Employment at The Island School
Educators at The Island School inspire students to nourish their curiosity and enthusiasm for learning as well as foster respect and appreciation for themselves and others. They create a collaborative community where children and adults learn together through small classes in a warm and welcoming setting. The teaching methods focus on hands-on, experiential, relevant learning, meant to prepare students for the diverse and rapidly changing world of the 21st century. Together we focus on environmental responsibility and stewardship, global perspectives and celebration of diversity. If you are interested in working in this creative, flexible and inspiring environment, please contact us.
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Summer Day Camp Coordinator
Summer Day Camp Coordinator (Summer 2023)
The Island School seeks a dynamic, caring Summer Day Camp Coordinator to lead outdoor day camps at our location on Bainbridge Island. The Coordinator will work a total of between 3 and 7 weeks during the months of July and August. Camp runs from Monday through Friday and the coordinator will need to work from from 8:30am until 4:15pm.
This position will be responsible for creating camp curriculum, developing daily schedules, supervising an assistant and caring for campers on The Island School campus as well as the neighboring Food Forest. Activities may include daily hikes, art projects, creative exploration and free play. The coordinator will also supervise an assistant.
The salary range for this position is $30-$40 per hour. This position is not eligible for employee benefits.
If interested, please send a cover letter, resumé and contact information (email and phone number) for three confidential references to email@example.com or mail to The Island School, 8553 NE Day Road, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.
Substitute Teachers (2022-23 School Year)
The Island School seeks substitute teachers for the 2022-2023 school year, supporting teaching and learning in one of our small elementary school classes (maximum of 18 children). The individual must demonstrate a love and respect for children and understand the vital importance of social/emotional learning. Substitutes must have a bachelor’s degree and proof of COVID-19 vaccination. The hourly rate for this position is $19.50.
Please send a cover letter, resumé and contact information (email and phone number) for three confidential references to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to The Island School, 8553 NE Day Road, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110.
The Island School does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, ancestry, age, family or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, honorably discharged veteran or military status, and/or the presence of any physical disability (including pregnancy), mental disability, or sensory disability, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.