Employment

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FOR ALL POSITIONS

Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences is an urban, independent school, grades 6 through 12, with a dynamic program to prepare students for college and life. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package.

Seattle Academy provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws

Applicants must successfully pass background check, which will be conducted in accordance with Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance, SMC 14.17.

TEACHING POSITIONS

We have the following full-time positions available for the 2017-18 school year:

  • Middle School Math Teacher
  • Middle School English Teacher
  • Upper School English Teacher

General areas of responsibility include:

  • Understands best practices in curriculum and teaching methods, based on current project-based research
  • Teaches a full course load
  • Serves as an advisor to 8-10 students
  • Actively engages in team meetings and professional development
  • Other duties as assigned

Key characteristics include:

  • Compassion, patience, good judgement, sense of humor
  • Flexible team-player who is to engage in many facets of school culture
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with all constituent groups – teachers, parents, students, and administrative teams
  • Creative and imaginative problem-solver
  • Strong knowledge of best practices in PBL and adolescent development
  • Ability to meet the needs of all learners within a heterogeneously mixed class.
  • Three-five years of experience.
  • Bachelors degree in subject area or related field
  • Masters degree in subject area or related field preferred

Please submit cover letters and resumes by email ONLY to: Search Committee at resume@seattleacademy.org.

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We seek a full-time Study Skills Teacher with experience working with a diverse population of adolescents (experience with learning, emotional/behavioral, or attentional challenges preferred), passion for helping students find personal and academic success, love of learning and comfort in working with a broad range of academic subjects, and strong written and verbal communication skills.

Study Skills is a small group, fee-based, elective class. Students receive support for executive functioning, as well as additional content support. Study skills are taught in the context of the content curriculum from students’ core academic courses. As with all electives, students receive an elective credit and a grade for this class.

Experience in academic coaching, small group instruction, special education, executive functioning and/or study skills instruction is considered a plus. Bachelor’s degree required.

Please submit a cover letter and resume (PDF Version Preferred) by email ONLY to: Search Committee at resume@seattleacademy.org.

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

We do not have any administrative positions available at this time

STAFF POSITIONS

We seek a full-time Food Services Manager who will oversee all aspects of the school food service operation. The job functions include staff supervision, administration, planning, directing, assessing, implementing and evaluating the program in order to meet the nutritional and educational needs of students and the expectations of their families. The School Food Service Manager shall partner with vendors to support the development of a sound food program within the budget parameters. The ideal candidate will provide an environment that supports healthy food habits while maintaining program integrity and customer satisfaction.

Job Qualifications

  1. High School diploma or equivalent
  2. 5 years + experience in School Food Service or a related food service field is desirable
  3. Honest,  loyal,  dependable,  willing  to  work
  4. Cooperative relationships with others
  5. Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  6. Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 40 pounds
  7. Ability to stand for long periods of time
  8. Proficient in basic English language and math skills
  9. Proficient in basic computer programs such as Word, Excel and E-Mail
  10. Washington State Food Handler Permit
  11. Valid driver’s license and meet age requirement to drive school vehicles
  12. Must be able to pass a background check as required to work in a school environment

Salary Range – $55,000-$65,000 Annually DOE + benefits

CLICK HERE for complete job description.

Please submit cover letters and resumes by email ONLY to: Search Committee at resume@seattleacademy.org.