Seattle Country Day School seeks to hire a Lower School (K-3) Science Teacher, who, in consultation with the grade-level teacher will address the needs of a diverse group of gifted learners. This person also serves as a substitute teacher in the lower school when not teaching, as needed.
The successful candidate will have
Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in an inquiry-based approach to teaching science in Grades K-3;
Experience successfully collaborating with colleagues; and experience working with students from diverse ethnic, gender, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds.
Knowledge of providing laboratory instruction to elementary school students
A strong interest in continued professional growth
Provide whole class and small group inquiry-based science instruction;
Collaborate on lesson development and planning with grade-level teachers to deliver developmentally appropriate science curriculum that meets the needs of a diverse group of advanced learners;
Participate in curricular reviews, professional development and curriculum design to support student needs;
Participate in Student Support, Faculty, and Division Meetings as needed;
Participate in school admissions and community events.
About Seattle Country Day School
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
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
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.