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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Job Openings (scroll down):

Teaching Assistant (2022-23 School Year)
Extended Day Assistant (2022-23 School Year)

 

Teaching Assistant (2022-23 School Year)

The Island School seeks an enthusiastic, kind and compassionate part-time Teaching Assistant to work 20-25 hours per week (mornings) supporting learning in our small elementary school classes (typical maximum of 18 per class) during the 2022-2023 school year. The individual must demonstrate a love and respect for children and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and families. An appreciation of the vital importance of social-emotional learning, child-centered teaching and differentiated instruction is also valuable. Teaching assistants may deliver instruction to students both one-on-one and in small groups under the direction of the classroom teacher, as well as supervise children in the classroom, on field trips and outside at recess. A bachelor’s degree is required as is proof of COVID-19 vaccination. The hourly rate for this position is $21.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with elementary-aged children, be enthusiastic about the wonder and curiosity of children this age and work effectively in a team. For a detailed job description, click here.

Please send a cover letter, resumé and contact information for three confidential references to info@theislandschool.org or mail to The Island School, 8553 NE Day Road, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. Priority review of applications will begin on May 19.

 

Extended Day Assistant (2022-23 School Year)

The Island School seeks an energetic, caring and personable part-time Extended Day Assistant to be responsible for supervising children in the after school program daily from 3:00 to 5:00pm with one early release day on Mondays starting at 1:45pm for a total of 11.5 hours per week. Extended Day is a free play opportunity for children at our school. The assistant helps the coordinator supervise snack time, take attendance, oversee play time and play games or work on craft projects with students. This position begins September 8, 2022. The hourly rate for this position is $19.50.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with elementary-aged children, be enthusiastic about the wonder and curiosity of children this age and effectively work in a team. For a detailed job description, click here.

Please send a cover letter, resumé and contact information for three confidential references to info@theislandschool.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.