Spanish Teacher (Seattle)

Summit Public Schools Published: May 23, 2018
Location
Seattle, WA
Job Type
Category

Description

Summit Sierra, our school in downtown Seattle, is seeking experienced and passionate educators to join us as Spanish teachers in 2018-2019. Sound like the opportunity for you? Read on!

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What if all students graduated high school with not only content knowledge, but the habits and skills to successfully navigate college and career, with a sense of purpose to anchor them? This is the question at the core of Summit Public Schools. Summit is a leading charter management organization serving heterogeneous communities in the Bay Area and Washington state. We operate 11 schools serving over 3,600 students.

Are you looking for the opportunity to lead change? Do you want to help reimagine what schools should be? We put students in the driver’s seat, empowering students with the skills and habits they need to be successful in college and life. We need diverse, driven, and dynamic Spanish teachers to join our growing team to help realize our educational vision.

The Summit Learning Environment:

Teaching at Summit is unlike teaching in a traditional environment. Our teachers know the individual strengths and growth areas for each student. We empower students to own their learning.

At Summit, teachers are empowered to meet the needs of every student by teaching in a variety of ways. They teach content knowledgvia direct instruction to the entire class, small group workshops, 1:1 targeted interventions, and by supporting students as they work at their own pace using resources on the Summit Learning Platform. 

Most of our teachers' time in the classroom is spent teaching cognitive skills through real-world projects - using their expertise to help students apply their knowledge to the world around them. In addition to leading content and projects, Summit teachers also mentor students and help coach them towards their personal goals. 

By design, our schools are small communities where every student is known. Our schools are intentionally heterogeneous and reflect the diverse demographics of the communities they are a part of. As a teacher, this will require being culturally responsive and creating equitable learning pathways for all students.

We are committed to continual growth at Summit. We prioritize developing leaders from within and have invested in multiple career pathway programs for our teachers and school leaders. With dedicated days of professional development built into the academic year, we equip teachers with the tools necessary to improve their practice and tackle challenging issues.

To Apply

If you're interested in joining the team, we'd love to hear from you! Submit your application today: https://grnh.se/fa81af9c1