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 arts.
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.
This position is .70 FTE. The Spanish teacher will be a member of the middle school faculty and report to the Middle School Head. This position is ideal for the dynamic and knowledgeable teacher who has experience designing and implementing middle school Spanish curriculum. The teacher will need to plan and design daily instructional activities for all students and develop multiple tools to assess student learning on an ongoing basis. Teacher responsibilities also include being an Advisor to mixed grade level students, participation in class outings and overnight trips as well as attendance at faculty and department/grade level meetings.
The successful candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree in Spanish, Latin American studies, or related field; a master’s degree is preferred. Candidates must be experienced with the developmental needs of 12 to 14 year old children and have experience implementing Spanish curriculum. Academic or professional experience in gifted education, creative problem-solving, and inquiry-based education is preferred. Washington State teacher certificate is preferred.