The Mandarin teacher will be a member of the K-8 faculty and report to the K-3 and 4-8 division heads. This position is ideal for the dynamic and knowledgeable teacher. The teacher will work closely with homeroom 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.
The successful candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree in education, or a related field; a master’s degree is preferred. Candidates must have at least 3 years of classroom teaching experience and demonstrate verbal and written fluency and mastery of the language. Candidates must be knowledgeable with the developmental needs of early childhood to middle school age children. Experience implementing curriculum, integrating local resources into curriculum, and collaboration across subject areas required. Academic or professional experience in gifted education, creative problem-solving, and inquiry-based education is preferred.
About Seattle Country Day
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.