Annie Wright is seeking an Upper School for Girls Business Teacher and Dorm Parent to begin on August 24, 2020. This is a full time position.
Position Overview: duties & responsibilities
The Upper School for Girls (USG) Business Teacher:
teaches Business courses in alignment with the mission and philosophy of Annie Wright Schools and with the International Baccalaureate framework, including Business elective class in Grades 9 and 10 (financial literacy, and other topics to be determined by the teacher) and IB Business, in grades 11 and 12;
leads the Business (s)elective, an after-school activity, for the Upper School for Girls, and develops, supervises and encourages business ventures, business learning, and local, national and sometimes international field trips;
implements the curriculum with best practices in teaching, student-centered instruction, and relevant educational technologies;
and fulfills all faculty duties and maintains good communication with families about student progress.
This position may also be eligible to serve as a dorm parent. In this capacity, the USG Business Teacher:
resides on campus in apartments provided by the school (apartment sizes vary and are assigned according to individuals’ roles and family needs) and works closely and cooperatively with residential faculty, students, and other school staff; attends all staff meetings and participates in all trainings and orientations for faculty and staff at the beginning and end of the academic year; and fulfills all administrative tasks and other duties as assigned;
is on duty for designated shifts and additional school events and dorm activities beyond the normal duty hours.
Annie Wright Schools remain firmly committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. Annie Wright shall hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all other employment related decisions without regard to an employee’s race, color, creed, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, political ideology, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or any other basis prohibited by law. Applicants of diverse and underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and email and telephone contact information for 3-5 professional references, all in PDF format, to Ms. Erin Gann, Executive Assistant to the Head of Schools, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications for this position will be accepted until the position is filled.
The USG Business Teacher:
holds a BA in Business or a related field;
has experience teaching Business at the high school level and/or has experience working in a business environment, and is familiar with the International Baccalaureate framework;
demonstrates an ability to form authentic relationships with high school students, excellent communication and organizational skills, reliability, and proficiency in educational technologies;
For Dorm Parent responsibilities, the USG Business Teacher:
must be at least 21 years old, have a valid Washington State driver’s license, pass school bus driver training (comprehensive driving abstracts will be obtained to determine if applicants are eligible to drive school vehicles), and hold current CPR/First Aid certification (training can be provided);
must pass the standard background checks required of all school employees and must sign and abide by the AWS Residential Occupancy contract (these apply to resident spouses as well);
has experience working with young people as a dorm parent, classroom teacher, camp counselor, youth group leader, or in a similar role;
demonstrates commitment to personal integrity, character development, and community membership as well as broad emotional intelligence and a deep reserve of patience;
has a track record of acting effectively and supervising students in a variety of potential emergency situations;
demonstrates willingness to develop, sponsor, and lead programming in character education and community building, academics, leadership, and recreational and cultural activities;
The USG Business Teacher and Dorm Parent:
is eligible to work in the United States.
About Annie Wright Schools
Tradition meets innovation at Annie Wright Schools, where we honor our rich history and traditions, embrace the present, and continue always to move forward. Founded in 1884, Annie Wright Schools serve students from age three through high school. Annie Wright Lower and Middle Schools offer co-ed programs in Preschool through Grade 8, while separate Upper Schools for boys and girls offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12, welcoming students from around the world. We are proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School, delivering IB programs in every division.
Annie Wright’s strong community cultivates individual learners to become well-educated, creative and responsible citizens for a global society.