Back to Job Board

Lower School Teacher

  • Teacher
  • West

Summit Classical Christian School

Cultivating generations of joyful disciples of Christ, rooted in Truth, to the glory of God.

Bellevue, Washington 98006

Position Description

Summit Classical Christian School is a Pre-K-12 Christian liberal arts school in the classical tradition. We seek to teach an integrated worldview with all academic subjects finding their purpose in Christ and His Scriptures.

We are currently seeking a Lower School (Elementary) Teacher

Job Description

The goal of a classical educator is to instill a passion for learning in a child and to inspire them to live a virtuous life. Our teachers are forming and shaping future men and women of excellence and virtue.

Candidate Attributes

Devoted to consistent reading and study of Scripture and the practice of the spiritual disciplines including consistent attendance and membership of a local Protestant church.

Strives to consistently exhibit faith, hope, love, wisdom, justice, courage, and temperance in their daily work and relationships
Exhibits a love of learning as characterized by continuing education through readings, workshops, conferences as well as an attitude of service

BA Required

Primary Responsibilities

Create a warm, engaged and productive classroom environment for children
Approach classroom instruction and student interactions from a Christian worldview

Actively ensure academic growth in every student by utilizing knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching philosophy and the developmental needs of students

Build partnership with parents through proactive communication
Plan, create and implement daily and weekly lesson plans to help students meet the learning goals for students

Plan and detail environments and lessons that reflect developmentally appropriate skills, concepts, and activities that reflect the classical model

Participate in collaborative evaluation processes with the Deans and Head of School

Attend weekly faculty meetings

Attend school events outside regular school hours including, but not limited to: Parent/teacher conferences, Open House, Expo, performances, student socials, & professional development sessions

Critical Performance Competencies

Positively support the school’s policies and practices and work collaboratively in a professional organization.

Commitment to establishing truthful, effective proactive and positive parent communication.

Able to use strong written and oral communication skills to transfer thoughts and express ideas

Flexible and adaptable in dealing with new, different or changing requirements

Maintain confidentiality and security of information

Hold self and others accountable to accomplish results

Effective in handling multiple concurrent tasks

Familiar with various computer software such as Microsoft Word, Gmail, Google Docs/ Spreadsheet, ability to learn and work with the school’s integrated data-based software, Gradelink, as needed

Adhere to biblical standards in all areas of conduct

Lower School – Teacher Physical Requirements

Requires standing for long periods of time, extensive reaching and bending, bending on knees, sitting on the floor, etc.

Able to make visual and auditory evaluation of student work and performance

To apply for this job email your details to