Annie Wright is seeking Substitute Teachers in the Lower School (Preschool-Grade 5) and Middle School (Grades 6-8).
Annie Wright’s strong community cultivates individual learners to become well-educated,
creative and responsible citizens for a global society.
Position Overview: duties & responsibilities
provide instruction and fulfill duties during the short-term absence of faculty; aid students in their daily tasks, help ensure their understanding of subject matter and use materials provided by absent teachers to attain lesson goals;
manage classroom behavior in a positive way and reach out to other faculty members for support as needed and manage classroom procedures, including taking attendance and maintaining orderly classrooms and student work, in compliance with the school’s procedures, guidelines, and policies;
and maintain a professional attitude in all manner of conduct with students, faculty, and parents, including a commitment to confidentiality.
hold a BA in education or a related field (teaching certification is a plus);
has experience working with and/or teaching youth;
are detail-oriented and demonstrate the ability to follow written and oral instructions;
demonstrate effective and appropriate communication with students, faculty, and staff, and parents;
demonstrate the ability to cultivate relationships with students in a short period of time;
exhibit confidence and capability in providing instruction;
are willing and able to work while standing for most of the day, with few breaks to sit (especially for Lower School Substitute Teachers);
are available on short notice and on a regular basis, and respond promptly to requests for substituting;
and are available from 7:30 am-3:30 pm.
Annie Wright Schools remains 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 resume, email, and telephone contact information for 3-5 professional references, and a cover letter, all in PDF format, to Ms. Erin Gan, Executive Assistant to the Head of Schools, at email@example.com.
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. The 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 Tacoma and around the world. We are proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School, delivering IB programs in every division.