The Kindergarten Teacher will be a member of the Lower School faculty and report to the Lower School Head. This position is ideal for the dynamic and knowledgeable teacher who has experience designing and implementing early childhood curriculum. The teacher will work closely with homeroom teachers and other content area specialists as a collaborative leader. Teacher responsibilities also include participation in class outings as well as attendance at faculty and department/grade level meetings.
Applicants should complete an employment application available on the school’s website at www.seattlecountryday.org. Submit this completed application along with a letter of interest and resumé to firstname.lastname@example.org Do not send documents without a completed application.
The successful candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree and 5 years of elementary teaching experience;
A master’s degree is preferred. Must be experienced with the developmental needs of 5 and 6 year-old children;
Experience developing and implementing curriculum for elementary grades is required;
Demonstrated leadership in curriculum development, academic or professional experience in gifted education, creative problem-solving, and inquiry-based education is preferred.
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.