth grade social studies. This is a full-time faculty position beginning mid-August for the 2018-2019 academic year. Eton School offers a comprehensive education for the whole child with Montessori classrooms from preschool through third grade and an approach that continues the Montessori philosophy in a more traditional classroom for fourth through eighth grade. In addition, Eton School maintains dual accreditation from the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS).
Create and sustain a classroom culture based on the Mission and Vision of the school.
Ability to collaborate with Upper Elementary team, fourth and fifth grade teachers, to plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program.
Teach to multi-age groupings of fourth and fifth graders.
Assess and adapt to individual learning styles.
Incorporate materials and practices that support diversity.
Enforce classroom rules and expectations in a positive behavior management style.
Attend a week-long overnight September trip to IslandWood.
Communicate proactively with students and parents regarding accomplishments and concerns.
Cultivate a culture of respect and rapport in the classroom and school-wide.
Establish effective parent/guardian partnerships.
Participate in school and level faculty meetings.
Participate in additional activities such as community events and school admissions.
Grow and develop professionally.
State Teacher Certification preferred
Higher Education Degree preferred
Proficient technology skills including use of computers (PC or Mac) and Microsoft Office
Well-developed writing and problem-solving skills
About Eton School
Montessori and NWAIS-accredited, Eton School is designed to address a student’s specific learning needs every step of the way. Students build confidence within a challenging program that strengthens skills and natural abilities, inspires creativity, develops critical thinking skills and encourages leadership.