Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at Lake Washington Girls Middle School. LWGMS offers competitive compensation and an attractive benefits package in a stimulating and dynamic academic community.

Lake Washington Girls Middle School invites your interest in the position/s posted below. Please review the position descriptions for application procedure information.


MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE AND STEAM TEACHER

Part-Time FTE  Fall 2018 – Eligible for Limited Benefits

Lake Washington Girls Middle School, located in Seattle’s Central District, seeks a STEAM teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. 

The ideal candidate

  • is a creative and flexible educator with experience or interest in teaching in a girls’ program/school;
  • has experience with culturally responsive pedagogy;
  • is a Washington State certified teacher or has at least two years of teaching experience;
  • has or is working toward a Master’s degree.

Responsibilities include

  • teaching one section of STEAM and Science/STEAM electives;
  • providing academic support for students during and outside of class time, as needed;
  • collaborating and participating actively in the work of the faculty on curriculum development, pedagogy, and assessment;
  • participating in faculty meetings as scheduled;
  • active participation in the life of the school community.

Salary/Benefits

  • Depending upon education and experience.
  • Compensation at LWGMS is competitive and includes medical, dental, and retirement benefits.
  • Part-time FTE – eligible for limited benefits

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Please submit the following to employment@lwgms.org:

  • Letter of interest describing qualifications and containing examples of teaching and learning in culturally diverse classrooms
  • Current resume with three professional references

No phone calls, please.

Resumes will be reviewed as needed until the position is filled.


ABOUT LAKE WASHINGTON GIRLS MIDDLE SCHOOL

Lake Washington Girls Middle School serves approximately 110 students in grades six through eight. Founded in 1998, the school is housed in a historic building in central Seattle, just a few minutes from the downtown core and from Lake Washington and one block from the vibrant Capitol Hill neighborhood. The School has an innovative and holistic approach to educating adolescent girls—fostering academic excellence, creative confidence, positive risk-taking, and the development of individual talents. Academic core curriculum is enriched and stretched by a focus on performance and public speaking, an integrated arts program, a STEAM curriculum, and an outdoor education program. Social-emotional learning is essential and inherent in all that we do. Faculty and staff collaborate in developing, planning, and implementing programs, and our values of “Respect and Responsibility” infuse the school’s culture.

SCHOOL AT A GLANCE

  • Located in Seattle’s Central District
  • Founded in 1998 - the first girls middle school in the Pacific Northwest
  • 110 students in grades 6-8
  • Average class size is 18 students
  • Office Hours: 8:00a - 4:30p
  • Approximately 23 Faculty/Staff, plus specialists and guest instructors
  • 57% of students are people of color
  • 35% of faculty/staff are people of color
  • Annual budget of approximately $2M
  • 25% of students receive tuition assistance
  • Six interscholastic sports with a 90% participation rate
  • Ten student-led clubs and after-school classes
  • Summer programs for girls in grades 4-11
  • Member of NAIS, NCGS, NWAIS, and WFIS
 

Lake Washington Girls Middle School is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable state and federal fair employment practices and laws. Lake Washington Girls Middle School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual identity, gender identity, family composition, or any other characteristic protected under applicable state and federal laws in administration of its hiring or employment policies.