Seeking Elementary Teachers

Cedar Crest Academy, Bellevue, Washington

Date PostedMay 25, 2018
IndustryK-12: Independent Schools
SpecialtyGeneral Subjects
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryCommensurate With Experience
Certificate Needed Yes, WA State Teaching Certificate
Education Bachelor's Degree

We are looking for two passionate, knowledgeable, and skillful teachers to join our Elementary program at our main campus in Bellevue. If you would like to join a professional community that shares a passion for learning, apply today! These are a full- time positions in our 2nd and 5th grade. Candidates should be available to work from 7.30am - 3.45pm Monday through Friday.

The classroom teacher will work collaboratively with other staff members to develop and motivate each student toward an awareness and understanding of the subject matter and/or skills needed to develop into mature, well rounded, responsible young adults. The teacher will establish positive rapport with students and will encourage them to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed for future success.

Reports to and evaluated by: DIRECTOR OF ELEMENTARY


• Provide an optimum learning environment for all students
• Participate in, contribute to, and be supportive of group decisions and efforts
• Collaborate with staff and work in teams to provide instruction to students
• Employ a systematic instructional process designed to meet the needs of students in the classroom
• Engage in purposeful, deliberate planning for instruction
• Follow curriculum guidelines for essential learning and instructional strategies in the following subjects:
o Language Arts
o Mathematics
o Science
o Social Studies
o Writing
o Character Education
• Work cooperatively with administration and staff in problem solving and group process activities
• Model lifelong learning, positive self-esteem, and respect for others
• Set and maintain high personal, professional, and instructional standards for self and students
• Adhere to the Cedar Crest Academy Staff Handbook and Code of Professional Conduct
• Perform other related duties as required or requested such as teaching an enrichment club, assisting frequently in our after-care program, or attending school events scheduled outside of school hours


We want our instructors to be:
• Committed to the concept that all students can learn
• Committed to continuous progress and developmentally appropriate practices
• Open-minded and flexible
• Willing to change and grow
• Skilled in relating well to students, parents, staff and community
• Well versed in subject matter content
• Sensitive to and skilled in working with a diverse population
• Able to integrate all primary subjects across weekly themes
• Able to address various learning styles and individualize curriculum for student success
• Strong in classroom management and organizational skills
• Proficient in written and verbal communication skills

• 3+ years of consistent experience in a classroom setting
• At least 1 prior year of teaching 1st or 2nd Grade
• Current Washington State Teaching Certificate
• BA in Education or related field, Master's degree is preferred
• Genuine desire to work with all students
• Evidence of successful experience in working as instructor or specialist, with students at appropriate grade level and in subject areas
• Strong classroom management skills
• Knowledge of child growth and development needs

• Salary DOE
• Full Medical/Dental/Vision
• Tuition Reimbursement for continuing education
• Health and Wellness Benefit
• Retirement plan with 4% employer match
• Earned PTO
• Over four weeks of paid holidays and school closures
• Job Type: Full-time

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